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  • Church rebukes Venezuela Socialists over 'sinful' Chavez prayer

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Roman Catholic Church has admonished the ruling Socialist Party for re-writing the Christian "Lord's Prayer" into an ode to its beloved late leader Hugo Chavez. "The Lord's Prayer, the typical prayer for Christians around...
  • 'Love Jihad' and religious conversion polarize in Modi's India

    HASAYAN India (Reuters) - Fired up and full of vitriol, Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time. His voice echoing off the walls of a Protestant church across a narrow...
  • Making wagonloads of money in pre-Civil War Independence

    "Merchants of Independence: International Trade on the Santa Fe Trail, 1827-1860" by William Patrick O'Brien; Truman State University Press (224 pages, $34.95) Out in Independence, Missouri, the ornamental wagon wheel can still be seen in a few front...
  • Top high school linebackers in the Southland

    Top high school linebackers in the Southland
    Linebackers to watch: D.J. Beavers; Crespi; 6-1; 215; Sr.; He's mean and let's running backs know it. Breland Brandt; L.A. Windward; 6-4; 220; Jr.; Getting better and better. Darrian Franklin; Downey; 6-2; 210; Jr.; Rising college prospect. Lawson...
  • Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power

    Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power
    Parents may be relieved their kids are heading back to school, but the start of classes creates a problem for nonprofit organizations that rely on volunteer power -- particularly young volunteer power. "We have seen a huge increase in clients over the...
  • Faith and Values: Faith is the teaching of love, kindness, and mercy

    Faith and Values: Faith is the teaching of love, kindness, and mercy
    One of the beautiful aspects of faith is the teaching of love, kindness and mercy. These teachings of God's benevolence toward humankind and its command for the same values for each other exist in all belief systems. Islam is no different. Muslims are...
  • Iraqi American leader in San Diego calls for rescue of Christians

    Iraqi American leader in San Diego calls for rescue of Christians
    A leader in the Iraqi community in eastern San Diego County is redoubling his efforts to rescue Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities facing slaughter by Sunni militants of the Islamic State. Mark Arabo had earlier petitioned the White House...
  • 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....
  • In Theory: On the question of martyrdom

    Pope Francis this month visited Seoul, South Korea, where he beatified 124 Korean martyrs, Catholics who were killed in the 18th and 19th centuries for standing up for their religion when the Joseon Dynasty was bent on bringing a halt to Western influence...
  • Who will stand up for the Christians?

    Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? In Europe and in the United States, we have witnessed demonstrations over the tragic deaths of Palestinians who have been used as human shields by Hamas, the...
  • Ashford's Russian Ukrainian Baptist Center: 'We're Rooting For Peace'

    Ashford's Russian Ukrainian Baptist Center: 'We're Rooting For Peace'
    It's a placid afternoon at the Russian Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Union’s retreat, camp and conference center in Ashford, on the Eastford line. Children saunter between the chapel, the cabins and the pool amid lines of of tall pines. Inside the...