|News Summary For March 13, 2005 (5 links)|
Eight Dead After Man Opens Fire During Religious Service
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (Reuters) - A man opened fire with a handgun at a church service in a Wisconsin hotel on Saturday, killing seven people and wounding four before taking his own life, police said.
Gay Films In Festival At Library Protested
A film festival highlighting lesbian, gay and transgender issues in southeastern San Diego yesterday sparked a rally by conservative Christians.
Gays Seek Place In Religious Life
With religious denominations across the country struggling with the issue of homosexuality, gay members themselves are battling to express themselves religiously amid a challenging landscape.
US Travel Ban Proposed for Vietnamese Officials Behind Religious Persecution
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Bush administration is being urged to impose a travel ban on government officials in Vietnam who commit religious persecution as among sanctions to punish the country for its dismal religious rights record.
Salman Rushdie: Keep Religion Out Of Public Life
Salman Rushdie warns that the West will invite tyranny if faith is given a seat in the political arena.