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Apr 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: First lady Michelle Obama told “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” co-hosts Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa that Sundays for the first family have become more about napping, downtime and family time than about church or godly worship. She made the comments in response to a question from the co-hosts during the Easter ...

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Apr 21, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SEATTLE -- A Seattle restaurant chain is taking advantage of an odd combination of circumstances by creating a controversial Easter promotion featuring Jesus smoking marijuana. Easter Sunday falls on April 20, or 4/20. The term 420 is also pop cultural term for smoking marijuana. For the last two years, the Lunchbox Laboratory has used ...

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Apr 21, 2014 Comments Off Spit Stixx

John Paul II, John XII Excerpted from The New York Post: Easter services today are expected to kick off a record-breaking week at the Vatican. Two beloved modern popes — John Paul II and John XXIII — are to be canonized at the Vatican next Sunday by Pope Francis. There will be services all week, which could draw ...

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Apr 20, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

MAALOULA, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday visited an ancient Christian town recaptured from rebels last week, state media said, as he seeks to persuade minorities that the government is their best protection against hardline Islamists. Assad's Easter visit to Maaloula - a rare appearance outside central Damascus - also highlighted growing ...

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Apr 20, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hollywood Reporter: The Beverly Hills Hotel is the subject of a boycott by an LGBT advocacy group over an anti-gay policy instituted by the owner of the hotel chain, the Sultan of Brunei. The Gill Action Fund -- a national political organization founded by entrepreneur and activist Tim Gill -- was scheduled ...

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Apr 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

JERUSALEM – The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites. Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected at the site where the Church of the Holy Sepulcher now ...

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Apr 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Good Friday crucifixion display didn't quite go as planned as Lee county sheriff's deputies ordered "Jesus" to come down from the cross and move the show elsewhere. "This gentleman has had a passion on his heart to do a representation public," one of the display organizers said of the man ...

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Apr 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Telegraph: It is said to be China's biggest church and on Easter Sunday thousands of worshippers will flock to this Asian mega-temple to pledge their allegiance – not to the Communist Party, but to the Cross. The 5,000-capacity Liushi church, which boasts more than twice as many seats as Westminster Abbey and a ...

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Apr 18, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Blaze: It’s Good Friday, the day Christians around the globe remember Jesus’ crucifixion. From church services commemorating his death on the cross to reenactments of what was said to unfold in the scriptures, the ways in which Christ’s sacrifice are remembered are truly diverse. Below, see stunning images of Good Friday commemorations from around ...

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Apr 18, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Young Christian women are facing a greater risk of being kidnapped by extremists, tortured, and even forced to convert to Islam since the Arab Spring ended in 2011. This year already has seen a spike in the incidents, according to a report by the non-profit advocacy group International Christian Concern. It has ...

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Apr 17, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 16, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Kansas City Star: The federal government appears to have shielded murder suspect F. Glenn Miller Jr. in the early 1990s as part of its witness protection program, potentially providing money for his family — and causing lingering confusion over his name. Federal authorities on Tuesday would not confirm his participation in the program, ...

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Apr 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Happy Passover. pic.twitter.com/sR73wiN5ZI— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 15, 2014

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Apr 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Left, Frazier Glenn Cross is seen in this April 13, 2014 booking photo; right, Kansas State Troopers stand outside a police line near the location of a shooting at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kan., on April 13, 2014. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white ...

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Apr 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON, (UPI) -- President Obama hosted 150 Christian leaders for the fifth annual Easter Prayer Breakfast Monday. The breakfast marks the beginning of Holy Week at the White House, a tradition started by the Obama Administration in 2010 to celebrate the life and death of Jesus Christ. “I want to thank you for your ministries, for your ...

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Apr 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BBC NEWS: Two officers stopped Cross in a school car park after he had left the retirement home, police said. He was armed but surrendered. In a press conference on Monday, family members of the first two victims remembered a doting grandfather and a young man who loved singing, and had gone to the centre ...

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Apr 13, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Gateway Pundit: There was a shooting today outside the Jewish Community Center in Kansas City and then at the Village Shalom in Leawood. Two of the victims were in a car – one was killed A grandfather and grandson were killed in the shooting. The shooter was in his 70s. Tonight the shooter was identified as Fraizier ...

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Apr 12, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

(CNSNews.com) – Bono, frontman for the Irish band U2, investor, and philanthropist, said he believes Jesus Christ was divine, that he arose from the dead, and that he made promises to the world that will come true. Keep reading

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Apr 11, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FrontPageMag: The left’s rainbow coalition has a problem. But the left deals with it by ignoring it. The same people fuming over Eich, won’t talk about this. "A gay assistant head teacher has been forced to resign after Muslim parents complained that they did not want their children learning that ...

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Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Gatestone Institute: "The songs of praise to God are banned here." — Police officers to Christians, Turkmenistan. "Meanwhile, an increasing number of people are being incarcerated for crimes of opinion and defense of religious freedom." — Asia News As happens at Christmas every year throughout the Muslim world, Christians and ...

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Apr 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday it would prevent schools from offering special lunches to Muslim pupils in the 11 towns it won in local elections, saying such arrangements were contrary to France's secular values. France's republic has a strict secular tradition enforceable by law, but faith-related demands have ...

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Apr 4, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

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Apr 4, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) -- Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is “not permitted to receive Holy Communion” under the law of the Catholic Church, according to Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki, who heads the diocese of Springfield, Ill., which is Durbin’s home city. Bishop Paprocki affirmed this point concerning Durbin, who supports abortion, in a post at the blog Renew ...

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Apr 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON POST:  Mississippi legislators on Tuesday took up and quickly passed a religious freedom bill that could allow state residents to sue over laws they say place a substantial burden on their religious practices. Supporters of the measure [pdf] say it would protect religious freedoms, while opponents say it could be used to discriminate ...

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