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WASHINGTON (RNS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrapped up a summit of international leaders this week to explore specific steps to combat intolerance, discrimination and violence on the basis of religion or belief. The closed-door meeting on Wednesday (Dec. 14) was the first of an ongoing series called “The Istanbul Process.” Representatives came from 30 […] Read More

A newspaper interview about his next book turned political when best-selling author John Grisham termed the Bush administration “bad people with evil intent” and the war in Iraq an “immoral abomination.” Grisham’s 20th book, Playing for Pizza, a fictional account of an American football player seeking to revive a career in Italy, is scheduled for […] Read More

One of the joys of living in New York City is to be able to visit great historic churches and participate in their worship services. One Sunday in May 2000 I attended the Riverside Church, famous for the preaching of Harry Emerson Fosdick. The church was led until recently by Dr. James Forbes. As a […] Read More

Syndicated columnist Cal Thomas declared Sen. Hillary Clinton “not a person who believes in the central tenets of Christianity” based on a recent article profiling the Democratic presidential candidate’s faith. A July 6 New York Times article quoted the senator as responding to questions about her theological views by saying she believed in the resurrection […] Read More

Conservative evangelical voters fear a President Hillary Clinton more than the devil, Moral Majority founder Jerry Falwell said in remarks reported Sunday. “I certainly hope that Hillary is the candidate,” Falwell said in a recording of a Friday morning closed-door session with evangelical leaders obtained by the Los Angeles Times. “Because nothing will energize my […] Read More

While President Bush telephoned thousands of abortion opponents pledging to work toward a “culture of life,” Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said his shortchanging of family planning could be causing abortion rates to rise. Addressing a rally on the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that established a woman’s right to abortion, Bush […] Read More