RELIGION IN THE NEWS
Hospitals are grappling with ethical decisions about the end of life as medical advances increasingly enable doctors to extend the lives of the terminally ill. - Reuters
A Church's Shift Toward Tradition
Pope Benedict XVI is completing a significant theological shift of the Roman Catholic Church that seeks to reassert the spiritual supremacy of the Vatican. - The Christian Science MonitorAbstinence Education Faces an Uncertain Future
Abstinence education programs are fighting serious threats to their future after the most comprehensive study of these programs to date found no sign that absitenence eduation delays a teenager's sexual debut. - The New York TimesObama, Clinton Slam Court on Abortion RulingBarack Obama and Hillary Clinton attacked a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding a late-term abortion ban while pointing to their Senate votes against the confirmations of John Roberts and Samuel Alito - Reuters Religious Groups Push Farm Policy Reforms to Combat Poverty
As Congress prepares to rewrite the nation's Farm Bill, interdenominational religious organizations are drawing connections between farm policies and the larger issues of poverty and nutrition. - The Roundtable on Religion & Social Welfare PolicyAs Muslim Group Goes on Trial, Other Charities Watch Warily
The largest Muslim charity in the U.S. has been accused of aiding Hamas, bringing to the forefront the question of how to deal with charities suspected of supporting terrorism. - The New York Times
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State asked to investigate Hahnville fire department - 1236 views
After months of bickering within the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) and allegations of mismanaged funds, the fire service members have finally agreed on one thing – the organization should undergo a forensic legislative audit to determine if any money was misappropriated during the reign of former Fire Chief Reginald Gaubert.