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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Group buys slaves, sets free

A controversial Christian human rights group based in Switzerland said it had bought the freedom of 5,514 slaves in Sudan during a secret mission.…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Columbine crosses displayed

The display’s symbols couldn’t be ignored. Spread out in the back on an exhibition hall of the Georgia World Congress Center, 12 wooden crosses…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Hawaii High Court ends efforts at gay marriages

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Hawaii Supreme Court has ended efforts to legalize gay marriage in the state, which once was expected to approve same-sex…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Spanish soap operas save souls in America

Saving souls with soap operas? It’s happening. Spanish speakers throughout North and South America are coming to Christ through “En…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Indonesian Christian/Muslim clash continues

MALUKU, Indonesia – More that 300 people died in clashes recently between Indonesian Christians and Muslims. In North Malice province, some…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Supreme Court upholds Vermont ruling

MONTPELIER, Vermont – Supreme Court says Vermont can’t subsidize religious school students. The nation’s highest court has again ruled…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Greek police close evangelical radio station

ATHENS, Greece – An evangelical Christian radio station in Athens, Greece, has been closed and a retired pastor who helped run it was jailed…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

YouthLink 2000

More than 1,200 Alabama students found a unique way to spend the end of the 20th Century. They didn’t use the last days of their Christmas…

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Religion News | Jan. 6 2000

Baptist receive White House apology over religious comment

White House spokesman Joe Lockhart had apologized for his comments linking the Southern Baptist Convention to organizations that “perpetuate…

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Religion News | 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. More…

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