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San Francisco might be might known for the Golden Gate Bridge, the Peace Movement and cable cars, but it has a rich religious history. The Spanish Empire established the Presidio of San Francisco in 1776, which was quick ...

Category: Religion

In a 2015 article in "Christianity Today," Ed Stetzer writes, "It is common practice in churches, however, to treat mental illness differently. We immediately assume there is something else, some deeper spiritual struggl ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

The House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in hopes of replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare. The AHCA is waiting for the Senate to act on it. Time magazine believes that the A ...

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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 w ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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 mon ...

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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 c ...

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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 informa ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation Religion

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 ...

Category: Faith Healing Religion Be a Minister

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 ...

Category: Religion Social Equality Spirituality

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 o ...

Category: Religion