FAITH & GOVERNMENT

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With Supreme Court back at full strength, 2nd Amendment, religious liberty cases await

by MICHAEL DOYLE | sacbee
April 11, 2017

WASHINGTON – The swearing-in of Justice Neil M. Gorsuch on Monday restores the Supreme Court to full strength for the first time in nearly 14 months and sets the stage… READ MORE
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, East Los Angeles high school students protest against the election of President-elect Donald Trump outside Los Angeles City Hall. Mixed signals from the White House on gay rights and conscience protections have put two constituencies on edge: LGBT advocates already wary of President Donald Trump and religious conservatives determined to hold him to his campaign promises. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Conservative Christian organizations are getting impatient with Trump

by DAVID CRARY and RACHEL ZOLL, | AP National Writers
February 17, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed signals from the White House on gay rights and religious… READ MORE

3 questions evangelicals should ask about Donald Trump

by John Stemberger | CNN.com
January 8, 2016

We are experiencing something extraordinary in American politics: A man who has never held public… READ MORE

VALUES

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Moving Mountains with Faith

by Spike Bowman
April 22, 2017
All my life, I have heard the phrase, “faith that can move mountains” or some variant of it. I never really understood what it meant until I got older. I… READ MORE
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Extermination of Christians in Egypt Not Getting Enough Attention: Piers Morgan Asks, ‘Why?’

by Susan Jones | cnsnews
April 11, 2017

A three-month nationwide state of emergency took effect in Egypt on Monday, following the terror… READ MORE
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‘The Vagina Monologues’ coming to a Christian church near you

by Steve Deace | Conservative Review
February 17, 2017
Yet another self-proclaimed Christian church in America is putting on its own version of “The… READ MORE
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Christian florist who turned away same-sex couple broke anti-discrimination laws, Washington court says

A Washington state florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding in 2013 broke the state’s anti discrimination… READ MORE

Marco Rubio and Russell Moore: This Christmas, we must remember slaughtered Christians in the Middle East

As American families put up our Christmas trees and start playing carols, it’s perhaps easy to forget that the first… READ MORE

Planned Parenthood Christmas Shopping List: ‘Cookies, Eggnog, Condoms’

With its taxpayer funding still flowing, Planned Parenthood – the nation’s largest abortion provider – has that holiday feeling and… READ MORE

University Prof. Wants You to Say This Instead of ‘Merry Christmas’ to Stomp Out ‘Cultural Insensitivity’

Instead of saying “merry Christmas” this year, a University of Central Florida political science professor wants you to try out… READ MORE

NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

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Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery destroyed by Islamic State

Satellite images confirm that the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been destroyed by the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).… READ MORE

A Gruesome Christmas under Islam

On Christmas Day in the West Bank, two Muslims were arrested for setting a Christmas tree on fire in a Christian-majority village near Jenin. On the same day in Bethlehem, Muslim rioters greeted the Latin… READ MORE
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Study: Christianity Dying in Britain, Only Islam Growing

A new survey by researchers at Lancaster University reveals that only 42 per cent of Brits identify as Christians, despite… READ MORE

Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas


Communities from Europe, Africa and the Middle East marked the event – each with their own unique traditions – on… READ MORE