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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]

Latest News | Dec. 6 2017

Judges differ on buffer zones at abortion clinics

Two district court judges have taken different stances on whether or not abortion clinics should have a buffer zone keeping pro-life activists... [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]

Latest News | Dec. 1 2017

Sexual harassment in workplace concerns rising

WASHINGTON — Attitudes about sexual harassment in the workplace have dramatically changed during the past 20 years, according to a report by... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 30 2017

Muslim teacher attacks school head in Uganda

KABUNA, Uganda — A Muslim posing as a Christian teacher at a Christian elementary school with 162 children in eastern Uganda recently attacked... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Nov. 29 2017

Statement against sexual assault gaining support

A statement denouncing the sexual abuse, assault, harrassment and exploitation of women had been signed by more than 100 Alabama Baptist leaders... [READ MORE]

Europe | Nov. 28 2017

Pope open to discussion of married priests

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is open to discussion on the topic of married priests, according to published reports in several European media... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Nov. 27 2017

Houses of worship targeted in Egypt

Tensions surrounding houses of worship in Egypt have escalated to mass bloodshed in recent days. On Nov. 25, militants waving the flag of the... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Nov. 21 2017

Convention messengers hear details of ‘new relationship’ with Samford

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Messengers to the Alabama Baptist State Convention (ABSC) annual meeting, held Nov. 14–15 in Huntsville,... [READ MORE]