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Midday Roundup: Fire engulfs Manhattan church on Orthodox Easter Sunday

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Easter inferno. Fire destroyed a historic cathedral in Manhattan on Sunday evening, just hours after its Orthodox congregation celebrated Easter. The Serbian…

U.S. spotlights human rights in Vietnam ahead of Obama’s visit

By Julia A. Seymour
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Human Rights | The U.S. State Department has urged Vietnam to release all prisoners of conscience ahead of President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit. “The promotion of…

Pro-life, anti-war activist Daniel Berrigan dies

By Feumba Samen
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Obituary | Daniel J. Berrigan, an American Jesuit priest best known for his countercultural peace activism, died over the weekend after suffering from an undisclosed…

Sixteen years of sidewalk surveys

Sixteen years of sidewalk surveys

By Joel Belz
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From Our Archives | When WORLD’s founder wants to know what’s on the mind of regular folks, he heads to the local Walmart

Weekend Reads: Encouraging words for weary and wounded shepherds

Weekend Reads: Encouraging words for weary and wounded shepherds

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Christopher Ash never makes the obvious pun (Ash assails burnout) in  Zeal Without Burnout: Seven Keys to a Lifelong Ministry of Sustainable

Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from mother’s womb

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | A Colorado jury has sentenced the woman who killed a baby by cutting her from her mother’s womb to 100 years in prison. Dynel Lane, 36, received the maximum…

Christian colleges targeted for gender views

By Evan Wilt
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Transgenderism | Department of Education releases list of schools not bending to LGBT agenda

A dangerous demand

By Anthony Bradley
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Race Issues | Students at Clemson University seek to criminalize free speech

Why lawmakers fear standing up for religious liberty

By Nick Eicher
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Religious Liberty | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

South Sudan’s transitional government finally takes office

By Onize Ohikere
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South Sudan | South Sudan installed its long-delayed transitional government on Thursday after rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital, Juba, and resumed his role…

Army reinstates Green Beret who confronted Afghan rapist

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The Army yesterday reversed its decision to dismiss a decorated Green Beret soldier who physically confronted an Afghan police commander for raping a young…

Globe Trot: Rome honors Christian martyrs with blood-red fountain

By Mindy Belz
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International | ITALY: Tonight in Rome the waters of the Trevi Fountain, the city’s largest, will turn red to honor Christian martyrs. Organized by Aid to the Church in…

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