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Wife of slain Nigerian senator prays his sacrifice can bring peace

Wife of slain Nigerian senator prays his sacrifice can bring peace

WIFE of the late Senator Gyang Dantong who died along with others in an attack by a terrorist group during a burial procession in Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State on Sunday, Mrs Hannatu Dantong, has stated that if the death of her husband was the sacrifice that would bring peace to Beromland, Plateau […]

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Poll finds more black women call religion important in life

Poll finds more black women call religion important in life

A new poll by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation found that black women are among the most religious groups in the U.S., and rely on God the most in times of trouble. The poll asked four different groups – black men, black women, white men and white women – to respond to […]

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Quiet apocalypses, up close and personal

Quiet apocalypses, up close and personal

You wake up one morning and discover that the only safeguard standing between you and impending death has been obliterated. Death is coming. It is relentless and swift. You have three weeks remaining. Suddenly, years lose their meaning. Every second counts. How will you spend them? This is the scenario constructed in Seeking a Friend […]

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Rubio felt ‘called’ to leave Mormons for Catholic Church

Rubio felt ‘called’ to leave Mormons for Catholic Church

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said he felt “called” to leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), or Mormon Church, to join the Catholic Church in a Sunday interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Rubio – who is currently being considered as a vice presidential nominee by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who […]

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Purity vow ‘to meet God’s expectations’ unites daughters, fathers and future mates

Purity vow ‘to meet God’s expectations’ unites daughters, fathers and future mates

Dressed in pure white from head to toe and escorted by their fathers, the eight girls in the God’s Girls Ministry who participated in a Purity Ring Ceremony vowed to lead a life of purity and to abstain from sexual relations until marriage. … During the ceremony held last Sunday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, […]

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Iran trusts ‘gospel’ of Barnabas find will bring down Christianity

Iran trusts ‘gospel’ of Barnabas find will bring down Christianity

A leather-bound religious text, thought to date from the fifth century but discovered only 12 years ago, will cause the collapse of Christianity worldwide, Iran has claimed. The book, written on animal hide, was confiscated during an anti-smuggling operation in Turkey’s Mediterranean region in 2000. Turkish authorities believe it could be an authentic version of […]

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Rep. Forbes resolution seeks to buttress ‘In God We Trust’ motto

Rep. Forbes resolution seeks to buttress ‘In God We Trust’ motto

Rep Randy Forbes (R.-Va.) has spent four years fighting to have Congress officially support the right to have the national motto “In God We Trust” in government buildings and public schools. Forbes won a big victory [on March 17] when the House Judiciary Committee passed his In God We Trust Resolution, which reaffirms the national […]

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Graham: Today’s secularism ‘is . . . anti-Christ’

Graham: Today’s secularism ‘is . . . anti-Christ’

WASHINGTON — Franklin Graham, son of American evangelist Billy Graham, said Sunday the state of world affairs could be construed as the end of days. Graham made his comments on ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour.” Asked if Easter is about sacrifice or love, Graham said it’s about both. “It’s all of that,” Graham said. […]

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Goodness theory

By Hal McKenzie   Jan. 28, 2003 Several science articles that have appeared on the Web lately suggest that an air of almost religious fervor is sweeping the scientific world. With the application of computer science, also known as cybernetics, to biology, physics, and social science, scientists are in effect coming to grasp the reality of […]

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Despite massacres, Christianity is on a roll worldwide

Despite massacres, Christianity is on a roll worldwide

In the past 10 days, Christian churches have been attacked in Egypt and Nigeria and improvised explosive devices have been placed on the doorsteps of Christian families in Iraq – which events, taken together, could mean a co-ordinated assault on Christians by Muslim holy warriors. …. [However]  As U.S. political scientist Walter Russell Mead observed in […]