Christians killed for their faith in 2002, according to Aid to the Church in Need. Increase since 1970 in the number of cohabiting couples who live with children. Alabamans who say they would support Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore if he defied a court order to remove the 4,300-pound Ten Commandments monument in the state judicial building.



Number of these deaths that occurred in Colombia. Likelihood that a child will spend time in a cohabiting couple household.

Sources: Zenit, The National Marriage Project, Associated Press

Related Elsewhere:

Christianity Today's Weblog has been covering the story of Roy Moore who has defied the court order to remove the Tem Commandments monument. Other stories on it include:

The Ten Commandments, How Deep Our Debt | The words of the Decalogue run like a river through not only the church but also English and American history. (August 22, 2003)
Hang Ten? | Thou shalt avoid Ten Commandments tokenism. (March 6, 2002)
Ten Commandments Judge Praised and Panned | Roy Moore fulfilled his campaign promise with a 5,280-pound granite monument. (November 29, 2001)
Roy Moore's Journey to Alabama Supreme Court | After taking on the ACLU, Moore promised to take Ten Commandments to state court. (August 1, 2000)
Ten Commandments Judge Looking for Federal Fight (July 8, 1997)

Christianity Today's recent Go Figure columns include:

A survey indicates that teenagers attend religious services more than adults. (August 5, 2003)
Two astronomers determine the time when Jesus died and rose. (July 16, 2003)
How evangelicals view Islam and their own happiness. (June 12, 2003)
By mid-March 41 percent of churchgoers said their pastor had not mentioned the war. (May 5, 2003)
What percentage of Americans say they are spiritual but not religious? (April 24, 2003)
The power of Jesus shows in magazine sales. (February 4, 2003)
What role did abortion play in the congressional race? (January 8, 2003)
Is cheating more rampant at religious high schools? (December 18, 2002)
What do Americans pray for? (December 9, 2002)
How much more time do evangelical fathers give their children? (October 25, 2002)
What percentage of Americans believe in heaven? (September 13, 2002)
Americans continue to give to religious groups following September 11. (August 14, 2002)
The majority of Americans say September 11 proved there's "too little religion." (July 11, 2002)
Statistics on the Protestant clergy shortage and The Prayer of Jabez (May 23, 2002)
The number of Americans who say they have no religion is growing (May 8, 2002)

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