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Even as the Obama administration calls on nations to secure religious freedoms globally, advocates say the effort would get a boost with more action and leadership from the United States itself. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS

U.S. must do more for religious freedom, advocates say

By Meredith Somers - The Washington Times

Even as the Obama administration calls on nations to secure religious freedoms globally, advocates say the effort would get a boost with more action and leadership from the United States itself. Published October 29, 2014

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Rebecca Hagelin and her daughter Kristin Carey.

Civility, decency pave the road of faith

Apathy toward indecent, uncivil and immoral behavior has been the undoing of many a nation throughout history. Nations that replace a relationship with God with secular idols are quickly filled with individuals apathetic about how they treat others, and ultimately become countries marred by selfishness and greed.

In this photo taken Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, Promise Cooper, 16, Emmanuel Junior Cooper, 11, and Benson Cooper, 15, sit at their St. Paul Bridge home in Monrovia, Liberia. The Cooper children are now orphans, having lost their mother Princess in July, and their father Emmanuel in August. Their 5-month-old baby brother Success also succumbed to the virus in August. Ruth, their 13-year-old sister is being hospitalized with Ebola. The three never fell sick to the deadly disease. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Young and old ostracized, orphaned by Ebola

- Catholic News Agency

A health adviser for a top global Catholic relief agency stressed the church's key efforts on the Ebola front in West Africa: helping people overcome panic and avert devastating social stigmas by providing accurate information.

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BOOK REVIEW: 'Jesus on Trial'

David Limbaugh is an evangelical Christian and a lawyer. He is also Rush's younger brother. In "Jesus On Trial," Mr. Limbaugh attempts to prove the veracity of the Gospels by using the legal rules of evidence to make his case.