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Clock ticks down to Urbana 18

USA (MNN) — North America’s largest student missions conference is less than 10 days away. From December 27th through the 31st, college kids from the United States and Canada will descend on St. Louis, Missouri, for Urbana 18. Ruth Hubbard with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship serves as Vice President of the …

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China Strikes Again, Shuts Down Third Underground Church in Weeks

Chinese officials raided a major underground church for the third time this winter. It’s part of the country’s latest crackdown on Christians.  The South China Morning Post reports that 60 police officers and officials stormed Rongguili Church in Guangzhou last week during a children’s Bible class.  “Halfway through the children’s …

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Confidence in Pope Francis Down Sharply in U.S.

By a two-to-one margin, American Catholics now give Francis negative marks for his handling of the sex abuse scandal (Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images) As allegations and investigations of sex abuse in the Catholic Church become more widespread, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that confidence in the way Pope …

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