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Brazil’s police take Bible classes to reduce stress

RIO DE JANEIRO — Amid concerns about police brutality, Brazilian military police officers are taking Bible study classes during their … Continued

From burlap sack to digital file, church records get makeover

BOSTON — Six years ago, the people of First Congregational Church of Rowley in Massachusetts were convinced they’d lost their … Continued

New book recounts church gardening as peacemaking ministry

BREVARD, N.C. — Fred Bahnson’s first bit of advice when he started planning a church garden eight years ago came … Continued

Catholic rocker Matt Maher finds cross-over appeal among evangelicals

Growing up Roman Catholic in Newfoundland, Matt Maher never imagined that his childhood interest in music would lead to a … Continued

Church-based scouting alternatives attract interest

They have pledges. They have merit badges. And they may go camping. But they’re not the Boy Scouts. Across the … Continued

Obama awards Catholic army chaplain Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON — A candidate for sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President … Continued

Sen. Portman and the ‘friends and family effect’ on same-sex marriage

As the U.S. Supreme Court is gearing up to hear oral arguments on two prominent cases related to same-sex marriage, … Continued

Is God the missing character in’Downton Abbey’?

The third season of the megahit PBS series “Downton Abbey” wraps up on Sunday (Feb. 17), capping another must-see run … Continued

A Mormon guide to love

Twilight author, Stephanie Meyer, captivates her audience by weaving one single concept throughout her entire series — the quest for … Continued

What gay activists can learn from Shane Windmeyer

FREDERIC J. BROWN Eduardo Cisneros (L) and Luke Montgomery (R) kiss amid support in front of a Chick-fil-A fast food … Continued