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PBS documentary on slain abortion doctor George Tiller faces protest

By Cheryl Wetzstein - The Washington Times

A pro-life leader is calling on PBS to cancel an upcoming airing of the documentary that she says offers a sympathetic portrayal of four late-term abortion providers who are carrying on the work of slain abortion doctor George Tiller. Published August 27, 2014

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, AUG. 31 - In this photo taken on May 28, 2014, Institute for Creation Research deputy director of research Nathaniel Jeanson , currently studying the investigation of molecular mechanisms of biological change, looks over a large printout hanging in the hallway of the Institute for Creation Research in northwest Dallas. Most scientists believe Darwin got it right: Single-celled creatures evolved into complex ones, a process of natural selection and genetic adaptation that over eons turned a primordial swamp into shape-shifting cells, into ape-like primates, into people. A group of nine Ph.Ds from places like Harvard and Los Alamos National Laboratory say all that molecules-to-man stuff is nonsense. And they're out to prove it. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY; NO SALES

Researchers seek to prove Genesis

- Associated Press

Most scientists believe Darwin got it right: Single-celled creatures evolved into complex ones, a process of natural selection and genetic adaptation that over eons turned a primordial swamp into shape-shifting cells, into ape-like primates, into people.

Pope Francis attends his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Pope removes key Benedict XVI protege

Associated Press

Pope Francis has removed a key protege of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI from the Vatican's liturgy office and sent him back to his native Spain.

Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

- Associated Press

A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."

FILE- In this file photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 provided by the Vatican paper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis talks with Cardinal Fernando Filoni at the Vatican. Pope Francis' envoy to Iraq says religious minorities being attacked by Islamic militants need to be defended and protected so they can return home in security, reinforcing the Vatican's position that military force is justified in this case.  Francis has said it was "licit" to stop an unjust aggression, but that the international community — and not just a single country — must decide how. Cardinal Fernando Filoni went further in an interview Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, with The Associated Press upon his return from northern Iraq, where he delivered money and met with minority Christians and Yazidis. He said Kurdish leaders don't want ground troops, just equipment to fight.  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, File)

Papal envoy: we must see humanity of each Iraqi refugee

- Catholic News Agency

The international community must view suffering Iraqi refugees not as a collective group, but as individual persons, each with his or her own story and needs, the Pope’s envoy to the country encouraged.

Archbishop: Be vigilant against US religious freedom threats

- Catholic News Agency

Amidst increasing violent religious persecution in the Middle East and Africa, it is vital for Christians in the U.S. to remain on guard of their own freedoms, said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore.

Hindu devotees carry an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Ahmadabad, India, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ganesha Chaturthi, the 10-day festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesha, begins Aug. 29 and ends with the immersion of Ganesha statues in the Arabian Sea and other water bodies. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Hindu festival celebrates birth of Lord Ganesh

- Deseret News

This week, Hindus around the world celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, honoring the religion's most memorable god. Festivities within American Hindu communities highlight the importance of fellowship for religious minorities.

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