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Pope's top aide is accused in Australian sex abuse case
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis suffered a major blow Thursday when his top financial adviser, Cardinal George Pell, was charged in his native Australia with multiple counts of sexual assault from years ago, bringing a criminal case in the long-running abuse scandal inside the frescoed walls of the Vatican for the first time.
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Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right
Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs.
Concert pianist to perform at church's vesper concert
Concert pianist to perform in local church series.
Evangelicals wrestle with Trump election
The Southern Baptist Convention, home to prominent evangelical supporters of President Donald Trump, adopted a statement on moral leadership at the group's annual meeting Tuesday that avoided pointed criticism of current political officeholders.
The Thoughtful Pastor: Solution to bathroom bills is mind-bendingly simple
Many parts of the world have long since figured this out. Provide ample private stalls which anyone may use. Build enough adequately spacious ones that more than one person can comfortably fit when necessary.
The Thoughtful Pastor: When being truthful with kids about the Bible, we need honesty, not whitewashed cutesy stories
We take many of the horrifying stories in the Bible, water them down to make them palatable to children, and then explain them as "The Bible tells me so" truths. Take the story of Noah.
James A. Mann: Biblically speaking, honor and shame are determined by standards
Biblically speaking, honor and shame are determined by standards.