A treasure in God’s eyes

A treasure in God’s eyes
The little girl with the blue mask over her face gently pushed aside bouquets of flowers left at the statue’s feet.
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Fit churches are growing and planting others
I spoke to 20 pastors this last week on the topic of Healthy Churches. I suggested to the pastors that there are five types of churches along the health paradigm, including one level most never reach.
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Religious Teachings On Community Service
Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?
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Paul Pardi: Religion is Evolving Before Our Eyes

Paul Pardi: Religion is Evolving Before Our Eyes
The face of religion in the United States is changing dramatically. This seismic shift is not going unnoticed.
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Cardinal Kasper Never Advocated Abolition of Priestly Celibacy
LISBON, Portugal, FEB. 9, 2011 ( Zenit.org ).- Cardinal Walter Kasper, the retired president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, said that “times have changed” since 1970, when he requested a study to look into the need for obligatory priestly celibacy, and that he he never advocated its abolition.
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Gleaning a Lesson From a Grand Tour of Rome
ROME, FEB. 10, 2011 ( Zenit.org ).- As far back as the Roman Republic, there have been tourists visiting the Eternal City. The row of money changers’ shops in the Forum testifies to the many currencies that passed through Rome, as do lively travelers’ accounts left to us from the ages.
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