Archive for February, 2009

Habitat for Humanity founder dies

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

ATLANTA (AP) — Millard Fuller, the millionaire entrepreneur who gave it all away to help found the Christian house-building charity Habitat for Humanity, has died. He was 74. »

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Vatican to holocaust-denying bishop: Recant

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press Writer VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Wednesday demanded that a prelate who denied the Holocaust recant his positions before being fully admitted as a bishop into the Roman Catholic Church. »

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Child sex abuse and Hasidic Judaism

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

NPR today is airing a disturbing story about alleged child sex abuse among New York’s Hasidic Jewish community. A written story has been posted online. Audio will be posted later this evening. »

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