NAZARETH, Israel (BP)--A simmering controversy over the construction of a mosque next to the largest church in the Middle East is threatening to divide Nazareth's Muslim and Christian communities, which have lived together peacefully for hundreds of years, CNSNews.com reports.
Moderate Muslims and Christians there say it is up to the Israeli government to put a stop to the construction of the mosque by a radical group known as the Islamic Movement and prevent the rift from occurring.
INDIANAPOLIS (BP)--The Indiana Baptist newspaper has fallen victim to a so-called "extortion" attempt by an Internet pornographer who took over the paper's former web address.
WASHINGTON (BP)--An estimated 28 million Americans have tapped the Internet for religious/spiritual information, up by as many as 9 million people in a year's time, according to the Pew Internet & American Life project.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Two cuts from "Come Together," Third Day's latest highly anticipated DC, hold the first- and second- slots in the Christian Hit Radio Top 20 list for the week beginning Dec. 30.
McMINNVILLE, Ore. (BP)--When historians chronicle the year 2001, the horrific events of Sept. 11 will dominate their writings. However, there are other events that will warrant a significant amount of discussion. Among these will be the inauguration of a president after an historic election, the execution of a terror bomber and the mysterious disappearance of a congressional intern. In light of all the notable news stories of this past year, it will be interesting to see where the resignation of a college football coach will rank with most cultural commentators.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Their long-awaited release is finally here. Two-and-a-half years after their Dove-nominated album "Unfazed," The Waiting has released "Wonderfully Made," their first album on their new label, Inpop Records.