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Aiken Standard, S.C.The Aiken Area Operation Christmas Child Team celebrated a milestone on Saturday. Operation Christmas Child, a project through the national nondenominational evangelical Christian organization Samaritan's Purse, has sent 100 million shoeboxes to...
ReutersBUDAPEST (Reuters) - When Hungarian radical right-wingers rallied against a Jewish conference in Budapest in early May, a well-known Protestant pastor hid behind the stage while his wife stepped up to the podium to denounce Jews and Israel. Lorant...
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The Salt Lake Tribune reporter Lisa Schencker writes for the Religion News Service about those left behind by the person who commits suicide and how different religions are changing their thinking about the sin of suicide: DRAPER, Utah (RNS) As young...
What if media coverage were 100 percent liberal? To the editor: What would the newspaper and television coverage of the political scene be like if instead of being just 90 percent with the liberal slant, it was 100 percent? There would no longer be a...
It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
The Star, Shelby, N.C.Very few people know the little things Marilyn Jack does to make sure worshipers at Central United Methodist Church are not distracted by their surroundings. She fills the candles with oil, places the proper paraments on the altar table and gives...
Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 80. "He was both my teacher and...
Boston HeraldLocal Catholic observers aren't expecting the church to loosen its ban on women priests any time soon, even though a former Kentucky nun has just become the newest member of this controversial but growing group. "The church in many ways has declared...
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, IowaCatholic Parishes in Waterloo will celebrate and honor Archbishop Jerome Hanus of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, who will retire next month. The FestSchrift, a festival of speaking and appreciation traditionally held for academic and religious leaders,...
The newer, smaller and more centrally organized a religion is, the less prone it is to reformed versions breaking away. It also helps if the religion's followers form an insular group, to one extent or another, away from the tug of societal trends....
Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
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With the happenings in Boston and in West Texas fresh in our minds, the National Day of Prayer makes more sense than ever, says the Rev. Julie Elkins, president of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and pastor at First United Methodist Church of...
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