1.After September 11 attacks, Christian leaders help nation grieve, care for survivors, and wage a just war against terrorism.

2.Shelter Now's 24 workers in Afghanistan detained three months for Christian outreach to Muslims.

3. Federal money pays for limited research on cells from destroyed human embryos.

4. New coalition of prolife and prochoice advocates presses for ban on cloning human embryos.

5.Faith-based charities legislation sidetracked over religion clause.

6.Confessing Movement resists liberals in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), fights to retain "fidelity and chastity" amendment.

7. U.S. Supreme Court allows Christian groups to use public schools after classes.

8. Evangelical scholars reject "openness of God" theology.

9. HarperCollins accused of trying to de-Christianize C.S. Lewis.

10.Greater Ministries International leaders convicted in $500 million Ponzi scheme.

Related Elsewhere

World'sreligion year in review includes Jerry Falwell's comments after September 11, the Gaylord Entertainment suit, and conservative struggles in mainline denominations.

In a Religion Newswriters Association poll, Osama bin Laden was voted the top religion newsmaker for 2001.

See Christianity Today's Top Ten New Stories of 2000.

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