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Advocacy urged for Christians in Iraq, Syria, Egypt

WASHINGTON (TAB, BP) — Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox representatives met in Washington on May 7 to release the “Pledge of Solidarity and Call to Action,” a statement in support of Christians and other religious minorities in three countries: Egypt, Iraq and … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Boy Scouts of America national council vote to allow gay members

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — About 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of America national council voted today to allow openly gay members to join the 103-year-old organization. The vote reverses a decades-long ban on gay members and was approved by 61 … Continue reading

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Page meets with Scout leaders, stands firm

NASHVILLE (BP) — The Boy Scouts will lose members and the support of faith-based organizations if it changes its policy on homosexuality, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee told two top Boy Scouts leaders in a meeting … Continue reading

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Scouts delaying vote, spark Baptist leaders’ hopefulness

IRVING, Texas (BP) — Facing pressure from its supporters and members, the Boy Scouts executive board announced Feb. 6 it is delaying a decision on lifting its prohibition of gay Scout leaders and members until May, when it will put … Continue reading

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