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2006-05-25 10:29:24

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - A plan for the U.S. Presbyterian Church to divest its holdings in companies profiting from Middle East turmoil is up for review with critics demanding it be scrapped but church leaders backing a compromise to keep the threat alive for another two years. Since 2004 when the 2.5 million-member Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the largest body of that denomination in the country, adopted the action, none of its $8 billion portfolio has actually been...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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