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Spanish police still searching for Barcelona attack van driver

Christian Today - 19 hours 14 min ago
Spanish police were on Saturday searching for the driver of a van that ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing 13 people, in one of two deadly attacks in Catalonia carried out by a network of suspected Islamist militants.
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Hawking slams UK Government for health service crisis

Christian Today - 19 hours 20 min ago
Physicist Stephen Hawking has criticised the British government for causing a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS), saying it had to be protected from becoming a profit-making US-style system.
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After firing, Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart 'killing machine'

Christian Today - 19 hours 26 min ago
With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump's White House from outside than he was within.
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Young people in Iran converting to Christianity in their droves despite Islamic indoctrination

Christian Today - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 05:30
The massive rise of Christianity in Iran, especially among youths, continues despite the Islamic government's efforts to suppress the faith. Even Islamic leaders admitted that more and more young people are choosing to follow Christ.
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How these brave Iraqi women are sewing signs of hope from a mark of terror

Christian Today - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 02:22
When Islamic State began identifying Christians by the Arabic 'n' letter – which stands for Nazarene – there did not seem much to celebrate. But now the 'n' symbol has a new purpose, the Bible Society reports.
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Barcelona terror attack: Are we becoming desensitised to barbarity?

Christian Today - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 01:05
Maybe those of us who can only watch on in horror can fall victim to the banality of evil too.
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White evangelicals are being criticised on race – but Billy Graham showed the way

Christian Today - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 01:04
One of the world's greatest evangelists showed how it was possible to overcome the prejudices and assumptions of early upbringing.
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It's worse than you think: Four things Christians get wrong about 'sin'

Christian Today - Sat, 19/08/2017 - 00:39
A recent survey by LifeWay Research probed American views on 'sin'. But sin, a theological concept at the heart of Christianity, can be tragically misunderstood both in and outside the Church.
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Evangelicals in Spain: 'Respond to terror with values that respect the life of Jesus'

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 23:12
'The gospel shows us that the only way in which evil is overcome is not with more evil, but with good.'
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Pastor Greg Boyd: 'America was founded as a white supremacist nation'

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 23:02
A leading white evangelical pastor is calling on Christians to recognise the white supremacy across America and for the Church to denounce it.
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Christian Aid launches appeal to help victims of 'deluge of devastation' in Sierra Leone

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 22:49
Nearly 350 people have died, including more than 120 children. A further 600 individuals remain unaccounted for, while more than 100 people are seriously injured. More deaths are expected.
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Leprosy 'airbrushed' out of Princess Diana's documentaries

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 22:25
Leprosy campaigners are accusing Princess Diana's documentary makers of 'airbrushing' out her work with patients amid an alarming re-emergence of the disease.
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A level results and the subversion of truth – why Christian chaplains are dismayed

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 22:10
In many schools there has developed an overweening culture of micro-management of teaching and learning. Many creative teachers feel increasingly unable to teach in ways that they know to be effective. Chaplains look on, aghast, as politicians and leaders of quangos subvert truth and debase the true values of education.
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Northern Ireland same-sex marriage ban not up to us, says High Court

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 21:40
A judge has rejected two cases challenging Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it is up to politicians not the courts to decide social policy.
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Barcelona terror: Pope Francis joins Catholics in praying for victims of 'utterly reprehensible' attack

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 21:39
Pope Francis is joining other Catholic leaders to pray for victims of a terrorist attack on Barcelona on Thursday evening.
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You can meet God anywhere, but are there special spiritual places?

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 21:13
Just how important are certain physical places to our faith as Christians?
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The best Christian movie you've never seen: Meet The Pretender

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 21:09
Thank the Good Lord for Amazon Prime. Without it, we'd have no access to the swathes of terrible, obscure and until-recently-deleted-from-sale movies and TV shows that have found a new home in its back catalogue.
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White evangelical leader begs forgiveness over racism as James Murdoch rips Trump

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 20:54
As James Murdoch pledges $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League, a leading white evangelical Christian has issued an open letter of repentance for the 'vile acts of hatred and terrorism' in Charlottesville.
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Romanian Orthodox Church confronts bishop's sex tape scandal

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 20:03
Romania's Orthodox Church leaders are meeting in an extraordinary session to deal with a sex scandal involving one of its bishops.
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Christian summer camp in Greece burned down in forest fire

Christian Today - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 19:58
A Christian summer camp in Greece was burned down this summer as the country faced an onslaught of forest fires.
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