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  • Islamic State's threatens Christians to win support of Muslims

    By Meredith Somers - The Washington Times

    The Islamic State group's demand that Christians in the city of Mosul convert to Islam or face death could be part of an attempt to win support among local Muslims via a harsh interpretation of the Koran to justify the violent threats against the religious minority, religion and human rights experts said. Published July 21, 2014

  • Pittsfield priest walking 80 miles to raise money

    By DEBORAH GERTZ-HUSAR - Associated Press

    Putting one foot in front of the other walking alongside the road might be commonplace for many, but the Rev. Mark Schulte sees it as a form of spiritual renewal. Published July 21, 2014

  • Judge: Jury should decide priest abuse lawsuit

    By STEVE KARNOWSKI - Associated Press

    A man who says he was sexually abused by a priest around 1976 deserves his day in court, a judge decided Monday in a case that has forced top local church officials including Archbishop John Nienstedt to give sworn testimony and disclose lists of priests accused of sexual misconduct. Published July 21, 2014

  • Mass. author explores North Shore legends and lore

    By WILL BROADDUS - Associated Press

    Salem wasn't the only place with witches. Published July 20, 2014

  • New arrivals worry some in the Oklahoma Panhandle

    By Associated Press

    A family who says they were excommunicated from Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect has moved to a small city located in the Oklahoma Panhandle, raising concerns among some residents. Published July 20, 2014

  • Las Cruces church has helped 200 immigrants so far

    By Associated Press

    Organizers behind a short-term shelter in Las Cruces for immigrants say more than 200 people have already passed through. Published July 20, 2014

  • Nearly 6,000 attend Jehovah's Witness convention

    By Associated Press

    Nearly 6,000 people have gathered at the University of Massachusetts campus for the annual convention of Jehovah's witnesses. Published July 20, 2014

  • Amid bloodshed, frenetic Gaza hospital improvises

    By KARIN LAUB - Associated Press

    In the heart of Gaza City, as its citizens again find themselves under fire from Israeli airstrikes and artillery, the wounded and their wailing families stream into Shifa Hospital without end. Published July 20, 2014

  • Boise Catholic bishop, 74, to offer resignation

    By Associated Press

    The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise will offer his resignation to Pope Francis early next month in keeping with church policy. Published July 20, 2014

  • Indonesia's democracy faces test as tally comes in

    By ALI KOTARUMALOS and NINIEK KARMINI - Associated Press

    After an ugly presidential election campaign, Indonesia is set to declare the winner on Tuesday - but that may not settle a simmering dispute between the two candidates, both of whom claim victory. Published July 20, 2014

  • AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    US tries to make case that Ukraine separatists downed passenger plane, with Russian complicity Published July 20, 2014

  • Fire damages historic church in West Fargo

    By Associated Press

    An early morning fire in West Fargo has heavily damaged a historic church on the grounds of Bonanzaville Pioneer Village. Published July 20, 2014

  • Group works to add new sanctuary to Iowa church

    By ALISA HRUSTIC - Associated Press

    The roaring of drills and smell of sawdust tickle the air as workers labor outside Faith Lutheran Evangelical Church on the corner of West Ridgeway Avenue and West Fourth Street. Published July 19, 2014

  • Woman accused of embezzling $70K from church

    By Associated Press

    An Albuquerque woman is accused of siphoning more than $70,000 from her church. Published July 19, 2014

  • List of winners of Alabama APME broadcast awards

    By Associated Press

    Winners of the Alabama APME broadcast awards recognized Saturday in Atlanta: Published July 19, 2014

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