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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
During his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on the unity and holiness of the Church, stating that despite the fact we are sinners, we are called to live as a community centered on Christ.
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.
An atheist group has successfully pressured a school district in Florida to quit allowing local ministers to provide pregame and post-game prayers for football players, threatening a suit over claimed constitutional infractions.
A London-based imam making an appearance on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News denied that Christians in Iraq had been told to "convert or die" — a claim that opened the doors for an epic shouting match between the two.
Catholics in the Philippines say they have a religious calling to serve as a counter to the message spewed by Islamic State terrorists, and as part of that mission, they're collecting donations for Iraq and Syria Christian's who've been displaced.
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."
There are two kinds of Christians in America — those who watch porn and those who lie about it.
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.
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.
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.
The decline of stable families leads to an increase in social problems.
Muslim clerics held a vigil in Dearborn, Michigan, Monday night to pray for the family of James Foley and condemn the Islamic State militant group that murdered him.
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In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, more than two dozen groups cite the 2013 attacks and threats on Americans in Saudi Arabia, and the non-response from U.S. embassy.
The international spotlight has recently been shining on Ferguson, Mo., after an 18-year-old black man was fatally shot by a white police officer.
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