Faith: Christian

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    Opponents, led by the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops, say the FDA’s approval of the abortion pill RU-486 will “further numb our conscience to the violence of abortion.” More

    September 29, 2000 | Comments

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    Bryan Stevenson, a Harvard-educated African-American lawyer in Alabama, has dedicated his life to saving inmates on death row. He says he was influenced strongly by his Christian faith. More

    June 30, 2000 | Comments

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    As corporate farming displaces more and more family farms in America’s Great Plains, ranchers and farmers move away. Local businesses are forced to shut down, schools consolidate, and congregations become so small they have to close their churches. More

    June 23, 2000 | Comments

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    Read the full transcript of Bob Abernathy's e-mail with Dr. Francis Collins of the Human Genome Project at the National Institute of Health.

    June 16, 2000 | Comments

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    Hundreds of thousands of people in Washington and more than 60 other cities prepared for Sunday’s Million Mom March, a Mother’s Day attempt to convince Congress to pass tougher gun control laws. Every major faith group — Christian, Jewish, Muslim — has endorsed the march, but the gun issue still divides many believers. More

    May 12, 2000 | Comments

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    jesus, holy week, easter, the passion of the christ, resurrection More

    April 21, 2000 | Comments

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    As a writer and editor, Phyllis Tickle’s life on the road can be crowded and public. At home, in the midst of her writing and in the midst of whatever else is happening, every three hours every day Phyllis’ watch beeps. She stops what she’s doing, picks up her Breviary, her book of daily readings, goes to a quiet place and prays.

    March 31, 2000 | Comments

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    Homosexuality is one of the most contentious issues facing Christian denominations, A year ago, Methodist ministers blessed a holy union ceremony in which two women exchanged marriage vows. Yet the controversy isn’t going away, and conservatives are urging an end to what they call blatant disobedience among clergy. More

    February 18, 2000 | Comments

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    A survey conducted by the KANSAS CITY STAR claims the death rate from AIDS among priests is four times that of the general population. But the newspaper’s conclusions and survey methodology have drawn sharp criticism. More

    February 4, 2000 | Comments

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    According to the Census Bureau, 44 million Americans do not have health insurance. Everyone agrees solving that problem will take more than church volunteers, but take a look at what a devout doctor and Memphis’s Church Health Center are doing. Memphis is one of the poorest big cities in the country, and that’s why Dr. Scott Morris moved there. More

    February 4, 2000 | Comments

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