March (Web-only) 2000

Everyone Has Something to Say about McCain's 'Agents Of Intolerance' Comment
Plus: Who owns Jesus, and a Christian band eschews the label
Four Christians Released By Saudi Authorities
One detained Filipino still waiting for employer's guarantee
Christian Uzbek Pastor Marks One Year in Prison
Jailers reportedly beating pastor for witnessing.
With More than 1,000 Dead Nigeria Faces Possible Civil War Over Religion
Plus: Is the Scandal of the Evangelical Mind over? Is it time to masculinize church vestments? Is the Antichrist here? and other topics
The Challenge of the Lenten Season
Evangelical Protestants are caught between freedom in Christ and sacred observance.
Let's Lengthen Lent
Let's Lengthen Lent
The season can be a beautiful and deeply moving experience of walking with Jesus to the cross.
Marriage Savers
California churches crucial in Prop. 22 debate.
ABC's '20/20' to Air Report on Fetal-Tissue Trafficking Tonight
House of Representatives Committee holding hearings on subject Thursday
National Association of Evangelicals Leader Says Republican Candidates Don't Understand
Plus: School prayer, God on TV, Michael English falls again, and other news stories from the world's media sources.
Court Upholds Good Friday Laws
Build Bridges but Fight Fanaticism India's Churches Told
National Council of Churches in India will also work against strengthening of caste system.
Catholic Priest Fears Violence will Continue in Southern Philippines
We must prepare for the worst, he says of directionless peace talks.
Can Calling Someone a Hate Criminal Be a Hate Crime?
Plus: Canada's National Post laments anti-Christian bigotry, Catholics and Protestants unite for Ash Wednesday services, and other religion news stories.
Bob Jones University Drops Interracial Dating Ban
Fundamentalist school finds itself thrust into Republican presidential debate.
Bigotry Alleged in Chaplaincy Choice
Three months after controversy began, lots of partisan sniping but still no chaplain vote in U.S. House.
The Man They Made a Monkey
William Jennings Bryan won the battle but lost the war against teaching evolution in the schools.
Modernism's Moses
>Harry Emerson Fosdick, one of the century's most controversial Christians, devoted much of his life to fighting fundamentalism
Putting the Poor on the National Agenda
Ron Sider's timely proposals
Ron Sider’s Unsettling Crusade
Ron Sider’s Unsettling Crusade
Why does this man irritate so many people?
Pope Asks Forgiveness for Sins Committed by Sons of the Church
Plus: Slate analyzes Chuck Colson but doesn't understand Protestant Christianity, creationism's most famous enemy may be helping the cause, Lent gets easier, and other topics.
Two Turkish Christians Jailed
Judge refuses bail during 'religious slander' investigation
Irish Church Rule on Clergy Couples Prompts Pair to Seek Joint Refuge in US
Married Anglican priests now live together in Maryland
Will Gore Go After Bush's Faith
Plus: Democrats using Bob Jones University as campaign tool, Seventh-Day Adventists sue for their name, Thomas Nelson's secret book, and other news stories from around the world.
Pope Asks Forgiveness for Past Betrayal of the Gospel
Church's 'children' made mistakes, but the church is sacred, says John Paul II
Scouts Defend Homosexuality Policy
Supreme Court scheduled to hear case in April
Mission to Mars Explodes on Launchpad
What Christian film critics are saying about the weekend's top ten.
Indonesian Religious Riot Death Toll Dwarfs 30 New Corpses
Plus: Charges dropped against priest in Egypt riots, Pope accused of 'watering down' apology, and black churches wake up to AIDS crisis.
At Historic Service Polish Church Leaders Ask Pardon for Past Mistakes
Catholic, Orthodox, and Lutheran heads apologize for egoism and indifference.
Turkmen Secret Police Deports Baptist Couple
More expulsions expected as efforts continue to stop 'illegal' religious activity
Now You Must Forgive Mozambique its Debts Methodist Bishop Tells West
Economic situation 'has gone from precarious to catastrophic' after flooding
Receiving the Day the Lord Has Made (Part 1)
A day of rest is God's gift to us. Part 12
Receiving the Day the Lord Has Made (Part2)
A day of rest is God's gift to us. Part
Prosecutor's Bible Quoting Saves Murderer's Life
Plus: Indiana okays the Ten Commandments, Florida nixes vouchers, the Vatican faces an identity crisis, and other stories from the world's media.
Turkmenistan Refuses To Register Bible Society
Government confiscating Turkmen, Russian Scriptures
90-year-old Granny D Walks Across US to Become a Prophet and Scourge
3,200-mile walk a holy crusade for campaign finance reform
Where East and West Meet
Plus: Taco Bell's delicious Lent, Bob Jones University reposts 'cult' statement, and other Christian news from the world's media.
Forgive and Remember
Pope John Paul II's apology was unprecedented, but not entirely unique.
Amassed Media: I Click Today
A look at the Web's best sites about Patrick, one of the world's most famous missionaries
No Political Meaning in Pope's Visit to Holy Land says Latin Patriarch
'This question of meddling or not meddling in the peace process is not a question that concerns the pilgrimage of the Holy Father,' says Archbishop Michel Sabbah.
Peace Be With You
Looking beyond naivete and cynicism about peacemaking at Wheaton's Christianity and Violence conference.
Graduation Prayer Okay If All Student-Initiated
Plus: Quoting the Bible in court is okay in Ohio (but not Georgia), the minuses of plus signs in Israel, Hollywood slips one by the protesters, and other news stories from the mainstream press.
National Council of Churches Making Gun Control Top Legislative Priority
We must halt America's gun 'scourge,' says general secretary
Only Human Contact Can Ease Kosovo Tension Says Orthodox 'Cyber-Monk'
Father Sava Janjic is pessimistic about the future
Flamingoed' for Missions
How lawn ornaments became 'a way to glorify God.'
Internet Pornography Use Common in many Libraries Report Says
Librarian-researcher claims American Library Association thwarted study
Oscar Grouches and Glories
What Christian movie critics are saying about Best Picture nominations and other top films of 1999.
Physicist Wins Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion
Freeman Dyson, midwife of Quantum Electrodynamics, futurist, and popularizer of science, honored for work on responsible science.
Lunatic Liar Lord or Really Nice Guy?
Plus: The pope goes to Israel, evangelicals run out of Mexican village, and Christian alt-rocker Gene Eugene dies
Taiwanese Church Leader Calls for Recognition of Island's Sovereignty
Presbyterian Church in Taiwan in forefront of campaign for Taiwan's independence
China's Cardinal Ignatius Kung: Loyal to Very End
Chinese church leader, oldest Roman Catholic cardinal, dies at age 98
Indian Churches Protest 'Price Tag' for Christian Conversion
Orissa ordering official permission, fees to change religion
Church Council Urges Swift Resolution of Zimbabwe's Row over White Farms
Land redistribution must be done in a systematic, just and transparent manner
US House Finally Gets Chaplain and He's a Catholic Priest
Plus: Supreme Court OKs mandatory student fees, Texas church is site of shooting, and the U.K. National Gallery looks at Jesus.
Heaven Can't Wait
Mass suicides, like last week's in Uganda, may be a newer tactic, but the temptation to predict, even force, the coming of kingdom bliss is not.
Bombs Continue to Fall on Ministry Hospitals in Sudan
Samaritan's Purse hit for fourth time, two killed in Voice of the Martyrs bombing
Pope Tells Palestinians to Seek Hope in the Place Where Jesus was Born
Kiss of ground symbolic as John Paul II calls for Palestinian homeland
At Jerusalem's Holocaust Memorial Pope Regrets Persecution of Jews
Catholic Church 'deeply saddened by anti-Semitism directed against the Jews by Christians.'
Florida School Voucher Plan Struck Down by State Judge
Church-state issues not addressed in ruling
I Read the News Today
Finding the most important story in headlines' sum
Revival a Myth says George Barna
Plus: The Lord's Prayer causes a stir in Canada and Israel, and Gary Bauer, heroic martyr.
Vermont House Approves Civil Unions for Homosexual Couples
Amended bill defines 'marriage' as heterosexual
Islamic Fundamentals
Christians have a responsibility to understand our Muslim neighbors and their beliefs
Lutherans Organize Opposition to Historic Episcopate
Plus: New House chaplain says 'move on,' Canada's Uniting Church moves against official Lord's Prayer, and sports collides with religion.
Power in Unity
President of NAE embraces new strategy.
Preach the Message of the Beatitudes Pope says in Sermon on Mount
100,000 hear message by Sea of Galilee
How Muslims See Christianity
Many Muslims don't understand Christianity—especially the idea of salvation by grace through faith.
Chicago Church Raises Money to Hire Prostitutes
Plus: Dignified anger and judgment at Anglican meeting, Messianic Muslims, and The Cider House Doesn't Rule.
Despite the Cleavage Christian Film Critics Like Erin Brockovich
What Christian movie reviewers are saying about the week's top films.
Do Evangelicals Practice Holistic Outreach?
World Evangelical Fellowship focuses on broad demands of Great Commission.

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ERLC Retracts Announcement Firing President Brent Leatherwood
ERLC Retracts Announcement Firing President Brent Leatherwood
UPDATE: The chair of the board of trustees, Kevin Smith, has resigned.

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