Churches

Suburban pastor's selfless gift helps save life of mother of three

11 hours ago   |   WGN TV

PARK RIDGE, Ill. - A suburban pastor was honored Monday at a city council meeting for his selfless and heroic actions that saved a member of the community. Matt Hoffman serves...
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Jessica Heslam: A year later, Weymouth officer's killing reverberates

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

On that tragic Sunday morning last summer, the Rev. Gretchen Elmendorf was shaking hands with a parishioner and offering peace when she received the grim news that would only...
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Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

Two catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the Archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior...
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Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

CHICAGO - As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring...
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Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest' data

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest' data

20 hours ago   |   New York Post

A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” - before a one-year...
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L.A. churches declaring themselves sanctuaries for migrant families amid expected ICE raids

1 day ago   |   ABC

Several churches in the Los Angeles area have declared themselves sanctuaries for migrant families.
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Vitriol surrounding immigration ignores rule of law

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Childhood memories often dull with age, but a lasting memory here of Gus - wearing his baker whites and a crumpled Stetson - hosing down the sidewalk in front of his home is...
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Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By SOPHIA TAREEN CHICAGO - As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant...
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Immigrant communities a "ghost-town" during threat of ICE raids in Houston

1 day ago   |   ABC

The area is heavily populated with immigrants, who say they are scared to be outside knowing ICE -targeted enforcement operations set to ramp up.
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'The space is gorgeous': Revisiting silent sanctuaries

'The space is gorgeous': Revisiting silent sanctuaries

2 days ago   |   Post Gazette

As a former church-turned-bar reopens as a church, community leaders ponder solutions for other closed or closing sanctuaries 
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Netflix has cut graphic suicide scene from first season of '13 Reasons Why'

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Explosion destroys home in Southern California, kills worker

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By repeating that these immigrants are "not you" the president defined them as "the other" in stark terms. The battle lines could not be clearer, and the battle is nearly as... Read more ...

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