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3 hrs ago | Religion News Service

New books and key experts available in time for October Synod on Marriage and Family

Communion for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, the indissolubility of marriage, cohabitation and contraception are just a few of the many controversial topics to be discussed when Catholic bishops from across the globe meet with Pope Francis at the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops Oct. 5-19 at the Vatican.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, The Truth

7 hrs ago | Catholic World News

Egypt: a year after attacks, Coptic Christians worship atop church ruins

A year after dozens of churches in Egypt were destroyed in a wave of anti-Christian violence, some Coptic Christians are still gathering to worship on top of the ruins.


Related Topix: Morningstar

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Live Review: Dickey Betts Tears Up The Sweetwater

Southern rock legend Dickey Betts and Great Southern made a rare Bay Area performance Sunday night at a sold out Sweetwater show in Mill Valley.


Related Topix: Dickey Betts, Mill Valley, CA, The Allman Brothers, Pop/Rock

Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University Presents Smokey Robinson In Concert October 25, 2014

Since Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University opened in 1997, it has presented the finest in arts, entertainment, education and engagement opportunities to the Lehigh Valley community.


Related Topix: Lehigh University, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Soul, Jazz, Tony Bennett, Detroit, MI, The Miracles

Religion News Service

Is James Foley a martyr? A brutal death sparks a faith-based debate

Bishop Peter Anthony Libasci of Manchester, N.H., speaks during a vigil on Saturday for slain journalist James Foley at the Rochester Commons in Rochester, N.H. Photo courtesy of Shawn St.Hilaire / Democrat Photo From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many ... (more)


Related Topix: RNS, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Religion News Service

Churches must provide a space where people are free to be themselves

Bilingual Sunday morning service at Grandview Park Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 13, 2013.


Related Topix: Kansas City, KS, RNS

Christian Newswire

National Conference Will Train Christians in Preserving Liberty

Contact: Nelan Hughes, 864-977-2008, CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Some of the top names in law, politics, history, culture, theology and more will take to the stage in the 2014 annual Truth for a New Generation apologetics conference September 5-6 in Spartanburg, S.C. Organized by author and ... (more)


Related Topix: The Truth, Spartanburg, SC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Psychology Today

The Truth About Islamic State We Don't Want to Hear Part 1

Today's paired posts arise from obligation rather than enjoyment. Their message needs saying, but it won't be popular.


Related Topix: The Truth

Religion News Service

Michael Browna s funeral echoes with cries for justice

ST. LOUIS Justice was a recurring theme as thousands of mourners packed the mammoth Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on Monday for the funeral of Michael Brown, a black teen whose fatal shooting following a confrontation with a white police officer set off weeks of sometimes violent protests.


Related Topix: RNS, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Christian Retailing

Lecrae, Bart Millard to Host 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae and MercyMe frontman Bart Millard have been named co-hosts of the 45th annual GMA Dove Awards, the Gospel Music Association announced.


Related Topix: Lecrae, Mercyme, Lipscomb University, Natalie Grant

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Concerts scheduled to raise funds for Granada Theatre renovations

The theater, which was a classic movie house from 1929 to 1977, is being renovated by Holland, and the concerts are designed to raise funds to help in the renovation.


Related Topix: Natalie Grant

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Calvary pastor Munro put on paid leave pending investigation

Cavalry Church senior pastor John Munro leads a special service July 30 to pray for the recovery of Nancy Writebol, the Charlotte missionary who became infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.


Related Topix: Calvary Church, Emory University, Fort Mill, SC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Omaha and the Bookworm is the second stop tormorrow for Ben Carson's book tour

Among physicians who write, Ben Carson is surely among the most successful, making bestseller lists.


Related Topix: Zondervan

Leslie Phillips Suffers Stroke

The Carry On star, 90, fell ill during a bus journey in London and his wife Zara called an ambulance.


Related Topix: Leslie Phillips

Inland Empire Weekly

Random Article

Not many songwriters in the bloated Christian market would work a Dan White reference into a bluegrass tune about America's crappy dietary habits.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Milk, Drama Movies, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Music, Entertainment

The Capital-Journal

Religion media: Guinness paints hopeful picture of Christianity

One of the most thoughtful voices in evangelical Christianity, Os Guinness, has penned a new book, this one titled "Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Time" .


Related Topix: The Truth

Fri Aug 22, 2014

95.5 The Fish

Aaron Shust to Release First Christmas Project "Unto Us" October 14

Dove Award-winning artist, Aaron Shust , will release his first Christmas project, Unto Us , October 14, 1024.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, David Hamilton, Instrumental, Grammy Awards, Michael W. Smith, Music!, Music, Czech Republic, Europe, World News

Religion News Service

Mark Driscoll charged with abusive behavior by 21 former Mars Hill pastors

Driscoll has been an influential but edgy pastor within conservative evangelical circles for several years.


Related Topix: RNS, Corinth, NY

Religion News Service

Atheist politicians may run the UK, but they remain closeted in the US

LONDON During a visit here four years ago, Maggie Ardiente of the American Humanist Association bragged to her British counterparts about the one atheist in the U.S. Congress, Rep. Pete Stark of California.


Related Topix: US News, RNS, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema


GSN Renews 'It Takes A Church' & 'The Chase'

GSN has picked up additional seasons of two of its strongest original series: The Chase , which has been picked up for a 20-episode fourth season, and breakout It Takes A Church , which has been ordered for an eight-episode second season.


Related Topix: Skin, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Natalie Grant