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House of Lords Approves Proposal Allowing Female Bishops in Church of England

After a long rift disagreeing factions, the House of Lords has approved a proposal that will allow women bishops in the Church of England, according to Christian Today.

Authoritarian Mothers Linked to Increased Teen Alcohol Use

Having an authoritarian mother may increase the likelihood that a teen develops alcohol-related problems.

Atheist Forced to Attend Religious Drug Treatment Program to Receive $2 Million in Court Settlement

An atheist in California has been awarded almost $2 million after authorities forced him to undergo drug treatment in a religious program.

Students across America Toting Bibles for "Bring Your Bible to School Day"

Students across the United States will bring their Bibles to school today (Oct. 16) as part of a national initiative to encourage young people to share their faith with peers.

Tensions Heighten between Subpoenaed Pastors and City of Houston

News broke yesterday (Oct. 15) that five Houston pastors’ sermons have been subpoenaed for review by the city of Houston.

Christian Group to Turn Former Abortion Clinic into Memorial Garden

A Christian ministry plans to turn an abandoned abortion clinic into a memorial garden for the unborn.

ISIS Militants Fear Female Kurdish Fighters, Believe Being Killed by a Woman Sends Them to Hell

According to reports, ISIS militants fear female Kurdish fighters because they believe being killed by a woman sends them to hell.

Megachurch Evangelist Accused of Forcing Abortions, Vasectomies

Megachurch Evangelist Ernest Angley, has been accused of forcing vasectomies and abortions on his congregation; the 93-year-old denied those allegations in a taped message.

More Than 80% of Children Lie About Their Age to Use Social Media Sites

A United Kingdom advertising watchdog has found that more than 80% of children lie about their age when using social media.

Liberian Bishop: We Have Once Again Become the Abandoned and Scum of the Earth

A Liberian Catholic Bishop says people in Liberia are being treated like “scum” during the Ebola crisis.

Deacons File Suit Against Pastor After He Admitted to Having Sex with Church Members

Deacons of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church have filed suit against pastor Juan McFarland after he admitted to having sexual intercourse with several women in the congregation without informing them he had AIDS.

Second Dallas Hospital Worker Tested Positive for Ebola

A second health care worker that treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for the virus.

City of Houston Subpoenas Sermons that Address Homosexuality

Pastors in Houston have been ordered to turn their sermons that address homosexuality over to the city or be held in contempt of the court.

Hillsong Founder Denies Covering Up Father's Sex Abuse

Days ahead of an annual conference in New York’s Madison Square Garden, the founder of the Hillsong music and church empire is facing strict scrutiny for what he knew about sex abuse allegations lodged against his father.

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Chinese Pastor Who Organized Human Wall Against Church Demolition "Grateful" for Prison Sentence

A Chinese pastor maintains that he is grateful for the opportunity to serve a prison sentence.

ISIS Threatens Vatican Church, Group Says It Will Conquer and Kill

ISIS militants have sent the Vatican a public threat, saying that they intend to “conquer” Rome.

Physical Activity Does Not Reduce Depression in Teens

A new study finds that there is no clear-cut association between physical activity and the reduction of depressive symptoms in adolescents.

Indiana College Students Give Pizza Delivery Driver $1,300 in Jesus' Name

College students from Indiana Wesleyan University gave a pizza delivery driver over $1,300 in tip as part of the school’s weekly chapel service.

7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of El Salvador, One Fatality

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador and Nicaragua Monday, resulting in some building damage and one death.

"David's Tent" Offers 24/7 Praise and Worship Outside White House for 50 Days

Christians from all 50 states will gather in Washington D.C. throughout the next month as the third annual “David’s Tent” event stretches for 50 days of music and worship.

Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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