(RNS) — No single congregation in America has had the kind of recognition, or notoriety, that the Westboro Baptist Church achieved in the 1990s. While still fiercely anti-homosexual, it has seen a subtle shift in its messaging that injects ideas about Jesus and love, clarifies doctrine and even invokes positive language.
c. 1998 Religion News Service CHICAGO _ After years of plunging enrollment, the nation’s Catholic schools are experiencing a resurgence in popularity, sparked in part by affluent, post-baby boomer parents demanding a morality-based education for their children. In the past three decades, Catholic school enrollment had dropped by 51 percent. But in the last seven […]