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  • Irish 'Bard of Peace' Tommy Sands back in Bethlehem

     
    A conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...
  • Bishop John Howe retiring in his own time — on his own terms

    Bishop John Howe retiring in his own time — on his own terms
    In September 2007, Episcopal Bishop John W. Howe ushered four members of his Central Florida diocese into his small office on Robinson Street. The four men made the 64-year-old bishop an offer: step aside, retire now, and we'll pay off the mortgage on...
  • Bieber documentary taps into Christian audience

    Bieber documentary taps into Christian audience
    Ever since Mel Gibson's Aramaic flog-fest "The Passion of the Christ" brought in $84 million on its opening weekend in 2004, en route to a $612 million worldwide box office draw, film marketers have sought to emulate Gibson's courtship of the almighty...
  • Sounding Off: Moving to a new church community

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The following letter was sent to the Church by the Sea on Feb. 15. * Many of you were able to attend a meeting we had after church this past Sunday. I wanted to write you all this week to follow up with more detail, and also to inform...
  • Before betting on casinos, lawmakers (and you) need some tips

    Before betting on casinos, lawmakers (and you) need some tips
    As most of you know, casinos are illegal in Florida. And except for the dozen or so casinos we have up and running — as well as the dog tracks, horse tracks, poker rooms, jai alai frontons, cruises to nowhere and government-run lottery, we are...
  • In Theory: Is the idea of heaven and hell 'toxic'?

    Q. A new book has attracted a hail of criticism on the Internet. “Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived” by Pastor Rob Bell, the leader of the Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., questions the...
  • Hispanic religious leaders seek alternative to Arizona-style immigration reform

    Hispanic evangelical leaders met Thursday night in Orlando to discuss ways to lobby the Legislature for Utah-style immigration reforms instead of the harsher Arizona approach that some state lawmakers are considering. "In Florida, like in many other...
  • In Theory: Jesus, the ultimate fighting champion

    Q. A growing number of evangelical churches are embracing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as a way of attracting and converting young men. Pastors of these churches say that they're using MMA not only to toughen up the message of Christ, but also to combat their...
  • PASSINGS: Richard J. Dorso, Elisabeth Sladen, Roy Edward Burris

    PASSINGS: Richard J. Dorso, Elisabeth Sladen, Roy Edward Burris
    RICHARD J. DORSO Talent agent, TV exec, boutique owner Richard J. "Dick" Dorso, 101, whose lengthy Hollywood career ranged from talent agent to television writer and producer to haberdasher, died April 6 at his home in Los Angeles, his family said....
  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu

    PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu
    Poly Styrene Singer in the punk band X-Ray Spex Poly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website. Styrene, whose real name was...