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Pope's Romania trip confirmed for early summer

Vatican City, Jan 11, 2019 / 03:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican confirmed Friday that Pope Francis will travel to Romania to the cities of Bucharest, Iaşi, and Blaj, and to a Marian shrine in eastern Transylvania, at the end of May and beginning of June. The trip is set …

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Summer camps bring Gospel to former Soviet Union

Russia (MNN) — We’re well into summer which often means heat, no school, and camp. Slavic Gospel Association’s Eric Mock says SGA supported summer camps are sharing the Gospel with kids for the very first time. It’s all happening in the former Soviet Union. Summer Camps Summer camps have always …

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12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List

Maybe you’ve missed it, but Christianity Today produces a podcast. I’m the co-host of Quick to Listen, a weekly current-events program that pushes back against the breathless and instant opinions that often flatten the complexity of our world. By contrast, our show elevates the voices of those who have spent …

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Enjoy Some Extra Daylight on the Summer Solstice

Happy summer solstice. The summer solstice, or alternately the June solstice, occurred at 6:07 a.m. EDT today. For six months, the sun has slowly trekked northward, reaching its farthest point north of the equator today. Noontime shadows are shortest on the summer solstice. This is the longest day of the …

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Nicaraguan Unrest Squashes Summer Missions

Most summers, Corner of Love, a Christian nonprofit in northern Nicaragua, hosts 30 teams of volunteers to help with its school, medical services, and water improvement projects. But this year, no one’s coming. Ministry leaders canceled the summer programming last month since recent political unrest—the worst in the Central American …

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Summer Vacations, the Russ Mason Way

Illustration by Viktor Miller-Gausa Dale Mason, Publisher As I was growing up in a middle-class American family, my Dad would save dimes and dollars all year long then pack us into the car and head to jaw-dropping vistas days away. Our hot summer drives from Illinois cornfields to breezy mountain …

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