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Christian Persecution

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The University of Notre Dame released a report in April called “Under Caesar’s Sword,” which outlines a global investigation into Christian persecution. Not only did 17 scholars examine Christian persecution around the world, they also examined how Christians respond to … Continue reading

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Elderly Americans in the Church

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The Administration for Community Living designates May as Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is “Age Out Loud,” a commitment to listening to what the older generation has to say. ACL recommends taking time this month to listen to the … Continue reading

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Enjoy a Historic Tour of Charleston Through the Churches

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In 2015, Charleston, South Carolina, made headlines when nine people were killed in a church by a white supremacist. The shooter targeted the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is one of the oldest black congregations in the U.S. Charleston … Continue reading

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Pew Research Releases Facts About How Abrahamic Faiths View Scripture

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Two of the biggest religious festivals ended a few days ago. The Christian Easter celebration is over, as is the Jewish Passover. Both of these celebrations rely heavily on biblical scripture. Pew Research offers information about how people in the … Continue reading

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Getting a Second Chance After Prison

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Hebrews 13:3 reminds Christians to “continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison.” In Matthew 25, Jesus tells his followers, “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Mosque Hosts Interfaith Peace Walk

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Al-Aqsa Islamic Society is a community of Muslims in Philadelphia that does much more than simply offer religious services. The society has partnered with many civic organizations to bring art, social services and unity to the City of Brotherly Love. … Continue reading

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Why Is It Called Saint Elmo’s Fire?

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Not many people experience the phenomenon known as Saint Elmo’s fire. It’s a kind of a plasma that creates a faint glow, most commonly during a thunderstorm. The electricity in the air discharges near the ends of sharp objects, like … Continue reading

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Religious Views on Organ Donation

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April is National Donate Life Month. If you aren’t an organ donor, it might be time to consider making that decision part of your health directive. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, about 22 people die every day … Continue reading

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