Bans have been struck down in some courts, upheld in others. The Supreme Court will settle the differences, and abortion opponents couldn't be happier.
Vladimir Putin continues to make overtures to the Russian Orthodox Church. Should non-Orthodox be worried?
Over the last 10 years, the number of Cambodian Christians has grown from 200 to an estimated 60,000. The number includes one of Cambodia's most infamous killers: Duch, director of the Khmer Rouge's central prison.
Support has come from Tony Evans, Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, Ralph Reed, Richard Land, John C. Hagee, and Charles Colson, reports the New York Times. He's not the most conservative candidate, notes writer Laurie Goodstein, but Christian leaders believe he'll be truer to the conservative Christian movement than his father was.
Where evangelicals and Pentecostals are becoming more environmental out of a sense of worshiping God, reports the Los Angeles Times, Jews are doing so to "redeem the land," African-American churches tend to do so out of a sense of justice, and Catholics are doing so out of an understanding of reconciliation.
Organized Nazareth-to-Bethlehem journey "definitely not for package-tour fans," says the Boston Globe, which offered a special section on travel to Israel over the weekend, including a history of pilgrimages to ...1