Social Issues


Children | Jan. 6 2000

Sex education focuses on abstinence

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Abstinence has increasingly become a focus of sex education in the nation’s schools, according to new studies.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Handover: Macau becomes territory of China

On Dec. 20, 1999, the first European colony in East Asia, followed Hong Kong in becoming a sovereign territory of the largest nation in the world.... [READ MORE]

Health | Jan. 6 2000

Christians more likely to divorce, study says

VENTURA, Calif. – A new study by the Barna Research Group in Ventura, Calif., says born-again Christians are more likely to go through... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

By far, the biggest news for Alabama Baptists in 1999 was the defeat of proposed state lottery gambling. Church leaders from different denominations,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Chinese court tries religious couple in secret

WUHAN, China – A couple arrested in the crackdown on the Falun Gong spiritual movement has reportedly been tried in secret in the central... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 1 2000

Pastors in Iran Could Face Death Penalty

ISTANBUL,TURKEY — Three pastors in Iran are facing charges that could lead to the death penalty for activities in the house-church movement... [READ MORE]

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