Archives for: March 2013

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Syrian suicide bombing in mosque kills top pro-Assad Sunni preacher and 41 other people

Associated Press BEIRUT –  A suicide bomb ripped through a  mosque in the heart of the Syrian capital Thursday, killing a top Sunni Muslim  preacher and outspoken supporter of President Bashar Assad in one of the most  stunning assassinations of… more »

Colorado governor signs civil unions into law

Associated Press DENVER –  Civil unions for gay couples  were signed into law in Colorado, ending a dramatic turnaround in a state where  voters banned same-sex marriage in 2006. Colorado will join eight U.S. states that have civil unions or similar… more »

Texas shootout may be tied to Colorado correction chief's murder, authorities say

Associated Press DECATUR, Texas –  A man who may be linked  to the slaying of Colorado's state prison chief led authorities in Texas on a  harrowing, 100 mph car chase Thursday that ended after he crashed into a semi  and then opened fire before being… more »

Christians, churches dwindling in Iraq since start of war 10 years ago

Fox News The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq says that the number of  Christian houses of worship there has dwindled alarmingly in the decade since  the U.S. invaded and ousted Saddam Hussein from power. There are just 57 Christian… more »

Manhunt after head of Colorado Department of Corrections killed answering doorbell

Fox News Associated Press The head of the Colorado Department of Corrections was fatally shot when he  answered the doorbell at his home Tuesday night, authorities say. Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Kramer says Tom Clements, 58, was shot in the chest around … more »

Andy Griffith widow to raze his home

Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear  down the house where he lived for many years on the North Carolina waterfront,  upsetting friends who had hoped it would be preserved as a museum or … more »

Southern Baptists expand in New England with multi-million dollar church-planting push

Associated Press FALL RIVER, Mass. –  The Southern Baptist  Convention is making a multi-million dollar push to plant more churches in New  England, a region skeptical of the South and increasingly indifferent to  religion. Since 2002, Southern… more »

'Bible' producers dismiss Obama-Satan connection

Associated Press NEW YORK — The producers of the cable TV miniseries on the Bible say Internet  chatter that their Satan character resembles President Barack Obama is "utter  nonsense." Mark Burnett and Roma Downey said Monday the Moroccan actor who… more »

'Bible' producers dismiss Obama-Satan connection

Associated Press NEW YORK — The producers of the cable TV miniseries on the Bible say Internet  chatter that their Satan character resembles President Barack Obama is "utter  nonsense." Mark Burnett and Roma Downey said Monday the Moroccan actor who… more »

On first day, new pope urges courage 'to build the church with the blood of Christ'

Vatican City (CNN) -- Pope Francis on Thursday emphasized church advancement in his first Mass with the cardinals who elected him pontiff a day earlier. With solemnity, he delivered a homily about moving the Catholic Church forward to the cardinal… more »

South Africa cardinal says pedophilia not a crime

JOHANNESBURG | Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:54am EDT JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC pedophilia is an illness and not a crime. Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, the Catholic Archbishop of… more »

New pope must deal with divided church in United States

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Pope Francis will face a divided Church in the United States, with the faithful at odds over issues like contraception, same-sex marriage and married priests. Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was chosen to lead the Roman Catholic… more »

North Carolina church vows to stop marriages until same-sex couples can wed

Fox News A church in North Carolina will stop performing marriages until United  Methodist pastors are allowed to officiate weddings for same-sex couples in the  Tar Heel state. The Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem made the … more »

Good News ( posted 3-11-13 )

Martin Luther said - “ Even if the world ended tomorrow, I still would plant an apple tree.”   I know lots of people who are dying of cancer. Not all of them know Jesus as their Lord and Savior.   The precious Lord God told Solomon after his prayer… more »

Good News

When you are thinking low about yourself, just remember that God did not choose to become one of the fallen angels in order to redeem them back to Himself but rather bypassed them and chose to become one of us human beings in order to redeem us back to… more »

Fox News poll: Americans deeply divided over approval of same-sex marriage

Fox News American voters are split down the middle over whether same-sex marriage should be legalized, with the exact same percentage -- 46 percent -- in favor as opposed to it, according to the latest Fox News poll. There are major differences based… more »

150 years later, Union sailors from USS Monitor to be buried at Arlington

Fox News The bodies were found when the USS Monitor's rusty gun turret was raised from the ocean floor. ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Two Navy sailors slated for heroes’ burials at Arlington National Cemetery have waited a… more »

Casey Anthony meets with creditors in Tampa to discuss her bankruptcy case

Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. – After 19 months of seclusion, Casey Anthony emerged into the public spotlight once again on Monday for a meeting with creditors in her bankruptcy case. Dressed all in black, Anthony arrived at the federal courthouse in… more »

Bible quotes on Finnish toilet paper draw church protests

(Reuters) - A Finnish toilet paper maker has removed quotes from the Bible, including the words of Jesus, that it inadvertently placed on its rolls after protests from some Norwegian church leaders. Metsa Tissue was trying to convey messages about love… more »

Cardinals could set date to elect new pope at first round of meetings

Associated Press VATICAN CITY – Cardinals from around the world gathered Monday inside the Vatican for their first round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope, amid scandals inside and out of the Vatican and the continued reverberation… more »

Does God control everything? ( posted 3-3-13 )

" But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass… more »