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A Pastoral Statement from the Council of Bishops

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! We greet you in the name of Jesus Christ who has broken down all dividing walls of hostility and made us one with Christ, one

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A Visit to Focus On The Family

From PFAW’s Right Wing Watch Online For dedicated watchers of the Religious Right, Focus on the Family has always been a bit apart from the rest of the pack. Its budget far outstrips the other major movement organizations – six times larger than the Christian

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UFMCC Moderator Meets with Archbishop Desmond Tutu

A meeting of historic significance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities took place on Dec. 12 as two internationally recognized human rights activists met in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Rev. Troy D. Perry, moderator of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC),

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Whosoever Readers Give Thanks and Praise!

Scripture readings: Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know the Lord is God! It is he that made us and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep

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Mosbacher’s Response: All God’s Children

Dr. Dee Mosbacher thinks African-American churches should know the truth about gay and lesbian people, and she is providing it in a new documentary called All God’s Children. The film was created to counteract the effects of a video called Gay Rights, Special Rights produced by

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Second Stone: Gay/Lesbian Newspaper Publishes 50th Issue

A national newspaper that many once predicted would fail for want of readership is now well into its ninth year and has just published its 50th edition. Second Stone, an ecumenical Christian newspaper for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals, not only survived its launch in