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Church Steeple And Cross Set Against A Blue Sky
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Jeff Katz
February 14, 2020 - 11:57 am
An illegal alien has been living in a "sanctuary" church in Denver to avoid immigration officials. Read more below!
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, right, puts his hand on West Freeway Church of Christ senior preaching minister Britt Farmer after speaking at a news conference following a fatal shooting at his church. (Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
(Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
AP News
December 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A man who trained others in his Texas church to use guns to protect the congregation fatally shot a gunman seconds after he opened fire during a service, the Texas attorney general said Monday. Jack Wilson fired a single shot, quickly...
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An elderly couple walks from West Freeway Church of Christ hours after a fatal shooting at the church, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas. The couple declined to comment to reporters. (AP Photo/David Kent)
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AP News
December 30, 2019 - 10:11 am
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said Texas officials, who hailed the state's gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship. More than 240 parishioners were in the West Freeway Church...
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Pope Francis is greeted by a flight attendant as he boards his flight to Maputo, Mozambique, in Rome's Fiumicino International airport, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
WRVA News
September 04, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged his growing opposition within the conservative right-wing of the U.S. Catholic Church and said in off-hand remarks aboard the papal plane Wednesday it is "an honor if the Americans attack me." Francis...
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Jeff Katz
August 28, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Supporters of Robert Francis O'Rourke booed a man at a town hall event after he challenged the 2020 presidential hopeful to guide America back to more Christian principles to help reduce violence. According to Breitbart News, the man urged O'Rourke at Seminar Brewing Company in Florence, South...
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August 24, 2019 - 11:30 am
By RYAN J. FOLEY and JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became...
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Jeff Katz
June 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm
A mob of Muslim activists ransacked and set fire to a Christian church in Niger this weekend to protest the arrest of an influential imam. On Saturday night, a large group of protesters in Maradi, Niger torched the Assembly of God church along with the pastor's car. Witnesses said that groups of...
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(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
December 01, 2018 - 10:48 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has been quoted in a soon-to-be published book as saying that having gays in the clergy "is something that worries me" and remarking that some societies are considering homosexuality a "fashionable" lifestyle. Italian daily Corriere della Sera's website Saturday ran...
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November 12, 2018 - 4:51 pm
By DAVID McFADDEN and DAVID CRARY , Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — At the Vatican's insistence, U.S. Catholic bishops abruptly postponed plans Monday to vote on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis roiling the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, the...
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October 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean prelates accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he's responding to the church's global sex abuse crisis, the pontiff publicly explained why they were removed. The Vatican's unusually...
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