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Pope focuses on 'warming' as Ireland approves abortion
June 2, 2018 -
While Pope Francis is preparing to hold a climate summit at the Vatican next week, he’s conspicously silent about one of the Roman Catholic Church’s top social issues,...
Ireland’s vote to end its ban on abortion.
A popular vote in 2015 made Ireland the first Catholic-majority nation to legalize same-sex marriage.
- Source: WND
Why was Pope Francis silent on Ireland voting for abortion? - Lifesite
Pope Francis tells gay man: ‘God made you like that and loves you like that’
May 21, 2018 -
Juan Carlos Cruz, survivor of sexual abuse, told CNN that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay.
The Pope’s words amount to a significant departure from the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, which considers homosexuality “objectively disordered” and contrary to God’s law.
- Source: Fox
Bible champion Chuck Missler dies at 83
May 2, 2018 - Chuck Missler, founder of Koinonioa House. has died at the age of 83.
Joseph Farah, founder of World Net Daily, said Missler's friendship and teaching had a positive influence on him for over 40 years.
He was a prolific author and encourager for those who study the Bible.
He started out with an informal affiliation with Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa, California, and worked more than 40 years to
share his teachings on the integration of Scripture with science, history and prophecy.
- Source: WorldNetDaily
Note: Chuck Missler was an inspiration to me. He participated in many of our prophecy conferences. I will miss him greatly. - Ron Graff
Pope creates confusion on existence of hell
April, 2018 -
The Italian newspaper La Repubblica,... reported Pope Francis as saying: "... Those who do not repent, and so cannot be forgiven,
disappear. There is no hell; there is the disappearance of sinful souls."
- Source: OneNewsNow
U.S. Cardinal: Pope's 'No Hell' Comments a 'Profound Scandal' - CNS News
Passover, Good Friday share a day, as religions share a history
Mar. 29, 2018 - This year the Jewish Passover and the Christian observance of Good Friday fall on the same day.
Passover honors the ancient Hebrews’ painting of lamb’s blood above their doors, seeking God’s protection in Egypt and freedom from slavery.
Good Friday recognizes the day Jesus Christ was crucified.
- Source: Tampa Bay Times
See: The Feasts of Israel"
China launches new campaign against Christianity
Mar. 16, 2018 - Although Christians have been repressed in China since the creation of the communistic People’s Republic in 1949,
an underground house-church movement has grown, along with legal, registered churches. At this rate, China will have the largest Christian population
the world’s largest by 2030
China has launched a new crackdown, including rules introduced last month that further restrict the activities of unregistered house churches, according to a new report.
- Source: WND
Report: Christianity Sweeping China as Millions Convert
- Relligions Page
The Rev. Billy Graham, prominent Christian evangelist, dead at 99
Feb. 21, 2018 - Evangelist Billy Graham, known for his worldwide evangelistic crusades, died today at age 99 at his home in Montreat, N.C.
He was one of the best known spiritual figures in the world, an adviser to decades of U.S. presidents, and was regularly listed in polls as one
of the "Ten Most Admired Men in the World." Nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories attended his evangelistic meetings,
and hundreds of millions more viewed him by television and other media methods.
"My one purpose in life," he said, "is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which, I believe, comes through knowing Christ."
- Source: Fox
Billy Graham Evangelistic Crusade
'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99 - NPR
Obituary: Billy Graham - BBC
Billy Graham: A man who preached – and lived – a Christian life - Charlotte Observer
Remembering Billy Graham: A timeline of the evangelist's life and ministry - 10News
Billy Graham 1918-2018 - Christianity Today
From Humble Beginnings to 'Pastor in Chief': How TIME Covered the Evolution of Billy Graham - TIME
Billy Graham, America's pastor, has died - USA Today
Full Coverage - Google
Erdogan and Pope Discuss Jerusalem as Violence Breaks Out Near Vatican
Feb. 7,, 2018 - On Monday, Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan met with Pope Francis in the Vatican to discuss the status of Jerusalem.
It was the first such visit in 59 years.
Both Erdogan and Pope Francis are opposed to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the
capital of Israel, which many U.S. allies say could doom Middle East peace efforts..
- Source: Haaretz
Plenty of the ‘Nones’ Actually Head Back to Church
Feb. 7, 2018 -
Americans who identify as agnostic or “nothing in particular” are four times more likely to change their religious affiliation than Protestants or Catholics.
- Source: Christianity Today
Update Mar. 2, 2018 -
Congrats, Billy: Stats Show Your Evangelical Movement Is Still Going Strong - Christianity Today
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