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In other words, unless government money is involved, faith-based relief groups are free to proselytize, or not to proselytize, as they wish.
Nadler is worried that religious drug treatment and counseling programs that require no professional oversight or licensing will not only use public money to proselytize, but perhaps do more harm than good to vulnerable, poor clients.
The world's sixth-largest religion and growing, the LDS church proselytizes relentlessly.
Funded by the wealthy Reverend Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Church, which aggressively proselytizes its faith worldwide (and is sometimes viewed as a cult), the Universal Ballet Company of Seoul will be seen in the United States for the first time this spring.
It was a clear attempt to give National Guard chaplains a platform to proselytize," said AU Legislative Director Maggie Garrett.
For some evangelicals, it is legitimate to proselytize among Catholics and other Christians who don't share their doctrinal beliefs.
But I wouldn't call it my mission to proselytize on behalf of a newly emerging minority; I'd like to be the aunt I never had.
TNA: Judge Thompson ruled that the Ten Commandments monument is "an obvious effort to proselytize on behalf of a particular religion," but then failed to make clear what religion your monument was proselytized on behalf of The written opinion first stated that it proselytized on behalf of your personal religion, though the decision never mentioned the denomination you belong to or defined the creed you affirm.
This approach should be contrasted with Al Gore's watered-down, have-it-both-ways notion of giving funds to faith-based institutions, but simultaneously making sure they don't proselytize.
Although Catholics are no longer burning women at the stake or taking such overt measures to convert and proselytize as in centuries past, the basic structure of male dominance within the contemporary Catholic Church remains largely unchallenged.
And this past August, an appellate court upheld the decision by Dane County judge Paul Higginbotham, who ruled that a system of parochial-school vouchers "compels Wisconsin citizens of varying religious faiths to support schools with their tax dollars that proselytize students and attempt to inculcate them with beliefs contrary to their own.
If a company lets evangelical Christian employees proselytize on the job, it can be sued for creating a "hostile environment" for non-Christians.