DavidE.Anderson, the departing editor of Religion News Service, was given two honors last month. The Religion Newswriters Association gave him its William A. Reed Lifetime Achievement Award September 11, and he was honored two days later by the interfaith Religion Communicators Council with the first-ever Winston Taylor Religious Communicator of Values Award.
In one of George Barna’s largest national surveys on marriage and divorce, the pollster has confirmed previous findings that born-again Christian adults have the same likelihood of divorce (35 percent) as other Americans.
Ralph Reed, the former head of the Christian Coalition and now a Republican strategist, admitted that he accepted $1.23 million in consulting fees tied to Indian-run gambling casinos, the Washington Post has reported.
Leaders of the Episcopal Church may be placed on quarantine by the rest of the worldwide Anglican Communion because of the U.S. denomination’s approval of an openly gay man, V. Gene Robinson, as a bishop, London newspapers reported early this month.
Representation of Mary and Child handed over in Moscow
Sep 21, 2004
Russian Orthodox church leaders have welcomed Pope John Paul II’s decision to return a precious icon to Russia, a representation of Mary and Child that was handed over in Moscow in late August by a Catholic delegation.