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Church leaders in Cornwall praise 'prophetic' Marcus Rashford  
COVID-19 cases on the rise among faith-based groups [Video]

COVID-19 cases on the rise among faith-based groups

This causes concern for not only local and state leaders but also for churches trying to keep their places of worship safe for their congregations.

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Palm Beach County church leaders encourage parishioners to vote [Video]

Palm Beach County church leaders encourage parishioners to vote

From the pews to the polls, church leaders from around Palm Beach County are getting together to get their members to vote ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

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Houses of worship allowed indoor services [Video]

Houses of worship allowed indoor services

It's been months since houses of worship have been able to host services inside but now they can at limited capacities. This comes after the county moved into the red tier of the state's reopening..

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Church In Castaic Incorrectly Marks Ballot Drop Box Outside Their Building As 'Official' [Video]

Church In Castaic Incorrectly Marks Ballot Drop Box Outside Their Building As 'Official'

The Los Angeles County Registrar's Office, which supervises the election, confirmed the church's drop box is not an official location to leave election ballots but church leaders were advertising..

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WCBI New at Six - 09/23/2020 [Video]

WCBI New at Six - 09/23/2020

WCBI New at Six - 09/23/2020

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Local Church Ready to Help During Hurricane Sally [Video]

Local Church Ready to Help During Hurricane Sally

The crisis team for Decatur Church of Christ is collecting donations for their relief effort to help those affected by Hurricane Sally

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091320 11 a thru c

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North Texas Church Leaders Press Dallas Officials To Rename Street After Murdered Resident Botham Jean [Video]

North Texas Church Leaders Press Dallas Officials To Rename Street After Murdered Resident Botham Jean

September 6 will mark the second anniversary of Botham Jean's death and days before that somber date the City of Dallas is considering re-naming a section of South Lamar Street after him.

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Assisting families impacted by explosion [Video]

Assisting families impacted by explosion

Assisting families impacted by explosion

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Fear and loss: everyday Northern Ireland voices share stories of the Covid pandemic

fear and loss: everyday northern ireland voices share stories of the covid pandemic
Families who have lost loved ones to coronavirus have joined frontline NHS workers, church leaders, politicians, singers and a Derry Girls star in writing for a landmark book about their experiences..
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Church leaders press Taoiseach about reopening of public worship

Church leaders have pressed the Taoiseach about the reopening of public worship during lockdown.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Church leaders in Cornwall praise 'prophetic' Marcus Rashford

church leaders in cornwall praise 'prophetic' marcus rashford
"Public and prophetic voices like Marcus Rashford speak on behalf of many other more hidden voices in schools, churches, food banks and community organisations, who are asking us to make sure that no..
The Cornishman - Published Also reported by •West BritonCornish Guardian


Church leaders are backing a new petition calling for the Government to implement existing reviews aimed at bringing about racial justice.
Express and Star - Published

Pakistan: Blast At Madrasa Kills Seven, Injures 70

pakistan: blast at madrasa kills seven, injures 70
By Kamran Chaudhry Church leaders in Pakistan are offering condolences to the victims of an explosion that killed seven people at a religious school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today. At least..
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Poland's PM defends abortion ruling, condemns protests

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister on Tuesday defended the tightening of the country's abortion law and condemned massive nationwide protests led by women's rights activists, saying they.. - Published

Black church leaders urge congregants to vote in ‘Souls to the Polls’ movement nationwide

After rallying congregants to go directly from church to the voting booth in “Souls to the Polls” programs during the 2008 presidential election, many black church leaders are now ringing the alarm..
Christian Post - Published

Church leaders urge MPs to back gambling card

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Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Pastors in China forced to add communist ideology to Bible stories

Pastors in China report that they've been forced to integrate President Xi Jinping’s words into the biblical account of Jesus feeding the five thousand as the Chinese Communist Party increasingly..
Christian Post - Published

Covid-19: Church leaders' warning over northern rules

Senior bishops say struggles between the government and northern leaders will lead to "unrest".
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

Covid power struggles will lead to ‘disillusion and unrest’ – Church leaders

Three senior members of the Church of England have warned that struggles between Westminster and local leaders in the North over coronavirus restrictions will lead to “disillusion and unrest”.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

What did Pope Francis say about civil unions? A CNA Explainer

Denver Newsroom, Oct 21, 2020 / 06:49 pm (CNA).-   “Francesco,” a newly released documentary on the life and ministry of Pope Francis, has made global headlines, because the film contains a..
CNA - Published

Cuomo’s Virus Crackdown Angers Catholics, Who Say They’re Singled Out

Church leaders, who have clashed with the governor before, said that Catholics have followed mask and social-distancing rules. - Published

Bangladesh: Pandemic Of Child Marriage Scars Young Lives

bangladesh: pandemic of child marriage scars young lives
By Stephan Uttom and Rock Ronald Rozario Dipali Mondol still regrets that she got married at the age of 15 due to family pressure 12 years ago. The 27-year-old Catholic mother of two lives in..
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Elton John tears into ‘failure’ of UK churches to tackle ‘ticking timebomb’ of spiritual abuse against LGBT+ people

Elton John has joined a chorus of queer religious leaders in calling for British churches to tackle the “ticking timebomb” of spiritual abuse levelled against LGBT+ people. The singer threw his..
PinkNews - Published

Catholic OB-GYNs Face Moral Dilemmas In Issues Of Family Planning

catholic ob-gyns face moral dilemmas in issues of family planning
A study of Catholic obstetrician-gynecologists shows that many face moral dilemmas when dealing with issues of family planning and abortion due to their religious faith, according researchers at the..
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Pope Francis urges laity to ‘take a step forward’ in evangelization

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis called for the laity to “take a step forward” in carrying out the Church’s mission of evangelization in a preface to a book written by..
CNA - Published

Black churches mobilize voters

Church leaders say they are organizing caravans for absentee ballot drop-offs and in-person early voting, amid concerns over possible voter intimidation. (Oct 12) - Published

Catholic bishop says Pope Francis is deeply concerned about German Church

CNA Staff, Oct 9, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis has expressed “dramatic concern” about the Catholic Church in Germany, according to a bishop who met him this week. Bishop Heinz-Josef..
CNA - Published

‘Fratelli tutti’: Pope Francis presents new encyclical in Angelus address

Vatican City, Oct 4, 2020 / 05:35 am (CNA).- Pope Francis introduced his new encyclical, “Fratelli tutti,” in his Angelus address Sunday, saying that “human fraternity and the care of creation”..
CNA - Published

Cardinal Parolin defends China deal as Vatican prepares to renew agreement

CNA Staff, Oct 3, 2020 / 06:10 am (CNA).- Cardinal Pietro Parolin defended the Vatican’s controversial deal with China Saturday, saying that all recent popes hoped for such an agreement on the..
CNA - Published

Universal Credit boost 'should be made permanent to prevent poverty surge'

universal credit boost 'should be made permanent to prevent poverty surge'
Charities, food banks, housing organisations, benefit and debt advisors, disability groups, and church leaders have written to government
Hull Daily Mail - Published Also reported by •Tamworth Herald

Kazakhstan: Courts Fail To Halt Seizure Of Churches’ Property

kazakhstan: courts fail to halt seizure of churches’ property
By Felix Corley On 17 September, the City Court in the commercial capital Almaty again upheld an earlier court decision to seize two buildings owned by New Life Protestant Church, which it uses as a..
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India: Police Remove Crosses In Karnataka

india: police remove crosses in karnataka
By Saji Thomas Police in India's Karnataka state have removed 15 crosses from a hill near a Catholic parish, accusing Christians of encroaching on government land and erecting crosses without..
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‘Rank Religious Bigotry’: Black Church Leaders Defend Amy Coney Barrett

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EXCLUSIVE: Does The Gospel Coalition support adult men raping little boys?

(Natural News) A few weeks back, K. Edward Copeland, a pastor and member of The Gospel Coalition (TGC), an ostensibly Christian organization that “exists to equip the next generation of believers,.. - Published

WorkSafe inspectors to enter notorious Christian community Gloriavale

worksafe inspectors to enter notorious christian community gloriavale
WorkSafe inspectors will enter notorious Christian community Gloriavale early next week after reports of 23-hour work shifts for members and threats by church leaders. This will be the second week in a..
New Zealand Herald - Published

Bishop Michael Bransfield: I do not want to 'do battle' with successor

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 24, 2020 / 11:10 am (CNA).- Retired West Virginia Bishop Michael Bransfield told CNA Thursday that he is retired, wants to stay retired, and does not want to “do..
CNA - Published

Silence Is Golden In Isolated Sri Lankan Church – OpEd

silence is golden in isolated sri lankan church – oped
By Father Reid Shelton Fernando* Sri Lanka is an island full of natural resources with beauty but without any deserts or volcanoes. It was full of forest cover until human hands misused this..
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David Platt calls for prayers as pastors struggle more than ever during pandemic

Megachurch pastor and popular author David Platt will hold a special night of prayer for pastors this week as some church leaders he’s spoken with during the COVID-19 pandemic have told him they are..
Christian Post - Published

Black sisters urge US Catholics, Church leaders to do more to end racism (CNS)

“In this moment of dual life-threatening pandemics, COVID-19 and racism, the voice of the Church in America is, for the most part, eerily silent when it comes to the racial unrest in this country,”..
Catholic Culture - Published

German Catholic bishop dismisses cardinal’s fear that ‘Synodal Way’ could lead to split

CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 07:30 am (CNA).- The president of the German bishops’ conference dismissed Friday suggestions that the controversial “Synodal Way” could lead to a split in the..
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Amarillo diocese disavows Fr. Frank Pavone statements, requests prayer

CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 05:15 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Amarillo has spoken out about election-related comments from Fr. Frank Pavone, the national director of the pro-life group Priests for Life,..
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Armenian church building burns in San Francisco, arson suspected

A fire broke out in a four-story community center owned by the neighboring St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church in San Francisco early Wednesday, and church leaders suspect arson.
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‘Catholics for Biden’ co-chairs include pro-choice defenders of abortion protections

CNA Staff, Sep 15, 2020 / 03:15 pm (CNA).-   The Biden campaign announced on Monday a panel of co-chairs for its “Catholics for Biden” outreach. Among the Catholics chairing Biden’s Catholic..
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Black churches accuse Donald Trump election ad of inciting 'white terrorism'

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Western Australian legislative committee recommends preserving confessional seal

CNA Staff, Sep 12, 2020 / 05:01 am (CNA).- Religious ministers should not be required to violate the seal of confession to report child sex abuse, a committee of the upper house of Western..
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Sudanese official says dropping Christian education was ‘error,’ but church leaders don’t believe it

The top official of Sudan’s education regulatory body claims he erroneously omitted Christian education on a list he sent to all public schools in August directing them to teach only the subjects on..
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Newark archdiocese bought second beach house for use by McCarrick

CNA Staff, Sep 9, 2020 / 11:30 am (CNA).- Months before officials in the Archdiocese of Newark sold a beach house used by former cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sexual abuse and coercion, the..
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Covid-19 coronavirus: Police warn Mt Roskill Evangelical church leaders they could face prosecution for further rule breaches

covid-19 coronavirus: police warn mt roskill evangelical church leaders they could face prosecution for further rule breaches
Police have warned church leaders at the centre of a Covid-19 sub-cluster they may face prosecution if they gather again in breach of Government restrictions.Officers were called to shut down the Mount..
New Zealand Herald - Published

Church leaders pray for peace following stabbings in Birmingham, England

CNA Staff, Sep 7, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Catholic and Anglican leaders in Birmingham, England, said they were praying for peace Monday after an attack that left one person dead and seven others..
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Pakistan: Uproar As Asia Bibi Disowns Autobiography

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By Kamran Chaudhry Human rights activists have been left in shock after Asia Bibi dissociated herself from her autobiography due out later this month. Bibi, the Catholic woman acquitted of..
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Sparta Expands Demonstration of COVID-19 Safety Tools for Government Official and Church Leaders

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Montenegro’s Elections Bring Old, New Challenges Into Sharp Focus – Analysis

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Covid-19 coronavirus: Mt Roskill church leaders working closely with contact-tracing teams

The Mt Roskill church at the centre of a collection of mystery Covid-19 cases is working closely with health authorities to ensure its congregation is tested and contact traced, a local Member of..
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I'm Billy Graham's granddaughter. Evangelical support of Donald Trump spits on his legacy.

By supporting Donald Trump, evangelical leaders are failing us and failing the gospel. Christian women must step up where our church leaders won't. - Published

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