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Top Stories | Jan. 20 2018

Largest group of Mennonite churches leaves

LANCASTER, Penn. — The Lancaster Mennonite Conference (LMC), the largest group of Mennonite congregations in the U.S., has officially separated... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 18 2018

Mississippi ‘religious liberty’ bill allowed to stand

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Jan. 8 to hear a challenge to a Mississippi law that would allow government workers and businesses... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 10 2018

Ohio passes Down syndrome abortion ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Pro-life advocates are celebrating Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s enacting into law a ban on the abortion of fetuses diagnosed... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 10 2018

Housing allowance order likely to be appealed

DALLAS — A federal district court judge in Wisconsin, as expected, has entered a final order declaring the minister’s housing allowance unconstitutional.... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 10 2018

LGBT people may be denied Catholic funerals

MADISON, Wis. — Priests in Madison, Wisconsin, are permitted to deny LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people Catholic funerals,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 8 2017

US abortion rates at historic low, according to CDC

ATLANTA — The CDC reports that the number of abortions performed in the U.S. remains at historic lows. An analysis of data reported by 49 reporting... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 7 2017

UMC brings ‘True Meaning of Christmas Tour’ to 21 cities

HUNTSVILLE — The United Methodist Church (UMC) hopes to promote the spiritual side of Christmas with “The True Meaning of Christmas Tour,”... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Dec. 3 2017

Museum offers 3-D tour of ‘tomb of Christ’

WASHINGTON — You can now tour the “tomb of Christ” located at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem without ever leaving the U.S.,... [READ MORE]

Europe | Dec. 3 2017

Relations with US not priority for Russians

WASHINGTON — Only 29 percent of Russians say it is important for Russia and the U.S. to have good relations, according to a Nov. 10 Gallup... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Dec. 2 2017

Gallup finds slim majority want new gun laws

WASHINGTON — Results from Gallup’s annual “Crime” poll show that 51 percent of Americans want the government to pass new gun laws rather... [READ MORE]

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