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  • Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners

    Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners
    Challenging a judge's restrictions on prayer at Carroll County government meetings, a resident invoked the name of Jesus Christ before the county commissioners this week — raising new questions about free speech and religious liberty in a bitterly...
  • Much ado about Noah

    It wasn't so long ago that conservative Christians believed Hollywood to be evil and some preachers instructed their congregations not to go to movies lest they be tempted beyond their ability to resist. Now Christians are debating film content. That's...
  • Voices of Faith: Abraham had two sons. Then what happened?

    VOICES OF FAITH: ABRAHAM HAD TWO SONS. THEN WHAT HAPPENED? Mohamed Kohia, Rockhurst University professor: In Islam, Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) is labeled as the father of prophets. Among his children was the first born Ishmael (Ismael) and second born...
  • As Santeria grows and evolves, the increasing focus on Africa opens rifts among the sects

    OSOGBO, Nigeria The worshippers flock from Miami, Venezuela, Brazil and other far-flung destinations on their pilgrimage into the heartland of the tribal faith. Alexandre Texiera Ramos flew from Sao Paolo to Lagos, then drove five hours to this dusty,...
  • Learn about the role of women in their religions on Wednesday

    Learn about the role of women in their religions on Wednesday
    Three women -- one Jewish, one Muslim, one Christian -- will discuss the role and status of women in their faiths on Wednesday, April 2, at 7:15 p.m. at the  Winter Park Community Center, 721 West New England Ave., Winter Park. A light dinner will be...
  • Missing couple 'were inseparable'

    SEATTLE When they set about to build their dream house, the place they'd spend their golden years, Sandy and Larry Miller selected a site on a bend of the Stillaguamish River surrounded by the bounties of nature they both loved. Next to it, the couple,...
  • During overseas adoption, family is caught in the midst of Ukraine conflict

    TOPEKA, Kan. From their fourth-floor apartment window, they could see the revolution. They had been told they were a mile away, but as Don Jenkins looked out, "I'm seeing the orange glow from the flames, and I said, 'Lisa, that doesn't look like a mile....
  • Why 'Noah' Is the Biblical Epic That Christians Deserve

    Thank God (seriously) for Darren Aronofsky. In his flawed, fascinating and altogether extraordinary "Noah," this ever-audacious filmmaker has given us a bold and singular vision of Old Testament times -- a picture that dares to handle a sacred text not...
  • A difficult balance [Editorial]

    A difficult balance  [Editorial]
    The principle of separation of church and state has been a pillar of American democracy since the country's founding, and most people think they know what it means. Yet in practice, the proper balance between freedom of religious expression and what is...
  • Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors

    Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors
    The biggest crowd in years showed up to Tuesday's Newport Harbor High girls' lacrosse game at Davidson Field. The league game against Yorba Linda was billed as Newport Harbor's "Game of the Month." The Sailors took care of business, 9-5, and a dance...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Church Hosts First 5K To Raise Funds for New Building

    On Saturday, April 5, Catalyst Church is hosting its first 5K Run and 1K Family Fun Walk. The event will be held at Catalyst Church's future location at 720 Newfield Street. This fun run is a way to help raise funds for Catalyst Church's new home....