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Government prosecutor said use of word ‘sin’ could be harmful

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It’s still legal to utter the word “sin” in Finland. At least for now. A Finnish court has upheld the right to free speech by dismissing all charges against Finnish MP Päivi ...

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Valentine’s Day brings back that lovin’ feeling

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February is known for cold weather, presidents’ birthdays and Cupid’s delight.  As Valentine’s Day approaches, hearts flutter, lovers sigh and Charlie Brown hopes that little red-haired girl will like the card he’s ...

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Ugandan clergy are divorcing wives for younger church members

KAMPALA, Uganda— Aloysius Bugingo, a senior pastor at House of Prayer Ministries in Kampala, left his wife of 29 years in December and married a younger woman under the customary law. He ...

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U.S. pastors fear Canadian law that jails pastors, counselors over Bible teaching

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Pastors across North America are concerned about a new Canadian law that could effectively make it a crime to affirm biblical teaching about sexual morality. The controversial legislation went into effect January ...

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Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger: Jesus made me a better husband, father

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Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL over the past two decades. Amid speculation that he plans to retire after this season, he ...

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Percentage of married households plummets in latest census report

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Less than 18 percent of the 130 million households in the United States feature married parents with children, according to the latest census data. This represents a decline of more than 40 ...

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Independent Catholic church formed in Kansas City to promote LGBT issues

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The growing liberal independent Catholic movement has come to Kansas City. Christ the King Independent Catholic Church has moved into a new building on the west side of Kansas City near the ...

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Methodist churches want to split from denomination sooner than planned

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Congregations should be able to leave the United Methodist Church now instead of waiting for next year’s General Conference, a group of members told bishops in a letter. The denomination has been ...

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Pope Francis states he opposes abortion and same-sex marriage

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Although Pope Francis has been criticized for several of his more progressive views, he made a strong statement against abortion and same-sex marriage last week. “Abortion is murder; the church cannot change ...

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Americans now lonelier than ever as number of friends declines

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The United States is becoming a lonely place according to a new study on friends. Americans now report they have the fewest close friends since the early 1990s. While most demographics are ...

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Poll: most believe religious freedom necessary to healthy American society

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Contrary to media narratives that say faith is becoming less important in America, a new poll finds a majority say religious freedom is “very” important to a healthy American society. In a ...

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Justin Bieber warns against celebrity ‘pastor worship’

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Justin Bieber has become an unlikely teacher on fame and “pastor worship” for the modern church. In a lengthy front page feature article in the May issue of GQ, Bieber chronicles his own ...

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Vatican: Church cannot bless same-sex unions

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The Catholic Church is affirming that it doesn’t have the power to bless same-sex unions. “Does the church have the power to give the blessing to unions of persons of the same ...

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Max Lucado apologizes for LGBT comments after National Cathedral invitation

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Max Lucado has apologized for “hurtful” comments about the LGBT community but says his support of Biblical marriage remains steadfast. His statement is in response to backlash after the Washington National Cathedral was ...

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Organization shares tips for celebrating National Marriage Week

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National Marriage Week will be observed this week despite the ongoing pandemic. National Marriage Week USA has released a new COVID guide and called for organizations across the United States to provide online marriage-strengthening activities ...

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U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops concerned with Biden and ‘liberty of the church’

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Although President Joe Biden continues to tout his Catholic faith, U.S. bishops question his commitment to central church teachings. José H. Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles and the president of the U.S. ...

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Promises Keepers launches virtual men’s marriage conference

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Promise Keepers wants to strengthen marriages with a new online marriage conference. The news comes as a Wall Street Journal article shed some light on the extreme pressures at work on marriages ...

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Christian leader cautions viewers about gay-themed Hallmark movies

Several new Hallmark and other Christmas movies celebrate LGBT relationships, according to Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Hallmark’s movie “The Christmas House” and Hulu’s “Happiest Season” present challenges for Christian ...

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U.S. divorce rate hits 50-year low, but marriage rates plummet

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The U.S. divorce rate is the lowest it has been in a half century, according to data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The new data show that 14.9 marriages per ...

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‘The Iron Lady’ looks at public and personal struggles of Margaret Thatcher

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The Soviet Union gave Margaret Thatcher her colorful nickname “almost lovingly,” we hear in The Iron Lady. And, as anyone who knew the woman—or even knew of her—it was apt. The daughter of ...

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Baptist leaders respond to pope’s call for same-sex civil unions

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Southern Baptist leaders have responded with scripture to Pope Francis’s call for same-sex civil unions. “Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family,” the pope said in a documentary. ...

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Justices Thomas and Alito criticize Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

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The opening day of the new Supreme Court session had a few fireworks. Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito criticized the decision to turn down a case involving a county clerk who ...

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Good news: COVID is not destroying marriages

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The media is telling two different stories on marriages and how they’re coping with the stress of the COVID pandemic. Here’s what’s really going on. While some news stories say divorce from ...

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Controversial author Jen Hatmaker files for divorce from husband of 27 years

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Christian author and reality TV participant Jen Hatmaker has filed for divorce from her husband, Brandon. Hatmaker, who’s been married to Brandon since 1993, filed for divorce in Hays County 22nd District ...

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Worldview of Americans correlates to biblical perspective, survey finds

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Being a Christian has a profound impact on a person’s worldview, a new survey found. Ninety-eight percent of American adults who choose socialism over capitalism oppose a biblical worldview, according to the ...

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