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NEW YORK (AP) — With the Boy Scouts of America entangled in a furor over its ban on gays, lesser-known youth organizations across the ideological spectrum see an opportunity. They wonder if the turmoil might prompt some families to give them a...
WSBT TVIt's a place many parents send their children to learn – but should public school classrooms also be a place for faith? What if just Christian faith is promoted? Northern Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse, a Republican, is sponsoring a bill that would...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican state senator is pushing for Indiana's public school students to start the school day by reciting the Lord's Prayer amid what he calls an "attack" on religion in the schools. Senate education committee chairman...
NEW YORK (AP) — A long-serving Air Force chaplain has left the Southern Baptist Convention after the conservative denomination publicly questioned his decision to attend a same-sex civil union ceremony at his base in New Jersey. The chaplain, Col....
UPDATE: JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Southern Baptist groups are calling on a Mississippi church that blocked a black couple from getting married under its roof to reject racism. Leaders of the Mississippi Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of the Southern Baptist Convention's public policy arm has condemned the response of many black leaders to the Trayvon Martin case as "shameful." Some black pastors within the nation's largest Protestant...
ReutersFollowing is a summary of current people news briefs. Teens more resilient, tech savvy than older millennial: study NEW YORK (Reuters) - Young teenagers who make up the second wave of millennials, the generation that began in the 1980s, are more...
Tags: Dyslexia, Gemma Arterton, Judaism, Nigella Lawson, Authors
ReutersJERUSALEM, June 17 (Reuters) - U.S. entertainer Barbra Streisand on Monday took a swipe at Orthodox Jews in Israel who compel women to sit in the back of buses and assault them for following religious rituals traditionally reserved for men. "It's...
In traditional Native American belief, spirits can inhabit seemingly inanimate things. Can paintings, sculptures, decorative objects and handicrafts also be infused with the spirits of their subjects, and of the people who made them? If so, the new...
Tags: Sculpture, Immigration, Artists, U.S. Army, Arts and Culture
Re "Church opposes gays in Scouts," June 13 As a Baptist, I want to crawl in a hole when I read of such blatant hostility by Christians against gays joining the Boy Scouts of America. The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant...
Oviedo's beloved chickens Amen to Tom Weighill's plug for chickens in Saturday's letters to the editor. Oviedo's chickens have been around since about 1875. How many places can tout a living symbol of history so simple and yet so meaningful? Oviedo'...
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