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Westport church looks to future - KSHB-TV

Westport church looks to future - KSHB-TV | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
Members of the Westport Presbyterian Church look forward to plans for a new building, one year after a fire burned their church. ... Westport Presbyterian Church members see bright future one year after fire.
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Atheist Activists Sue IRS to Strike Down 'Preferential Treatment of ...

Atheist Activists Sue IRS to Strike Down 'Preferential Treatment of ... | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
Most recently, in November, the group sued the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an effort to force the government to crack down on the political activities being undertaken by churches. The group followed up this legal ...
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Sounds very interesting.  When some churches sponsor candidates, it makes me want to scream!

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Cardinal Francis George Launches Effort Against Illinois Same Sex ...

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In addition to posting comments here please take the time to contact your government representatives and make your feelings known about the Church involving themselves in political matters.
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I am in favor of same-sex marriage.

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Churches burn away baggage and pray for the new year - Gainesville Times

Churches burn away baggage and pray for the new year - Gainesville Times | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
Churches burn away baggage and pray for the new year
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... health, safety and for the issues that impact the entire nation— including the economy and politics.
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Poll: Bush Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Should End - Huffington Post

Poll: Bush Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Should End - Huffington Post | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
Poll: Bush Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Should End Huffington Post Factors considered include age, race, gender, education, employment, income, marital status, number of children, voter registration, time and location of Internet access, interest in...
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We must limit the oligarchy.  Justice for those making less than $50,000 demands changes along the President's thinking.

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Liberalism Favors Rights of Individuals Over Churches | Crisis ...

Liberalism Favors Rights of Individuals Over Churches | Crisis ... | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
Since “gay rights” are defined as a civil-liberties issue, the rationale for the media's interest in two of those cases was clear, although it is hardly news that the Catholic Church does not countenance homosexuality.
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David Cameron, gay marriage and the betrayal of democracy | God ...

David Cameron, gay marriage and the betrayal of democracy | God ... | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
That's the sense of feeling I've been getting today as I've seen the huge response to the news that the Government is to allow churches and other religious organisations to host same-sex weddings. Given that during the ...
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Herod in pursuit of Christ: The first Showdown between Church & State

Herod in pursuit of Christ: The first Showdown between Church & State | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
Israel knew firsthand that slavery to sin translated into political slavery. Catholics too would have to learn this painful lesson from time to time throughout Church history. Indeed, the Church is the hope and despair of mankind.
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New Book on Martin Luther's Political Writings – WARNING ...

New Book on Martin Luther's Political Writings – WARNING ... | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
The canon of western political theory has long misrepresented Luther's political thought, mistaking it as a forerunner of the 'freedom of conscience' or the 'separation of church and state,' or an ancestor of modern absolutism ...
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The Emancipation Proclamation and the politics of self-liberation - The Guardian

The Emancipation Proclamation and the politics of self-liberation - The Guardian | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
The Guardian The Emancipation Proclamation and the politics of self-liberation The Guardian On New Year's Eve, many African-American congregations will have commemorated the "Watch Night" services of the last night of 1862 when many gathered in...
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Church has obligation to speak on moral issues - Archbishop - Times of Malta

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Church has obligation to speak on moral issues - Archbishop Times of Malta The Church had an obligation to speak about moral issues within the political sphere and its words should not be misconstrued as interference, Archbishop Cremona said this...
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How The New Tax Code Hurts the Church, America, and the World ...

How The New Tax Code Hurts the Church, America, and the World ... | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
KevinWebb22 • Military, Political & Entertainment Commentary ... In 2011 alone, Americans gave nearly 347 billion dollars to charity, with the majority of it going to non-profit organizations like churches and shelters.
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R.I. Interfaith Coalition plans State House vigil to fight poverty - The Providence Journal

R.I. Interfaith Coalition plans State House vigil to fight poverty - The Providence Journal | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
R.I. Interfaith Coalition plans State House vigil to fight poverty
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Participants will gather at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church on Hayes Street at 2 p.m.
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What does the 2011 Census tell us about faith, society, and politics ...

What does the 2011 Census tell us about faith, society, and politics ... | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
It seems somewhat careless for the Church to lose so many believers and rather a setback – and does it mean that in politics we need pay less attention to faith? The census asked the voluntary question, “What is your religion ...
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Cranmer: Roman Catholic Church to Cameron: "You are out of your ...

Cranmer: Roman Catholic Church to Cameron: "You are out of your ... | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
... promised a comprehensive response. Some will think the Bishop a doddery old fool who speaks on behalf of the medievally-minded and bigoted; others will recognise his apostolic authority to speak truth to power.
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11 die as suicide bombers hit church in military base – The Nation

11 die as suicide bombers hit church in military base – The Nation | Separate - Church and State | Scoop.it
TWO days after the military placed a ransom on the leader of the Boko Haram sect, suicide bombers struck yesterday at a church located inside an Armed Forces facility in Kaduna State. .... He speaks for political reasons.
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