Christianity

Conservative Christians Speak Out Against IMAX Volcano Film

June 21, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: AFP

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20050621/ts_alt_afp/afplifestyleusreligion_050621195858

On June 21, 2005 Agence France-Presse reported, "Culture wars raging in the United States are reaping new victims as monster-screen IMAX cinemas and top museums are dragged into the fierce debate over the origin of life. Pressure from ultraconservative religious groups has prompted some...

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Senator Retracts Allegation That Air Force Academy Controversy Is Example of Democrats "Demonizing Christians"

June 20, 2005

Source: TheWBALChannel.com

http://www.thewbalchannel.com/news/4632227/detail.html

On June 20, 2005 the reported, "A Republican congressman has retracted his accusation that Democrats were 'demonizing Christians' by concluding there was religious intolerance at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The remark by Indiana Rep. John Hostettler came during debate on a proposal by Democrats that would put Congress on record against 'coercive and abusive religious proselytizing' at...

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"Open Doors, Open Minds" Pairs Jews and Catholics in Suburban Chicago

June 20, 2005

Source: Chicago Daily Herald

http://www.dailyherald.com/news/lakestory.asp?id=63627

On June 20, 2005 the Chicago Daily Herald reported, "Every other week for seven sessions, about 25 members of the Am Echod Jewish Temple and about 25 members of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church met to discuss, well, just about anything. They chatted about serious topics such as anti-Semitism and abortion and lighthearted ones, such as Madonna's obsession with Kabbalah and Barbra...

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Editorial: Republican Evangelists Have "Twisted" the Role of Religion

June 18, 2005

Source: The Charleston Gazette

http://wvgazette.com/section/Editorials/2005061726

On June 18, 2005 The Charleston Gazette reported, "Walter Cronkite — one of America’s most respected voices, who addressed the Kanawha Valley’s business community five years ago at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet — says America is harmed by far-right fundamentalists who wield enormous political power... He said Republican evangelists such as Pat Robertson and Jerry...

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Majority of Global Christian Population Increasingly Non-American and Non-European

June 18, 2005

Source: Lexington Herald-Leader/The Dallas Morning News

http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/living/religion/11916422.htm

On June 18, 2005 the The Dallas Morning News reported, "For centuries, Christianity has been primarily a white, European and North American religion. But the explosive growth of Africa and Asia, combined with the success of evangelization there, will change that forever. By 2050, it's expected that only one in five Christians worldwide...

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Unitarian Universalists to Meet in Bible Belt as They Struggle with Theological Diversity

June 18, 2005

Source: Star-Telegram

http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/living/religion/11919276.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp

On June 18, 2005 the Star-Telegram reported, "The Unitarian Universalist Association -- a remarkably inclusive American denomination that embraces Christians, Buddhists, Humanists, Wiccans, atheists and theists -- will invade the Bible Belt next week. Some 4,000 delegates to the national general assembly in Fort...

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NETWORK: A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 June 2014.

Phone: 202-347-9797
Email: network@networklobby.org
Website: http://www.networklobby.org/
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NETWORK: A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, is a progressive voice within the Catholic community that has worked to influence Congress in favor of peace and justice for more than 30 years. Through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching - the rich social justice tradition...

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Billy Graham Reaches Out to Diverse Community During Three-Day "Crusade" in Flushing

June 17, 2005

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/religion/stories/061805dnrelgraham.189a8655.html

On June 17, 2005 The Dallas Morning News reported, "In 1957, when Billy Graham's New York City crusade launched him into the national spotlight, he took a chance by crossing racial lines in an age of segregation. Beginning Friday, Dr. Graham – now 86 and in declining health – will return...

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Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 22 June 2005.

Phone: 301-589-2509
Email: WATER@hers.com
Website: http://www.hers.com/water
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The Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER) is "a feminist educational center, doing work locally, nationally and internationally organizing programs and projects, publications and workshops, counseling, spiritual direction and liturgical...
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Update: Ongoing Call for Evangelical Christian Parents to Withdraw Children from Public Schools

June 17, 2005

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/printstory.mpl/religion/3230640

On June 17, 2005 the Houston Chronicle reported, "Houston attorney Bruce N. Shortt is on a mission to convince Christian parents to pull their children from public schools and educate them at home or in Christian classrooms. Shortt is among a small but growing number of evangelicals who regard public schools as antagonistic toward religion and incapable of educating. They...

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Editorial: Convocation on Hunger Illustrated Positive Impact of Religion on Politics

June 17, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0617/p08s01-comv.html?s=hns

On June 17, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor ran an editorial that commented on the interfaith "convocation on hunger" held in Washington, D.C. The Monitor writes, "Even a corner-of-the-eye glance at US politics this past year and the conclusion is obvious: Religion has played a polarizing role... To counter this trend, more than 40 US denominations took part in a...

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Editorial: Tallahassee Residents Reach Out to One Another Across Faiths

June 17, 2005

Source: Tallahassee Democrat

http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/news/opinion/11912451.htm

On June 17, 2005 the Tallahassee Democrat's associate editor, Bill Berlow, reported, "It started last December during the holiday season. About eight Turkish graduate students at Florida State University, all men, all Muslims, joined several Unitarians to share good cheer and red roses with dozens of recuperating patients at Tallahassee Memorial's rehab unit....

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Allegations of Unequal Restrictions on Muslim Cadets at Air Force Academy Surface

June 17, 2005

Source: Rocky Mountain News

http://rockymountainnews.com/drmn/state/article/0,1299,DRMN_21_3862347,00.html

On June 17, 2005 the Rocky Mountain News reported, "Muslim cadets at the Air Force Academy were prevented from attending mosque services last semester because of school obligations, while similar duties were scheduled to avoid conflict with Jewish and Christian services, a Muslim student says. The issue of unequal treatment for the...

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