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Army and Air Force Deny Links To Christian Event

After complaints by a government watchdog group, the Air Force and the Army partially distanced themselves yesterday from a three-day evangelical Christian event this weekend at a Georgia theme park. - The Washington Post

Pope Faces German Revolt as Anger Grows in Latin America

Pope Benedict was in trouble on two fronts recently, struggling to contain anger over remarks he made in Latin America and facing a revolt by former colleagues in Germany. - The Guardian

Op-Ed: A Close Look at the Catholic Boom

The pope and many others speak for the thoroughly religious. Christopher Hitchens has the latest best seller on behalf of the antireligious. But who speaks for the quasi-religious? - The New York Times

Execution Delay Prompts Criticism in Ohio

Death penalty opponents called on the state to halt executions after prison staff struggled to find suitable veins on a condemned man's arm to deliver the lethal chemicals. - Associated Press

Romney to voters: I'm Not Intolerant of Gays

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Thursday that his opposition to same-sex marriage should not be interpreted as intolerance of gays, who served in his administration when he was Massachusetts governor. - Associated Press

 

 




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