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Most Americans still believe in God but fewer; Most Christians back homosexuality

Most Americans still believe in God but fewer; Most Christians back homosexuality

A comprehensive study released by the Pew Research Center analyzing various questions surrounding Americans’ relationship with religion has found that adults continue to overwhelmingly believe in God, but that support is declining. The poll also found that a majority American Christians now support homosexuality. Statistics from the 2014 Religious Landscape Study, which polled 35,000 American […]

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‘Thank you for you courage’: Pope Francis held private audience with Kim Davis

‘Thank you for you courage’: Pope Francis held private audience with Kim Davis

The Pope met privately with Kim Davis and her husband, Joe, at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Sept. 24. [According to published reports, the Vatican reached out privately to Kim Davis who was recently imprisoned for her refusal to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples.] During the meeting Pope Francis said, “Thank […]

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Graham denounces Obama’s guest list for papal that includes, gays, transgenders, abortion supporters

Graham denounces Obama’s guest list for papal that includes, gays, transgenders, abortion supporters

Evangelist Franklin Graham has called President Obama’s guest list for Pope Francis’ welcome this week “disgraceful and obviously inappropriate,” even as the Vatican has reportedly objected to the White House’s invitation to transgender activists, an openly gay bishop and supporters of abortion and euthanasia. The guest list for a planned event at the White House’s […]

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Abortion survivor’s riveting testimony that the big media deemed non-newsworthy

Abortion survivor’s riveting testimony that the big media deemed non-newsworthy

Gianna Jessen, whose life was the inspiration for the film “October Baby,” told the House Judiciary Committee last week how she survived 18 hours of being burned in her mother’s womb at a Planned Parenthood clinic in California. Her experience proves that God’s will is stronger than her biological mother’s “right to choose,” she said. […]

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Who is Kim Davis? Clerk who went to prison over same sex marriage is Democrat, recent Christian

Who is Kim Davis? Clerk who went to prison over same sex marriage is Democrat, recent Christian

Rarely does a county clerk became the center of a national media firestorm. But Kim Davis, the clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, has become trapped in the eye of the national media hurricane that has surrounded her decision to prohibit her office from issuing all marriage licenses due to her Christian objection to same-sex marriage. […]

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Conscientious objector to gay marriage jailed in Kentucky until she bows to court order

Conscientious objector to gay marriage jailed in Kentucky until she bows to court order

A county clerk in Kentucky has been found guilty of contempt and sent to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples due to her own religious objections. Kim Davis, the clerk at Rowan County who garnered national attention for refusing to issue the marriage licenses, was found in contempt of court Thursday […]

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Researcher: Planned Parenthood sale of aborted body parts has been going on for 20 years

Researcher: Planned Parenthood sale of aborted body parts has been going on for 20 years

An undercover investigation uncovered Planned Parenthood’s sale of body parts from aborted babies 20 years ago. . . . It’s at least 20 years this has been going on,” says Mark Crutcher, founder of Life Dynamics. His investigation primarily studied “Comp Health,” an abortion clinic run by Planned Parenthood in Overland Park, Kansas, along with […]

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Mormon church, which sponsors most scout units, rethinking its affiliation with Boy Scouts of America

Mormon church, which sponsors most scout units, rethinking its affiliation with Boy Scouts of America

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has said it will be re-evaluating its long-standing participation in the Boy Scouts of America, following the latter’s decision to end its blanket ban on openly gay adult leaders. “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is deeply troubled by today’s vote by the Boy Scouts […]

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Crowd-funding campaigns for Christian firms targeted by gay lobby shut down by policy change

Crowd-funding campaigns for Christian firms targeted by gay lobby shut down by policy change

More than $210,000 has been raised in support of the Oregon Christian bakers who are being forced by the state to pay $135,000 in “emotional damages” to a lesbian couple for declining to bake them a wedding cake in 2013, an act that would have violated their deeply-held religious convictions. Although an online fundraiser established […]

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Americans’ faith in organized religion falls from No. 1 to below the police

Americans’ faith in organized religion falls from No. 1 to below the police

Americans have less confidence in organized religion today than ever measured before — a sign that the church could be “losing its footing as a pillar of moral leadership in the nation’s culture,” a new Gallup survey finds. “In the ’80s the church and organized religion were the No. 1″ in Gallup’s annual look at […]