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UCC Denomination No Friend of Israel

Declining United Church of Christ’s Israel divestment might not pack any punch The United Church of Christ (UCC) last week became the latest mainline Protestant denomination to approve a resolution calling for ...

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3,000 Mile Ride2Freedom to Stop in KC

A group of 30 youths from 13 countries on five continents will stop in Kansas City on their 3,300-mile bicycle journey across the United States. Their mission: to call attention to plight ...

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Iraqi Christians Face Deadline to Convert

‘One week’ deadlines for Iraqi Christians to convert or ‘face the sword’ By World Watch Monitor   An Iraqi Christian Mikha Qasha, fleeing from Qaraqosh, has given a personal account of members ...

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Condition Worsens for American Missionary with Ebola

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. |Christian News Service| — The condition of Nancy Writebol, a missionary who recently contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, has worsened, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian missions organization with ...

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Can Pope Francis Make a Difference for Peace?

Making sense of Pope Francis’s whirlwind Mideast trip By Alex Traiman/JNS.org After two intense days of religious ceremonies in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, meetings with Israeli and Palestinian officials, unscheduled photo opportunities, and ...

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