NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention
wielded significant influence on the White House during the presidency
of George W. Bush, according to a former White House aide promoting a
c. 2012 Religion News Service
(RNS/ENInews) Christian leaders are teaming with animal rights advocates to fight against cockfighting, calling the practice of watching and betting on roosters who fight to the death antithetical to biblical values.
c. 2012 Salt Lake Tribune
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A Mormon student surfs the Internet for a school assignment and discovers that Mormon founder Joseph Smith had multiple wives, even marrying a 14-year-old.
A returned Mormon missionary, preparing a Sunday school lesson, comes across a website alleging that the Book of Mormon was plagiarized from a novel.
c. 2012 USA Today
CAIRO (RNS) From her home, Samia Ramsis holds a key chain bearing the face of the Virgin Mary as visitors outside come to look upon the spot where Egypt's Coptic Christians believe Mary, Joseph and the infant Jesus found refuge after fleeing Bethlehem.