|News Summary for March 11, 2005 (4 links)|
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News Summary for March 11, 2005:
Templeton Prize Winner Blends Science and Religion (NPR, Audio)
Physicist Charles Townes talks about his efforts to blend science and religion. Townes, a Nobel Laureate, on Wednesday won the Templeton Prize for his work in the field of religion.
Spanish Muslims Issue Fatwa Against Bin Laden
Spain's leading Islamic body has issued a religious order declaring Osama bin Laden to have forsaken Islam by backing attacks such as the Madrid train bombings a year ago.
Cross To Be Removed From San Diego Mountaintop
A 43-foot cross is to be removed from public land after a 15-year legal battle came to an end this week when the City Council rejected a proposal to transfer the land around the cross to the National Park Service.
Illinois State Rep. Reis seeks to exempt religious groups from gay hiring laws
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Religious groups could ignore recently adopted gay rights laws under a proposal approved by a House committee Wednesday.