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  • Syria fighting leaves Maaloula, a historic Christian town, in ruins

    Syria fighting leaves Maaloula, a historic Christian town, in ruins
    MAALOULA, Syria — From the debris-strewn front garden of the Safir Hotel, Syrian military commanders barked orders to troops taking cover in the smoke-shrouded maze of streets below. "If you hear any movement, throw hand grenades immediately!" a...
  • Boys' volleyball: Southern Section playoff results

    BOYS' VOLLEYBALL SS DIVISION 1 First round, Tuesday Huntington Beach d. Tesoro, 25-15, 25-15, 25-14 Palos Verdes d. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, 25-15, 13-25, 25-20, 25-23 Santa Margarita d. Canyon Country Canyon, 25-14, 25-18, 25-23 Westlake d....
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results and pairings

    Baseball Woodside 5, Kecoughtan 4 Indian River 6, Hampton 4 Lakeland 16, Phoebus 6 Grassfield 10, Bethel 2 Gloucester 12, Hickory 2 Great Bridge 11, Menchville 8, 9 innings Nansemond River 16, Heritage 1 Jamestown 12, Warhill 2 Lakeland 16, Phoebus 6...
  • Sudan woman sentenced to death after refusing to renounce Christianity

    Sudan woman sentenced to death after refusing to renounce Christianity
    A pregnant Sudanese woman who refused to renounce her Christianity was sentenced to death by hanging Thursday in a Khartoum court, provoking outrage from human rights groups. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, who has a young son and is married to a Christian from...
  • Newport News faith-based aid organization hopes new name brings more visibility

    Newport News faith-based aid organization hopes new name brings more visibility
    NEWPORT NEWS — THRIVE Peninsula has been around for more than 40 years, but it's also brand new. The faith-based nonprofit aid organization was formerly known as Denbigh United Christian Outreach. It is a collaboration between local churches and...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
  • Prayer at Meetings

     
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday by the usual 5-4 majority that local officials can open public meetings with explicitly Christian prayers, concluding that the Constitution does not require religious invocations to be "addressed only to a generic God."...
  • Baseball: CIF-Southern Section playoff pairings

    BASEBALL SS DIVISION 1 Wild-card games, Wednesday, 3:15 p.m. unltess noted A--Rancho Verde at Brea Olinda B--King at Thousand Oaks C--Tesoro at Edison D--Chaminade at West Ranch E--Mater Dei at Valley View F--Crespi vs. Long Beach Poly...
  • Learn to walk with God every day, not just on Christmas and Easter

    Q: I guess you could say I'm a "Christmas-and-Easter" Christian, since those are usually the only days I manage to get to church. But what's wrong with that? After all, I believe in God, and that's the important thing, isn't it? -- J.H. A: I'm thankful...
  • Report: Southern Baptists worry about declining baptisms

    Report: Southern Baptists worry about declining baptisms
    Baptisms at Southern Baptist churches are falling, according to a report in The Atlantic. Although the U.S. population has risen by about 18 million people during the past decade, membership in the nation's second largest Christian denomination fell...
  • Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy

    Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy
    South Korean authorities raided a sprawling compound south of Seoul on Wednesday in an unsuccessful search for a reclusive millionaire with ties to the doomed Sewol ferry. Tycoon Yoo Byeong-eun is wanted for questioning in connection with Cheonghaejin...