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Irish Catholics upset World Meeting of Families features LGBT couples

Catholics from around the world will gather in Dublin, Ireland this August for the Catholic Families conference to promote the church’s constant and unchanging teaching on marriage and family life. It coincides ...

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Palestinians torturing Palestinians for stopping terrorists

JERUSALEM, Israel – What do you call a man who saves the lives of innocent men, women and children from terrorists? A hero? Not if that hero is a Palestinian preventing terror ...

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Women unite Friday for World Day of Prayer

Around the world it is primarily women who are on the front lines in defending their families and villages from attacks against Christianity. Often it leads to the ultimate cost for themselves, ...

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America’s Jerusalem Embassy will open May 18

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Making good on a promise that three former presidents made but refused to honor, President Trump has ensured the new US embassy in Jerusalem will now open in 10 weeks. The opening ...

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Syrian death toll climbs, many seek help in Israel

JERUSALEM, Israel – Aerial and artillery bombardment by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces thisweek have killed more than 150 people and injured some 390, including children, the BBC quoted the Syrian Observatory ...

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Christians prevented from holding services as authorities impose fine

Xuchang, Henan — Officials imposed a hefty fine on impoverished Christians in China’s central Henan province recently, threatening their future opportunities to hold future services. The leaders of an unregistered village church ...

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Chinese Christians being sent to ‘re-education’ camps

 Just ahead of this month’s Olympics, it has been revealed that more than 100 Christians have been sent to “re-education” camps in China’s north-western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the past few ...

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Dwight Widaman: Can you believe the headlines?

You no doubt have seen the breathless headlines reporting about Cape Town and western South Africa running out of water after a lengthy drought. I saw a detailed report earlier this week ...

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Olympic games get special Bible app for free download

Museum of the Bible is inviting Olympic fans to learn about how the Bible — the best-selling, most influential book in history — has impacted the Olympic games and the athletes who ...

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Artifacts tell story of Jews fleeing to Shanghai

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As the world prepares to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, a recently unveiled exhibit at a Holocaust museum in Brooklyn tells the largely untold story of Eastern European religious ...

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Brownback approved to fight for religious rights

After a close vote, the Senate approved the nomination of Governor Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) to be the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, a job then-Senator Brownback was pivotal in creating ...

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Dead Sea Scroll translation sheds light on festivals Jesus celebrated

Researchers at the world-renowned University of Haifa, Israel have completed the translation of one of the last two parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Dr. Eshbal Ratson and Prof. Jonathan Ben-Dov of ...

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Forum offers $1 million to U.N. agency to change policies on refugees

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The Middle East Forum announces a donation of one million dollars to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). After the U.S. Government partially ...

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Muslim militants kill man for cross tattoo

Militants belonging to the ‘State of Sinai’ group in Egypt have promised to “kill more Copts” after murdering a 27-year-old Coptic man because of the tattoo of a cross on his wrist. ...

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Nigeria sees Christians slaughtered by Muslims on New Years

Reports are filtering out of New Year celebrations marked by incidents which claimed dozen lives across Nigeria. According to local sources and media, the attacks were carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen ...

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