A Putin craze takes hold in Middle East

BEIRUT - Amid the ornate walls of Damascus' famed Omayyad Mosque, preacher Maamoun Rahmeh stood before worshippers last week, declaring Russian President Vladimir Putin a "giant and beloved leader" who...
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Outside editorial: Amid anger, comfort the grieving about 45 miles west of Charleston, you always heard about some important conference or gathering at Emanuel. Its preachers sounded like royalty to us. Later, as a student at the College of Charleston and then as a reporter for the Charleston Post...
Street preacher arrested in Haines

An Oregon street preacher who is accused of posting threatening online messages regarding his local county officials and his ex-wife and her family was...
Kentucky clerks to license marriages as boss is jailed

...the others complied."I don't really want to, but I will comply with the law," said one, Melissa Thompson. "I'm a preacher's daughter and this is the hardest thing I've ever had to do in my life," she added. "I don't hate anybody...
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Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage licenses

...she had been a sinner until she went to church four years ago when her mother-in-law died. She was born again after the preacher read a Bible passage about how forgiveness grows from the grace of God, he said."She's made some mistakes," he said...
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BRAZIL BEAT: England goalie Hart OK with new ball

...arm around Gonzalez in front of a small crowd that included Mexican soccer fans in tall sombreros, well-dressed street preachers and a sunburnt cyclist who pedaled 3,500 kilometers from Argentina. "The fight is over. Now it's time to party...
Biologist encourages evangelical Christians picture, if you know him only by his scientific reputation, but E.O. Wilson confesses it freely: He loves watching preachers on television. Sound off on the important issues at Wilson is an internationally renowned biologist who has based his extraordinarily...
A man in search of miracles

...revival in Centennial Hall to be healed of her cerebral palsy. The 13-year-old came to pray for another family member. But preachers David Hogan and Bill Norton seemed drawn to the blond girl holding herself in a walker. Hogan stood near her, holding a...
Church is something like a cake

...the church, it helps to have enough know-how and ingenuity to make suitable substitutions. (Like choir directors and preachers, perhaps?) One thing I'd like to make immediately clear. The minister is not the cake. The cake is not made of only...
Explore alternatives or lose" reality of the right. It is the kind of impulsive and emotional decision-making dreamed of by soap box preachers of self-serving self-interest and fear-based politics. Between perverting the environment via drilling and the certain...


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