Briefly noted

July 2008
Christian Century;7/15/2008, Vol. 125 Issue 14, p19
The article offers religious news briefs. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has voted to condemn embryonic stem cell research. Dennis P. Hollinger has been appointed president of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. The Norwegian parliament has approved legislation to allow same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt children.


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