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Moore: pope voices ‘strong’ statement on marriage
Nov18

Moore: pope voices ‘strong’ statement on marriage

VATICAN CITY (BP) — Southern Baptists’ lead ethicist has affirmed “a strong statement” by Pope Francis on traditional marriage during the pontiff’s opening address at the Vatican colloquium on “the complementarity of man and woman in marriage.” “Pope Francis made clear that male/female complementarity is essential to marriage, and that this cannot be redefined by ideology or by the...

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ERLC President Russell Moore to speak at Vatican colloquium on marriage and family
Nov03

ERLC President Russell Moore to speak at Vatican colloquium on marriage and family

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 3, 2014—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has been invited by the Vatican to provide an evangelical Protestant perspective on marriage and family, joining Pope Francis and religious leaders from all over the world. Moore will join a diverse group of religious leaders Nov. 17-19 in Rome at an international colloquium on the subject of the...

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Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court: What Now for the Church?
Oct06

Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court: What Now for the Church?

by Russell Moore The Supreme Court has declined to take up appeals from states in which the courts have found same-sex marriage to be a constitutional right. This paves the way for same-sex marriage in many, perhaps most, places in the United States. Many Christians may be unaware of how momentous this is, since the denial of cases doesn’t come with quite the shock and awe of a ruling handed down. The effect though is wide-ranging. So...

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ERLC’s Russell Moore Responds to New HHS  Guidelines for Non- Profit Organizations and For-Profit Corporations
Aug25

ERLC’s Russell Moore Responds to New HHS Guidelines for Non- Profit Organizations and For-Profit Corporations

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 22, 2014 —Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, responded to the new guidelines for non-profit religious organizations and closely held for-profit companies released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Here we go again. What we see here is another revised attempt to settle issues of religious conscience with...

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