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Home of Temple priest from era of Jesus and disciples discovered

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A ritual bath (mikveh) most likely used by a temple priest during the time of Jesus has been discovered in Jerusalem. The bath, dating back to the late Second Temple period near ...

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Catholic priest reports increased demand for exorcism during pandemic

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The pandemic has been good for the exorcism business. An Italian Catholic priest who is a trained exorcist said the demand for exorcism has risen as the pandemic and ongoing lockdowns have ...

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U.S. House passes resolution honoring Kansas hero priest

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The memory of a hero priest is being honored after Kansas’ First District Congressman Tracey Mann introduced legislation asked members to support his bill to designate the post office in Herrington, Kansas, ...

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Remains of Kansas priest who died during Korean War returned to family

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The remains of a hero Catholic priest from Kansas who died in a POW camp in Korea, were returned to his family during a ceremony this week. U.S. Defense officials gave the ...

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Kansas News Briefs: Wichita door camera records mountain lion

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — In Kansas news, Wildlife officials say a Wichita doorbell camera captured video of a mountain lion trotting along a residential back alley earlier this week. Kansas Department of ...

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Ultimate sacrifice: Priest dies after giving respirator to younger patient

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Sacrificial love was on display this week after an Italian priest infected with COVID-19 died after giving his respirator to a stranger. Newsweek reports that Father Don Giusseppe Berardelli, who was hospitalized in ...

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Missouri Catholic priest to be arraigned Thursday on multiple sexual-abuse charges

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A retired Catholic priest from southern Missouri will be arraigned on Thursday on four sex-related felonies involving minors. Frederick Joseph Lutz, 76, was arrested Wednesday in Springfield, where he now lives. Russell ...

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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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Missouri attorney general wrapping up criminal referrals for abuse by priests

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is completing a dozen referrals of former priests for criminal prosecution, he announced last week. “We issued the report about a month ago with our findings and ...

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

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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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Canadian Orthodox priest fired after prayers for Israel

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A popular orthodox priest in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia says he was forced to resign after giving a sermon about the importance of honoring the Jewish roots of Christianity and ...

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Voodoo priest sues Christian school for discrimination

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A voodoo priest is suing a Christian School for discrimination and years of back pay after only working a week. Haji Zajradhara is well-known for filing discrimination suits against unsuspecting businesses and ...

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‘Crown of thorns’ saved from Notre Dame by hero priest

A French priest who provided comfort to victims during the 2015 Paris terror attack was hailed as a hero after he risked his life by dashing into the Notre Dame cathedral that ...

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Priest has chance to minister and enjoy his favorite sport

Several hours before Brooks Koepka captured his second straight U.S. Open golf championship June 17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, Father Tom Guido continued a personal Father’s Day tradition by ...

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