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Few happy with decision to allow mixed-gender prayer at Western Wall

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Israel | Much to the consternation of ultra-Orthodox Jews and the Palestinian Authority, the Israeli Cabinet on Jan. 31 approved the creation of a mixed-gender prayer…

Franklin Graham joins effort to end Oregon standoff

By Melinda Taylor
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Religion | Evangelist Franklin Graham this week telephoned four protesters occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge in an effort to help end the month-long standoff. The

Midday Roundup: Pastor heads to prison for helping single mother flee country

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sent to prison. The Virginia pastor convicted of helping a woman flee the country with her daughter to keep her away from her former lesbian partner will…

China detains pastor of largest state-sanctioned church

By June Cheng
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Persecution | Chinese officials detained the pastor of the country’s largest state-sanctioned church last week, likely as a punishment for speaking out against the…

Pro-life pagans join Christians to defend babies

Pro-life pagans join Christians to defend babies

By Michael T. Hamilton
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Abortion | Last summer’s videos about Planned Parenthood’s use of baby body parts stirred the pot of America’s abortion debate and maybe a cauldron or two. I…

Ballot Boxing: Slam Bill Clinton, but praise Donald Trump?

By Jamie Dean
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Campaign 2016 | Conservative endorsements of the GOP front-runner raise head-scratching questions about character, while Marco Rubio talks faith

Falwell defends Trump endorsement

By Mickey McLean
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Campaign 2016 | Jerry Falwell Jr. defended his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Wednesday afternoon in an opinion column posted by  The

Judge rules in Christian theme park’s favor

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | In light of the unfortunate news that a Texas grand jury indicted the Center for Medical Progress’ David Daleiden and his colleague Sandra Merritt on…

Liberty alumni trash Trump endorsement

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2016 | College president Jerry Falwell Jr. went too far in backing the incendiary candidate, alumni say

A hit list of Christian colleges?

By J.C. Derrick
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Higher Education | Department of Education grants LGBT lobby’s request to publish Title IX waiver recipients

What evangelicals get out of Donald Trump

By D.C. Innes
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Campaign 2016 | The arena at Liberty University was packed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a large crowd. Attendance at convocation is required for students, but the…

Former Soviet republics are Central Asia’s persecution hotspot

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Worsening persecution in the Middle East and Africa commanded headlines in 2015, but Christians in many other countries also saw a deterioration of religious…

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