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Judge plans to deny bid for park Nativity displays

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge indicated Monday that she planned to deny a bid by churches to force Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city park to private displays, including Christmas Nativity […]

11/19/2012

Pope hopes latest book brings people to Jesus

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI says he hopes his latest book on Jesus – about his infancy – will help bring people closer to Christ. “Jesus’ Infancy” is due in bookstores by Christmas […]

10/09/2012

Vandals strike Jerusalem church

JERUSALEM (AP) – Vandals scribbled anti-Christian graffiti on the outer walls of one of Jerusalem’s best-known churches early Tuesday morning, Israeli police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the perpetrators defaced a wall leading to […]

10/02/2012

Show on Jesus' wife papyrus delayed amid doubts

BOSTON (AP) – The Smithsonian Channel says the premiere of its documentary on a papyrus fragment that purports to show Jesus referring to his wife is being delayed until further tests can be done. Research […]

10/01/2012

Harvard claim of Jesus' wife papyrus scrutinized

ROME (AP) – Scholars are questioning the authenticity and significance of a much-publicized discovery by a Harvard scholar who reported that a 4th Century fragment of papyrus has provided the first evidence that some early […]

09/19/2012

Mormonism Q & A: the basics

By Rachel Zoll, AP Religion Writer The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was founded in 1830 in upstate New York and has since become one of the fastest-growing religious traditions in the world. […]

08/30/2012

Tebow balancing faith, fame and football with Jets

(AP) – Tim Tebow says his most important call of the day isn’t in the football huddle. The New York Jets backup quarterback says it’s usually later that night, when he phones his Christian “accountability […]

08/15/2012

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