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  • The God Squad: Hitting a barrier on baptism

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...
  • Eustis churches to hold back-to-school events offering physicals and more

    Eustis churches to hold back-to-school events offering physicals and more
    Hundreds of local students are about to descend on several Eustis area churches, and the congregations couldn't be happier about it. First Presbyterian, Lake Eustis Christian and Epiphany Celebration Anglican churches will each host back-to-school...
  • 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...
  • Suffolk firefighters put out church blaze

    Suffolk firefighters put out church blaze
    A church in Suffolk caught fire Wednesday, a city spokeswoman said. Someone passing by Village Christian Fellowship Church in the 3000 block of Bridge Road reported the fire to authorities after 8 p.m. There, firefighters and police at the scene found...
  • Looking for Costa Mesa's historic buildings? They're not on the local register

    Looking for Costa Mesa's historic buildings? They're not on the local register
    In the 1990s, Costa Mesa paid consultants to find buildings and sites that might be eligible for a historic register. Of 141 properties in the survey area, 27 structures and two areas — the state-owned Orange County Fairgrounds and Orange Coast...
  • U.S. airdrops food aid to Iraqis trapped after fleeing militants

    U.S. airdrops food aid to Iraqis trapped after fleeing militants
    U.S. cargo planes escorted by fighter jets dropped food, water and other supplies Thursday for tens of thousands of people who fled an advance by Sunni militant fighters in northern Iraq and are stranded on a barren mountain in danger of starvation, U.S....
  • Allentown church hosting day of prayer for Mideast's persecuted Christians

    An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
  • Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases

    Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases
    The Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision has thrust a once-little-known boutique law firm into the center of a growing conservative movement to make faith-based exemptions as potent a legal tool as free speech has been for liberals. The...
  • In Iraq, rise of Islamic State deals blow to Christian population

    The men play dominoes with a gusto that transforms the game into a virtual contact sport, lifting the pieces high in the air before smacking them down in a percussive staccato that provides a back beat to the buzz of their conversations. The easy...
  • Faith leaders show the right response to migrant children

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Friday, July 25: They are running to America, these thousands of children from Central America, not to sell drugs or steal or any of the other things some in the United States assume,...
  • Reader Feedback for Aug. 4: Lee Hall Depot renovation, McDonnells scandal, Monarch butterflies stressed, same-sex marriage fight

    Lee Hall Depot renovationcontinues amid need for money While the historic Lee Hall Depot's exterior renovations have been completed, fundraising has been slow for the final phase of the project, which includes adding a museum and amenities to the...