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If you're like most Americans, you watched the debate over the American Health Care Act of 2017 with a lot of anticipation, whichever side you were on. It's no secret that the healthcare system of the United States isn't ...

Category: Aid, Health and Wellness

This year, families who have both Jewish and Christian heritage will experience an overlap of Passover and Easter. Is there a way to have an interfaith holiday without it turning into a celebration where the kids are loo ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

In April last year, Reverend Rene Robert, a Franciscan priest in St. Augustine, was found shot to death in Augusta, Georgia. Steven Murray, a repeat offender who was being helped by Robert, was charged with killing him. ...

Category: Human Rights, Morality, Politics, Religion

Many of the ministers who come to the ULC do so for one purpose, to officiate at a friend's wedding. You are not required to do anything to become ordained through the ULC. There is no training or courses that you have t ...

Category: Ceremonies, Religion, Universal Life Church, Become Ordained Online

During April, National Poetry Month, explore some poetry that you might not otherwise pick up. Most people are familiar with the poetry of the Bible, the Psalms or Song of Solomon, but there are so many other religious p ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

When you think about Rhode Island, what comes to mind? It's the smallest state, but it doesn't have much to its name. The official nickname is "The Ocean State," because 14 percent of its total area is water. Although Rh ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Religion

Last year, we watched as many states tried to pass "bathroom bills," limiting where transgender people could go to use the facilities. But it wasn't just the transgender community that faced legislation that would limit ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Morality, Religion

There has been a lot of focus on women in March, but the month is also when we remember the impact that the Irish-Americans have had on American history. President Donald Trump just announced Irish American Month, saying ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In religious circles, it's easy to want to say that AIDS won't happen in my church, but the harsh truth is that anyone can be infected with HIV/AIDS. March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in the United State ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

Women's History MonthMarch is all about women's history. If you're looking for a movie to watch one evening, here's a list of some great flicks about women making a difference. Some of these movies are funny, while other ...

Category: Equal Rights