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Biblical wax museum turns 25 - Columbus Dispatch

Biblical wax museum turns 25 - Columbus Dispatch | Christian News | Scoop.it
Columbus DispatchBiblical wax museum turns 25Columbus DispatchThe BibleWalk museum in Mansfield, Ohio, displays life-size scenes from Scripture. The museum is offering 25-cent tours next week. By JoAnne Viviano.
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Ruins serve as a memento of Iraqi Christians' glorious past - Bend Bulletin

Ruins serve as a memento of Iraqi Christians' glorious past - Bend Bulletin | Christian News | Scoop.it
Ruins serve as a memento of Iraqi Christians' glorious pastBend BulletinArchaeologists look at ruins that scholars think may be from the legendary Arab Christian city of Hira.
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Baptists' top ethics official announces retirement - Fox News

Fort Worth Star TelegramBaptists' top ethics official announces retirementFox NewsRichard Land, the highly visible top ethics official for the Southern Baptist Convention, announced Tuesday that he would retire next year.
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Luce Foundation Grant Will Help Nuns in Asia Attend the Jesuit School of Theology | Business Wire

Luce Foundation Grant Will Help Nuns in Asia Attend the Jesuit School of Theology | Business Wire | Christian News | Scoop.it
To support the role of Catholic women religious in Asia as agents of social change, the Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a four-year grant to the Jes (Luce Foundation Grant Will Help Nuns in Asia Attend the Jesuit School of Theology: BERKELEY…...
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Audio Scripture players finally released in Mozambique - OneNewsNow

Audio Scripture players finally released in Mozambique - OneNewsNow | Christian News | Scoop.it
Audio Scripture players finally released in MozambiqueOneNewsNowMozambique (MNN) ― After a dramatic and time-consuming process, Audio Scripture Ministries is finally embarking on its largest distribution of audio Scripture players in Mozambique in...
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Hotel replaces printed Bibles with Kindles - CNN.com

Hotel replaces printed Bibles with Kindles - CNN.com | Christian News | Scoop.it
The InterContinental Hotels Group is replacing paper Bibles with electronic versions loaded on Kindle e-readers.

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Cleveland Catholic bishop names new pastor for soon-to-be-reopened St. Peter parish

Cleveland Catholic bishop names new pastor for soon-to-be-reopened St. Peter parish | Christian News | Scoop.it
Rev. Robert J. Kropac, an assistant pastor at St. Gabriel in Concord Township, was also appointed last week to St. Wendelin in Cleveland's Ohio City...making him the lone area priest appointed to two reopened parishes.
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Spanish police recover priceless religious manuscript - Toledo Blade

The GuardianSpanish police recover priceless religious manuscriptToledo BladeMADRID— Spanish police recovered on Wednesday a priceless 12th-century religious manuscript known as the Codex Calixtinus, which was stolen from a cathedral last year.
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Unesco Adds Nativity Church to World Heritage List

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The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem was added to the World Heritage List, a move celebrated by Palestinians as a significant political and diplomatic achievement as much as a cultural one.
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Pope sets stage for historic blending of choirs - The Associated Press

Pope sets stage for historic blending of choirs - The Associated Press | Christian News | Scoop.it
Pope sets stage for historic blending of choirsThe Associated PressAnglicans split from Rome in 1534 after English King Henry VIII was refused a ...
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Bringing the community to Bible School - WALB-TV

Bringing the community to Bible School - WALB-TV | Christian News | Scoop.it
Bringing the community to Bible SchoolWALB-TVAn Albany church is bringing something new to the old idea of Vacation Bible School.and more »...
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Northwoods churches celebrate milestone anniversaries - Wausau Daily Herald

Northwoods churches celebrate milestone anniversaries - Wausau Daily Herald | Christian News | Scoop.it
Northwoods churches celebrate milestone anniversariesWausau Daily HeraldPastors from other congregations led worship in the years that followed. ...
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US Southern Baptists elect first black president - Chicago Tribune

US Southern Baptists elect first black president - Chicago Tribune | Christian News | Scoop.it
Bradenton HeraldUS Southern Baptists elect first black presidentChicago TribuneNEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The largest U.S.
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Child care center collaborates with Heritage Christian Services

Child care center collaborates with Heritage Christian Services | Christian News | Scoop.it
Special guests come once a month to speak, sign, and read stories to the children, and break down barriers in the process.
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Indonesian Tribe Celebrates 50 Years of Christianity

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It's almost hard to believe that 50 years ago, the Sawi people of Papua, Indonesia, were violent headhunters and cannibals, hostile to neighboring tribes and isolated from the outside world. Find out how the gospel has impacted this people group.
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Catholic schools see marketing aid enrollment - USA TODAY

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USA TODAYCatholic schools see marketing aid enrollmentUSA TODAYBut with a new principal who knocked on doors, offered X Box video game consoles to kids who brought in a friend, and recruited families who lost their bid in a charter school lottery,...
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First female Anglican bishop for Africa elected in a 'spirit-filled' atmosphere - Anglican Communion News Service

First female Anglican bishop for Africa elected in a 'spirit-filled' atmosphereAnglican Communion News ServiceHer election comes as The Anglican Church of Southern Africa -- which also includes Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Lesotho...
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First mass Sunday inside re-opened parishes after being closed for two years - NewsNet5.com

First mass Sunday inside re-opened parishes after being closed for two years - NewsNet5.com | Christian News | Scoop.it
NewsNet5.comFirst mass Sunday inside re-opened parishes after being closed for two yearsNewsNet5.comParishioners gather inside Cleveland's St. Casimir and Akron's St. John The Baptist for the first time in two years.St.
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Cleveland's Calvary Baptist on mission possible - Your Houston News

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Cleveland's Calvary Baptist on mission possibleYour Houston NewsIn the epistle believed by many theologians to be the first New Testament book ever written, James writes, “I will show you my faith by my works.”and more »...
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Bishops express support for continuing dioceses - Episcopal Digital ...

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops went on record July 8 supporting the “unflagging efforts” of the four continuing dioceses which are rebuilding after a majority of their laity and ...
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Bethel College Mourns Loss of Biblical Scholar - Fox 28

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Bethel College Mourns Loss of Biblical ScholarFox 28Professor of Old Testament and Scholar-in-Residence Eugene Carpenter, Ph.D., passed away July 2, 2012, while fishing by himself in Michigan. He was 69 years old.
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Century Farm trail offers natural illustrations for Bible stories - State Gazette

Century Farm trail offers natural illustrations for Bible stories - State Gazette | Christian News | Scoop.it
Century Farm trail offers natural illustrations for Bible storiesState GazetteCentury Farm owner Kenny Webster stands before the once-towering Goliath, a mighty tree that fell during windy weather in March of this year.
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Nine New Churches in Fellowship with the GARBC – Baptist Bulletin

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CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Nine Baptist churches are now in fellowship with the GARBC, approved by vote of messengers of the 2012 GARBC Conference in the business session held on Tuesday, June 26.
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Adult vacation Bible school at Anderson church focuses on 'praying ... - Anderson Independent Mail

Adult vacation Bible school at Anderson church focuses on 'praying ... - Anderson Independent Mail | Christian News | Scoop.it
Adult vacation Bible school at Anderson church focuses on 'praying ...Anderson Independent MailWith blank pages before them, a group of students at St. John's United Methodist Church prepared to learn a new way to use their hands to pray.
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Catholic business schools urged to help students develop moral ... - National Catholic Reporter

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Catholic business schools urged to help students develop moral ...National Catholic ReporterDAYTON, Ohio -- Business is a vocation from God, Cardinal Peter Turkson said Monday at the University of Dayton, calling on Catholic business schools to help...
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