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  • Does disunity in America matter? Fewer people say bridging political divides is vital December 6, 2022 8:38 pm WFMY A declining share of Americans believe it is “very important” to reduce divisiveness or to find better ways to understand people whose political affiliations are different from their own, a new poll from Public Agenda/USA TODAY has found. It's a …
  • Spiritual Side: Annual Holiday Candlelight Service Friday, Dec. 16 December 6, 2022 6:38 pm The West Volusia Beacon - Florida Southern Cassadaga Holiday Candlelight Service The Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp presents its annual Holiday Candlelight Service starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in Colby Memorial Temple, 1250 Marion St. The service includes holiday hymns, solos, …
  • Roman Papacy and Theories of ‘Just Wars’ December 6, 2022 5:03 pm Wondrium Daily St. Augustine was an advocate of the ‘just war’ theory. (Image: Anirut Thailand/Shutterstock)Conditions for a Just War In the City of God, which compared the fallen secular world with the perfected world of God’s own kingdom, Augustine wanted to find a …
  • 'Not left or right, but deep': How people of faith can help to heal America's divisions December 6, 2022 4:30 pm WLTX 19 - South Carolina Do spirituality and religion pull us together or apart? A new public opinion survey by the nonprofit research organization Public Agenda provides intriguing data points that seem to pull in opposing directions. Americans who are both religious and …
  • Pagan nurse files religious discrimination lawsuit against UMC December 6, 2022 3:32 pm Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada A Las Vegas nurse and self-described pagan has sued the hospital that fired her after it rejected her request for a religious exemption to its COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Labor and delivery nurse Julia Kidd last week filed a federal lawsuit against …
  • Soul-searching In Senegal After Woman MP Hit In Parliament December 6, 2022 3:11 pm International Business News Tension: A protester in Dakar in June, holding a sign calling for President Macky Sall to quit Senegal is asking some tough questions about the state of its democracy, reputedly one of the strongest in Africa, after opposition lawmakers physically attacked …
  • County Corner: Holiday Celebrations 2022 December 6, 2022 3:03 pm Central Jersey It is that time of the year when we look forward to seeing family and friends. Whether it is in person or via Zoom, being with those we care about during the holidays always brings us peace, joy, and hope. But it is also during the month of December that …
  • Help and Empowerment: The Scientology Volunteer Ministers of South Africa December 6, 2022 12:34 pm Artesia Daily Press - New Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . More than 12,000 South Africans have now trained on the Scientology Tools …
  • Multifaith community mobilizes to preserve creation ahead of COP15 biodiversity summit December 6, 2022 12:16 pm National Catholic Reporter Nations are gathering in Canada this week to complete a global, once-in-a-decade conservation pact to protect ecosystems amid increasing threats to biodiversity and warnings that upwards of 1 million species could face extinction by century's end. …
  • WEEK OF PRAYER: God’s ministry through students December 6, 2022 12:11 pm Baptist Press - Tennessee EDITOR’S NOTE: This year’s Week of Prayer for International Missions in the Southern Baptist Convention is Dec. 4-11. Each year’s Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions supplements Cooperative Program giving to support Southern Baptists …