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Apocalypses through history: The world was supposed to end … often

Apocalypses through history: The world was supposed to end … often

Crazies may be on the street shouting about this or that, but it’s nothing new….Here is a selection of some of history’s greatest apocalyptic whiffs. 634 BC – Many Romans believed that Romulus, the city’s founder, had been visited by 12 mystical eagles, and that each one represented 10 years of the lifespan of the […]

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Christian-Muslim marriage? ‘No way’, Pat Robertson advises

Christian-Muslim marriage? ‘No way’, Pat Robertson advises

On a recent episode of “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson told a viewer that he should break off his interfaith relationship. During the Q&A segment of the program, a man named Brad wrote in explaining that he had been in a relationship with a Muslim woman for three years and that they were planning to […]

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Legacy of Rabbi Schneerson wins high profile recognition

Legacy of Rabbi Schneerson wins high profile recognition

Hundreds of Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis and supporters from nearly 40 states and more than 40 countries, including Israel, Uruguay, Cambodia, Canada, India and Australia, convened in Washington, D.C., for the international Living Legacy Conference to honor the legacy of the Lubavitcher rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson of blessed memory. The conference comprised a congressional leadership breakfast […]

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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 […]