RNS Daily Digest

c. 2005 Religion News Service Falwell Upgraded to `Serious’ Condition, Gets Prayers From Jesse Jackson (RNS) The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s condition was upgraded to “serious” Wednesday (March 30) as President Bush extended his best wishes and the Rev. Jesse Jackson offered his prayers with a touch of humor. Jackson, Falwell’s frequent sparring opponent on television, […]

COMMENTARY: The Ultimate Lesson in the Schiavo Case

c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Nobody’s perfect, and nobody knows what he’d do under certain circumstances until he’s actually in those circumstances. Which is why it’s hard to fault Terri Schiavo’s husband or her parents and siblings, all of whom have insisted that they wanted only what was best for her. True, Michael Schiavo […]

RNS Weekly Digest

c. 2005 Religion News Service Cardinal Says Ailing Pope Should Not Be `Counted Out’ Just Yet (RNS) A leading American cardinal says Pope John Paul II should not be “counted out” despite his visibly declining health that forced him to miss Easter services for the first time in his 26-year papacy. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of […]

COMMENTARY: Weak Leadership All Around Us

c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Consider this small incident as a lens for looking at leadership: We are driving to Easter worship. The car chugs and dies. I pull off the road. My wife and I assess the situation. Could be fuel supply. We agree that I will walk home to get another car […]