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Oral Roberts University Names New President

Posted: 01/29/2009 - Oral Roberts University has a new president more than a year after the son of its namesake founder stepped down amid a spending scandal.

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Report: LA Cardinal Subject of Federal Probe

Posted: 01/29/2009 - Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating Cardinal Roger Mahony and other officials of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles over their handling of alleged clergy child molestation cases.

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Summit Proposed to Mobilize Volunteers

Posted: 01/29/2009 - The leader of the world's largest Roman Catholic lay group plans a national summit to mobilize volunteers in response to the nation's economic crisis.

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Forgiveness Sought for Holocaust-denying Bishop

Posted: 01/28/2009 - A traditionalist society recently rehabilitated by Pope Benedict has silenced one of its bishops and has distanced itself from his claim that no Jews were gassed during World War II.

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Hindu Chaplain to Deliver Legislative Invocations

Posted: 01/28/2009 - The first chaplain to read a Hindu prayer in the U.S. Senate plans to make the same sort of history with prayers at state legislatures in Oregon, Colorado and Indiana.

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Report: Myanmar's Chin Christians Persecuted

Posted: 01/28/2009 - A human rights group says the minority Christians living in the remote mountains of northwestern Myanmar are subject to forced labor, torture, extrajudicial killings and religious persecution by the country's military regime.

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Haggard's Wife: He Told Me of Struggles Years Ago

Posted: 01/28/2009 - Former evangelical pastor Ted Haggard's wife says she knew about his struggles with same-sex attraction for years and felt he was "winning the battle" before a scandal involving a male prostitute triggered his downfall in late 2006.

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Methodists Seek to Break 'Stained-glass Ceiling'

Posted: 01/28/2009 - The nation's second-largest Protestant denomination has launched a project to examine why more women aren't appointed to pastor Methodist churches with more than 1,000 members.

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Massachusetts Men Indicted in Black Church Fire

Posted: 01/28/2009 - Three Springfield, Massachusetts, men have been indicted in the torching of a predominantly black church hours after the election of President Barack Obama.

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Palin's Church to Reopen Sunday

Posted: 01/28/2009 - Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's home church is set to reopen this weekend after a fire caused considerable damage.

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Laymen to Help Choose Next Russian Orthodox Patriarch

Posted: 01/27/2009 - The Russian Orthodox Church says the choice is up to God, but the electors who will name the next patriarch this week include businessmen and political figures, as well as monks and priests.

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Pope to Meet with Muslims in Africa

Posted: 01/27/2009 - The Vatican says Pope Benedict will meet with Muslim representatives and women's rights advocates when he makes his first papal trip to Africa in March.

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