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  • The business of selling off old churches

    Every year, about 7,000 churches in the United States close their doors, the Christian ministers' organization Pastoral Care estimates. In some cases, members' numbers have declined, and those who remain cannot support the considerable cost of maintaining...
  • Kristen Stewart, Adam Sandler, John Travolta, Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies Headed to Toronto Film Fest

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival will spotlight films featuring Kristen Stewart as an actress' personal assistant, Dustin Hoffman as a choir teacher, John Travolta as an art forger, Adam Sandler as...
  • Knights Pledge $500K For Iraq Christians

    The Knights of Columbus have pledged $500,000 to aid persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in and around Iraq, the Roman Catholic lay organization announced Tuesday. The organization, based in New Haven, also said it will match an...
  • Iraqi expatriates seek refugee status for Christians fleeing militants

    A leader of the large Iraqi community in eastern San Diego County is scheduled Wednesday to help plead with United Nations officials to grant refugee status for Iraqi Christians fleeing the violence ravaging their home country. Mark Arabo, a Chaldean...
  • Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late

    Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late
    EL CAJON, Calif. — One of the biblical readings at the Sunday Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Syriac Catholic Church here contained a passage from Ephesians, complete with the warning "do not leave room for the devil." The passage had a...
  • As militants overrun Christian communities in northwest Iraq, thousands are forced to flee

    IRBIL, Iraq They have gone from comfortable lives in historic towns and villages in Iraq's parched Nineveh plains to the precarious existence of refugees unsure about their next meal and where they will spend the night and even whether they belong in this...
  • With rise of Islamic State, Christians feel Iraq is no longer home

    With rise of Islamic State, Christians feel Iraq is no longer home
    They have gone from comfortable lives in historic towns and villages in Iraq's parched Nineveh plains to the precarious existence of refugees unsure about their next meal and where they will spend the night — and even whether they belong in this...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windham Habitat for Humanity Has New Home at Access

    The Access Community Action Agency has welcomed Habitat for Humanity - Windham Area to their offices at 1315 Main St. in Willimantic. Access is able to support the important work of Habitat by providing office space rent free and use of a large conference...
  • Kent Brantly, doctor being treated for Ebola, says he's 'growing stronger'

    Kent Brantly, doctor being treated for Ebola, says he's 'growing stronger'
    Dr. Kent Brantly, one of two Ebola patients being treated in the United States, says he is “growing stronger every day.” In a statement written from his isolation unit at Emory University Hospital, Brantly thanked supporters and said “...
  • Special informational sessions being held on new trash removal and recycling system

    Special informational sessions being held on new trash removal and recycling system
    Clermont will be among the communities in Lake County hosting upcoming informational meetings on the county’s new solid waste collection system. Lake County is instituting changes to its residential curbside garage collection system, and wants all...
  • CAFCI awards scholarships to college-bound students

    Recently the Royal Palm Beach-based nonprofit Caribbean-Americans For Community Involvement had a ceremony in which they presented 22 awards to local students bound for college. This year's theme was The Future is Yours. The 21 graduating seniors who...