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Moon Alert. After 4 a.m. Chicago time, we have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The Moon is in Capricorn. ... Avoid controversial discussions about politics, religion or race today because they will only get you down. This is not a good day to ask for advice from professors and teachers because they, ...
Some of the sisters also may serve in parishes as teachers and directors of religious education programs and as extraordinary ministers of holy Communion to provide the Eucharist to the homebound. In years past, they taught in Catholic elementary schools. After the order became established in Chicago, ...

James Davis Sr.'s cousin said the two were supposed to attend the funeral of a mutual friend before the shooting, but he missed his flight to Chicago. If he had made it, he said, Davis might ... The somber reflections were broken up by moments of religious exaltation. As Pastor Justin Williams energetically ...
And what BGEA was publishing under Graham's name in 2012 was “religious right language coming out of the mouth of Billy Graham and Billy ... Graham then took over a Youth for Christ radio show in Chicago, preached at the organization's first youth rally in the city and became its first vice president.
Robert Webber, an Evangelical theologian and writer I got to know during my Chicago days, would have his Wheaton College students attend Roman Catholic and Episcopal liturgies during Holy Week. With few exceptions, he said, the experience enriched them spiritually and made Easter in their own ...
Across the country — from California to Chicago to Virginia — members of black churches have bought out theaters for screenings and dressed in their favorite ... professor, are also tapping into the movie's messages they hope will be particularly affirming to young people of a range of races and religions.

I ultimately can to the realization that for these individuals, the use of alternative treatments approached nearly religious convictions. So, my attacking their choice was as productive as attacking one's belief in Jesus or Allah. What does this have to do with guns? Much of the controversy surrounding the gun ...
Some of the Unification Sanctuary church members also wore crowns of bullets. They referred to the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle as a "religious accoutrement." The Chicago Tribune called the church service, which took place in Newfoundland, Pa., about 100 miles north of Philadelphia, "a religious event ...
Two prominent Chicago religious leaders also traveled to Springfield Wednesday to show their support for the legislation. Cardinal Blase Cupich urged lawmakers to adopt restrictions on assault weapons, referencing the teenage Florida school shooting survivors who have since issued a nationwide call ...
Tim Elder, Unification Sanctuary's director of world missions, told worshippers the ceremony was meant to be a blessing of couples, not "inanimate objects," calling the AR-15 a "religious accoutrement." The church has held at least one other ceremony featuring assault-style rifles. But Wednesday's event ...

President Donald Trump has been accused of promoting racial and religious intolerance. But it was the Trump administration that recently pointed out other nations that “infringe” on the rights of people to practice faiths as they like or that have “persecuted” certain religions. Under a 20-year-old law, the ...
At a Monday news conference, dozens of other religious leaders, including members of immigration advocacy groups Priests for Justice for Immigrants and the Sisters and Brothers of Immigrants, spoke out in support of Graf's hunger strike and committed to fasting for one or more days of Lent in solidarity, ...
Graf, formerly pastor at Most Blessed Trinity Parish in Waukegan and North Chicago, has continued to take Communion during the fast and said it's “strange” that he feels so good. “I think the spiritual journey helps, and feeling the support of others. The focus is obviously not on me or us — it's on Dreamers,” ...
Islam is one of the world's largest religions, with more than a billion Muslims across the globe, including hundreds of thousands in the Chicago area, where there ... According to Pew, “Religious conversions haven't had a large impact on the size of the U.S. Muslim population largely because about as many ...
On Saturday, survivors of last month's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, met with high school students from Chicago to discuss gun violence and its effects on ... “The platform us Parkland Students have established is to be shared with every person, black or white, gay or straight, religious or not, who has ...
The race for Illinois governor has been a rather spirited affair. When it comes to matters of the spirit, all of the candidates in the coming primary for governor profess some spirituality or religious affiliation. The incumbent, Republican Bruce Rauner, is Episcopalian, while his GOP opponent, Jeanne Ives, ...


 

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