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High-ranking Catholic cardinal supports decision to deny communion to Joe Biden

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Joe Biden continues to hold onto his lead in polling for the Democrat Party presidential nomination. However, his position on abortion may dampen the Catholic vote in the general election this fall ...

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State senator criticizes Parson’s position to accept more refugees

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced that the state is willing to accept refugees. That position is not sitting well with at least one state senator who sees it as a burden ...

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Pope Francis given autographed Patrick Mahomes jersey

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The Kansas City Chiefs may have an unlikely supporter during Sunday’s AFC championship game at Arrowhead Stadium. A local bishop gave Pope Francis an autographed Patrick Mahomes jersey this week, according to ...

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Average sermon length determined by type of church

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Many people heard a sermon for the first time in a long during the Christmas season. How long the service lasted depends upon the type of church, according to a new survey ...

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Sean Hannity counts his blessings at Christmas and throughout the year

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Popular talk-show host Sean Hannity says he is closer to God now than he’s ever been though it does not come without struggles. “I would say I realize more than ever that ...

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Catholic League criticizes Nancy Pelosi for remarks about her faith

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The Catholic League has criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s response to a question about impeachment in a news release. As she was leaving her press conference on Thursday, reporter James Rosen asked ...

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Pope Francis considering adding ecological sin to Catholic catechism

Environmentalism has taken on theological overtones for many people. The head of the Catholic Church is considering elevating it to a sin, the Daily Wire reported. Speaking at the 20th World Congress ...

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Catholicism, commitment to Israel help define faith of Democrat Joe Biden

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Although Elizabeth Warren and others are gaining momentum, former Vice President Joe Biden remains a weak frontrunner for the Democrat Party’s presidential nomination. As opposed to previous elections where most Democrat candidates ...

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California law secretly changed to force churches to fund abortions?

The Alliance Defending Freedom is accusing California of having secretly changed the meaning of a law under pressure from abortion advocates. As now stated, the law forces churches and churchgoers to fund abortions, ...

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Church bridges racial gap in Quindaro neighborhood of Kansas City, Kan.

The Quindaro neighborhood in Kansas City, Kan., is a historically African American community. On Sunday mornings, however, race becomes irrelevant as Our Lady and St. Rose Catholic Church serves a diverse congregation ...

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South Carolina church denies communion to Joe Biden because of support for abortion

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“’I’m personally opposed to abortion but would never impose my views on someone else” has been a popular position among many politicians concerned about upsetting potential supporters. Straddling the fence is not ...

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The Vatican is investigating Catholic priest charged with sexual misconduct in Kansas City and Wyoming

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An investigation in Kansas City into abuse charges against former Wyoming bishop Joseph Hart is on hold until the Vatican completes its administrative penal process, the Casper (Wyoming) Star-Tribune reported. Hart has ...

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Supreme Court allows execution of Bucklew to take place

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A deliberate and vicious killer was executed in Missouri Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to give him his third reprieve. Russell Bucklew was executed at the Bonne Terre state prison ...

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Is Pope set to give green light to married priests?

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Pope Francis will commence a three-week synod of Amazonian bishops at the Vatican on October 6 which will consider breaking the centuries-old tradition of only having single priests. It is among 146 ...

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Missouri attorney general Eric Schmidt refers 12 Catholic priests for sexual abuse prosecution

A dozen former priests in Missouri have been referred for prosecution for sexual abuse. Attorney General Eric Schmidt made the referrals following a 13-month investigation of allegations made against members of Missouri’s ...

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Fulani terrorists kill priest, kidnap pentecostal pastors

A priest in Southern Nigeria was killed Thursday by suspected Fulani terrorists while five pastors from a Pentecostal denomination were abducted in a separate incident just outside of Lagos. The Catholic Diocese ...

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Faith in Jesus unites former Northern Ireland enemies

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland – There is peace in Belfast, officially. But a wall still separates Republican Catholics and Unionist Protestants. And a gate between the two still closes every night to keep ...

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Beautiful “Church of the Good Thief” is located inside a New York maximum security prison

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Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora is a maximum security prison housing nearly 3,000 inmates in upper New York, not far from the Canadian border. The facility made the national news in 2015 ...

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Famous atheist Bill Hayden finds Christ

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Bill Hayden was one of the world’s most well-known atheists. In fact, the Australian politician  was an atheist all of his life and as an adult would use his public platform to ...

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Top faith leaders predict evangelicals will show up in force for Trump in 2020

Some of the nation’s top Christian faith leaders believe President Donald Trump will once again enjoy the strong backing of evangelicals in 2020, noting he now has a record, and not just ...

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Tolkien: the fellowship behind the fantasy

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For J.R.R. Tolkien, life began as a child running through hill and heather with a stick in his hand, filling his world with knights and dragons and forgotten quests. For  Tolkien, this ...

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Nicole Kidman ‘teased’ by friends for believing in God and taking her kids to church

Recently, Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, donning a flowing high-neckline black dress, was spotted spending quality time back in her home country, Australia, with husband Keith Urban, and daughters Sunday Rose, 10, and ...

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Tennis-playing priests are game on at championship

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According to the Gospel of Matthew, “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.” This June, priests will gather in Lincoln, Neb., to “serve” their fellow brothers ...

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Quarterback and devoted dad Philip Rivers welcomes ninth child

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and his wife Tiffany recently welcomed their ninth child into the family. The sweet announcement came from Rivers’ team last Tuesday, who posted on Twitter the iconic clip ...

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Wrongly accused student goes after CNN with lawsuit

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Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann plans to sue CNN for at least $250 million, his lawyer said in a news interview. The attorney, L. Lin Wood, said in an interview with ...

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