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Al-Ahram Weekly
Licence-killThrashing, smashing, lashing, wrecking, ravaging, raging, striking, wiping, smi
Licence-kill
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 hours ago
Thrashing, smashing, lashing, wrecking, ravaging, raging, striking, wiping, smiting, butchering, looting, booting — they do it all, as the world watches. Known as ISIS to the West, Daesh to the East, it is not known when and how this group came... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville civic, business leaders agree to give Mayor Lenny Curry breathing room on HROLessons from the premeditated televised murder of a news reporter. The shooter
Jacksonville civic, business leaders agree to give Mayor Lenny Curry breathing room on HRO
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 hours ago
Lessons from the premeditated televised murder of a news reporter. The shooter even faxed to a newspaper in advance, to warn of the impending violent political event, outlining, his homosexual political campaign of destroying the people's protection... Read more
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Scotsman
Confidence in Scots schools falling among parents Satisfaction with local schools is lowest in the more affluent areas, the surv
Confidence in Scots schools falling among parents
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Satisfaction with local schools is lowest in the more affluent areas, the survey found. Picture: Getty SATISFACTION levels with local schools among Scottish parents has been falling steadily in... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Taizé: A parable of communionEditor's note: This is the first of a two-part blog series. Recently, The ecum
Taizé: A parable of communion
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part blog series. Recently, The ecumenical monastic community of Taizé celebrated three anniversaries. It marked 100 years since the birth of its founder, Br. Roger Schütz; the 10th anniversary of his death;... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
An open letter to Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana and the SA Council of Churches.I write in response to call by the SA Council of Churches (SACC) for the basic
An open letter to Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana and the SA Council of Churches.
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
I write in response to call by the SA Council of Churches (SACC) for the basic certification of pastors to protect people from "objectionable, heretical and alien" practices. This public statement opens a can of worms and raises a whole host of... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Middle East Churches That Could Cease to Exist If Islamic State Influence Continues to SpreadA member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant waves an ISIL flag i
5 Middle East Churches That Could Cease to Exist If Islamic State Influence Continues to Spread
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 29, 2014. The offshoot of al Qaeda which has captured swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria has declared itself an Islamic "Caliphate" and called on factions... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State's Christian colleges hold on to same-sex restrictionsSILOAM SPRINGS -- Conduct policies for employees at John Brown University and o
State's Christian colleges hold on to same-sex restrictions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
SILOAM SPRINGS -- Conduct policies for employees at John Brown University and other Christian colleges and universities in Arkansas have not changed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in June declaring same-sex marriage a constitutional... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Christian colleges holding on to same-sex restrictionsSILOAM SPRINGS -- Conduct policies for employees at John Brown University and o
Christian colleges holding on to same-sex restrictions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
SILOAM SPRINGS -- Conduct policies for employees at John Brown University and other Christian colleges and universities in Arkansas haven't changed after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in June declaring same-sex marriage a constitutional... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
August 22Gentle care But this letter really addresses the kindness and professionalism
August 22
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Gentle care But this letter really addresses the kindness and professionalism shown by the nurses who looked after her while in their care. My wife and I met the doctor who performed the procedure, as well as all of her day and night nurses. I... Read more
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The Christian Post
Hillsong Church Pastor Bobbie Houston, Horrified by Islamic State's 'Theology of Rape,' Mobilizes Women Everywhere to PrayPastor Bobbie Houston of Hillsong Church speaks during the mega-ministry's 2014
Hillsong Church Pastor Bobbie Houston, Horrified by Islamic State's 'Theology of Rape,' Mobilizes Women Everywhere to Pray
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
Pastor Bobbie Houston of Hillsong Church speaks during the mega-ministry's 2014 New York City conference. Stirred by a report of how the Islamic State uses the Quran to justify systematic sexual violence against women and young girls, Hillsong... Read more
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International Business Times
EU migrant crisis: Terror police investigate Cairo marriage scam In what is possibly the fanciest people smuggling scheme unveiled this year, a
EU migrant crisis: Terror police investigate Cairo marriage scam
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
In what is possibly the fanciest people smuggling scheme unveiled this year, a trafficking ring in Rome is shipping homeless Italians to Egypt to tie the knot with would-be migrants to enable the fake spouses to later enter the EU with a regular... Read more
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Pravda
Europe in fair train to eliminate Schengen AreaChairman of the NATO Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey claimed that he is co
Europe in fair train to eliminate Schengen Area
Pravda / Posted 7 days ago
Chairman of the NATO Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey claimed that he is concerned over the mass migration to Europe. If a NATO general does not know what to do, the matters seem to be really bad. ''The cast away stones'' as destroyed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Churches to Pray for Care of CreationJoined in prayer, Christian churches around the world will again observe the ec
Churches to Pray for Care of Creation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Joined in prayer, Christian churches around the world will again observe the ecumenical "Time for Creation" (1 September to 4 October), this year bolstered by Pope Francis's recent proclamation of 1 September as the "World Day of Prayer for the Care... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commission to Probe Church Practices and FinancesSouth African churches and traditional healing practices will be the subject of
Commission to Probe Church Practices and Finances
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
South African churches and traditional healing practices will be the subject of intense scrutiny by Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission). The commission on Thursday... Read more
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The North West Star
Christianity has no room for homosexualityRev Dr Peter Catt and Dr Stuart Edser's thesis has more in common with a late n
Christianity has no room for homosexuality
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
Rev Dr Peter Catt and Dr Stuart Edser's thesis has more in common with a late night 'reality' television show than with the teaching and work of Jesus Christ. Rev Dr Peter Catt and Dr Stuart Edser have offered a strange and misleading picture of the... Read more
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Columbia Star
Midtown, started by college grads, expands across the MidlandsCorrie Phelps is being baptized by Catherine Ortmann and Katie Littleton. Midto
Midtown, started by college grads, expands across the Midlands
Columbia Star / Posted 7 days ago
Corrie Phelps is being baptized by Catherine Ortmann and Katie Littleton. Midtown Fellowship in Shandon, begun in 2007 as a contemporary worship center for young people, has now expanded into three worship centers across the Midlands with sister... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Commission to probe church practices and financesNaledi Shange, News24 A congregant is fed a snake at the church in Soshanguve.
Commission to probe church practices and finances
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Naledi Shange, News24 A congregant is fed a snake at the church in Soshanguve. (Facebook) Johannesburg - South African churches and traditional healing practices will be the subject of intense scrutiny by Commission for the Promotion and Protection... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
China’s propanganda campaign against cross removals protest a PR disaster Published: 20 August 2015 2:46 PM This image taken in April 2014 shows a Chr
China’s propanganda campaign against cross removals protest a PR disaster
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 20 August 2015 2:46 PM This image taken in April 2014 shows a Christian church in the town of Oubei, outside the city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang province. Chinese... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Christianity has no room for homosexualityThe Bible doesn't support homosexuality, according to Murray Campbell. Rev Dr
Christianity has no room for homosexuality
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Bible doesn't support homosexuality, according to Murray Campbell. Rev Dr Peter Catt and Dr Stuart Edser have offered a strange and misleading picture of the Christian faith. Despite claiming an allegiance to Christianity, their thesis has more... Read more
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The Star
Momentous issues at stake in court - Reflecting On The LawA legislature deriving its powers from a Constitution cannot devour the source
Momentous issues at stake in court - Reflecting On The Law
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
A legislature deriving its powers from a Constitution cannot devour the source of its powers. THE Court of Appeal’s remarkable decision in the case of Muhammad Juzaili Mohd Khamis v Negri Sembilan is soon coming up for appeal to the Federal... Read more
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Business Insider
Thousands of refugees are trying to escape 'Africa's North Korea' — the worst regime you've never heard ofThere's one story that most people haven't heard — that's the story of Eritrea.
Thousands of refugees are trying to escape 'Africa's North Korea' — the worst regime you've never heard of
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
There's one story that most people haven't heard — that's the story of Eritrea. the country is one of the largest sources of migrants arriving on Europe's shores, despite a total population smaller than that of London. Adjusted for its population, a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Christian Churches NZ Property Trust Board Empowering BillWednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:01 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk 19 August
Christian Churches NZ Property Trust Board Empowering Bill
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:01 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk 19 August 2015 Media release – Select Committee Office Christian Churches New Zealand Property Trust Board Empowering Bill... Read more
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Literary Minded
Spotlighting Australia’s Languages: Tamil –Tamil தமிழ் Dravidian. This language family consists of the main languages of
Spotlighting Australia’s Languages: Tamil –
Literary Minded / Posted 9 days ago
Tamil தமிழ் Dravidian. This language family consists of the main languages of south India like Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. These languages have long-established writing systems and literary traditions. Where is it spoken? Tamil is spoken... Read more
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Deseret News
Why Franklin Graham’s salary raises eyebrows among Christian nonprofitsFranklin Graham’s annual compensation of $880,000, revealed in a Charlotte Obse
Why Franklin Graham’s salary raises eyebrows among Christian nonprofits
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
Franklin Graham’s annual compensation of $880,000, revealed in a Charlotte Observer story, has some worrying that too many top Christian nonprofit leaders as well as pastors are seeing themselves as CEOs instead of as God’s servants. Graham, son of... Read more
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Christian Today
First Baptist Church in South Carolina hit for allowing same-sex union, gay ministersWhile most Christian churches across the United States are strongly opposed to
First Baptist Church in South Carolina hit for allowing same-sex union, gay ministers
Christian Today / Posted 10 days ago
While most Christian churches across the United States are strongly opposed to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, the First Baptist Church of Greenville in South Carolina has taken a totally different route: It has decided to allow not just gay... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Crossing to the other sideAL-MAGHTAS, Jordan -- For years, Christian pilgrims have waded into the Jordan
Crossing to the other side
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
AL-MAGHTAS, Jordan -- For years, Christian pilgrims have waded into the Jordan River from both its eastern and western banks to connect with a core event of their faith: the baptism of Jesus. The parallel traditions allowed Jordan and Israel to... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
11-old gives birth to girl in ParaguayASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 12 days ago
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Hong Kong cardinal urges Chinese Communist chiefs to end cross removalsCardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong has issued an "urgent appeal" to Communist
Hong Kong cardinal urges Chinese Communist chiefs to end cross removals
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong has issued an "urgent appeal" to Communist Party chiefs in Beijing, calling on them to order a halt to an ongoing cross-removal campaign from Christian churches in Zhejiang province. "I sincerely and urgently... Read more
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Everett Herald
Support charities, churches that are aiding our veteransGuest commentary / Aiding veterans Published: Saturday, August 15, 2015, 12:
Support charities, churches that are aiding our veterans
Everett Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Guest commentary / Aiding veterans Published: Saturday, August 15, 2015, 12:01 a.m. I would like to respond to, Jack Novell's Aug. 10 letter to the editor, “I am still waiting for the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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The Courier
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
The Courier / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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The Young Witness
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
The Young Witness / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
Western Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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Manning River Times
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
Manning River Times / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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The North West Star
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiencesThe five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new g
Turkmenistan travel guide: For travellers searching for exotic and unusual experiences
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
The five Stans of Central Asia are now opening the front door to reveal a new galaxy of wonders for the connoisseur of exotic and unusual experiences. When I part the curtains of room 510 in the Ak Altyn Hotel and look out across the city of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Jewish TerroristsSOME OF my best friends demand that I write an article condemning unconditional
Jewish Terrorists
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
SOME OF my best friends demand that I write an article condemning unconditionally the "administrative detention" of Jewish terrorists. Three suspected terrorists have already been arrested under this procedure. They are members of a group following... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
11-year-old rape victim who was denied an abortion gives birth in ParaguayAn 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thu
11-year-old rape victim who was denied an abortion gives birth in Paraguay
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights groups. Elizabeth Torales, a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
11-year-old gives birth to girl in ParaguayElizabeth Torales, a lawyer for the girl's mother, told The Associated Press th
11-year-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
The Oklahoman / Posted 14 days ago
Elizabeth Torales, a lawyer for the girl's mother, told The Associated Press that the minor gave birth to a baby girl via cesarean in a Red Cross hospital in Asuncion, Paraguay's capital. She said reported there were no complications and both the... Read more
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Independent
11-year-old Paraguay girl denied abortion after 'being raped by stepfather' gives birthThe child delivered the baby by Caesarean section at the Red Cross hospital in
11-year-old Paraguay girl denied abortion after 'being raped by stepfather' gives birth
Independent / Posted 14 days ago
The child delivered the baby by Caesarean section at the Red Cross hospital in Asuncion, the country’s capital, and both are doing well. The girl was allegedly raped and made pregnant by her stepfather when she was 10. He has been arrested and is... Read more
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Philly.com
Pa. health chief targets vaccination rateAbout 91 percent of Pennsylvania kindergartners last year started school fully
Pa. health chief targets vaccination rate
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
About 91 percent of Pennsylvania kindergartners last year started school fully vaccinated; the goal is to achieve 95 percent coverage. At that level, so many kids are protected that disease outbreaks are prevented, Levine said, a concept known as... Read more
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Christian Today
China intensifies anti-church campaign as faithful risk lives in defying state ordersA cross on an underground Catholic church is silhouetted in Tianjin, China. Chu
China intensifies anti-church campaign as faithful risk lives in defying state orders
Christian Today / Posted 14 days ago
A cross on an underground Catholic church is silhouetted in Tianjin, China. Church leaders are pledging to 'make the cross flourish throughout China' despite the ongoing government crackdown. The Chinese government's crackdown on Christian churches... Read more
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The Huffington Post
11-Old Paraguay Rape Victim Gives Birth After Denied AbortionASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after
11-Old Paraguay Rape Victim Gives Birth After Denied Abortion
The Huffington Post / Posted 14 days ago
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights... Read more
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Ventura County Star
11-old gives birth to girl in ParaguayASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
Ventura County Star / Posted 14 days ago
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights... Read more
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The Christian Post
Are You Living in a Post Christian America?The Percentage of Christian who identify as Post-Christian is on the rise and A
Are You Living in a Post Christian America?
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
The Percentage of Christian who identify as Post-Christian is on the rise and American cities are leading the way. The percentage of Americans who are categorized as "post-Christian" has increased from 37 percent in 2013 to 44 percent in 2015, with... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
11-old gives birth to girl in ParaguayASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 14 days ago
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights... Read more
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