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The failures of the cult of 'celebrity endorsement' - Lifesite

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Lifesite

The failures of the cult of 'celebrity endorsement'
Lifesite
The phenomenon of suicide promotion on prime-time TV and social media is a development that clouds reasoned debate, covering it in a shroud of emotionalism. It lends itself easily to the use of euphemisms. The recent story of Brittany Maynard is but ...

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Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan
Lynchburg News and Advance
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a debt plan by Stockton, California, one of the largest U.S. cities to declare bankruptcy, allowing it to reorganize more than $900 million in long-term debt and put more than two years of ...

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Town Crier: Friday's Highlights - Casper Star-Tribune Online

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Town Crier: Friday's Highlights
Casper Star-Tribune Online
This month's memorial service will be held at noon in the Tom Walsh Chapel at The Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery. All are welcome to ... Halloween night, 5 to 8 p.m., trick or treat and costume contest at Shepherd of the Valley, 60 Magnolia. Best ...

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Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Lynchburg News and Advance

Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow
Lynchburg News and Advance
This Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an aerial view of the lava flow over Cemetery Road and Apa?a Street near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as ...

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Dempsey: US considering empowering Sunni tribes - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Dempsey: US considering empowering Sunni tribes
Lynchburg News and Advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon is beginning to consider ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq's Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...

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Pope Francis: The devil is real, don't underestimate him - USA TODAY

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USA TODAY

Pope Francis: The devil is real, don't underestimate him
USA TODAY
"No spiritual life, no Christian life is possible without resisting temptations, without putting on God's armor which gives us strength and protects us. … The truth is God's armor." Meanwhile, an Italian exorcist, the Rev. Aldo Buonaiuto ... a time ...

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Pope Francis: The devil is real and don't underestimate him - Religion News Service

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Religion News Service

Pope Francis: The devil is real and don't underestimate him
Religion News Service
“No spiritual life, no Christian life is possible without resisting temptations, without putting on God's armor which gives us strength and protects us. … The truth is God's armor.” Meanwhile, an Italian exorcist, the Rev. Aldo Buonaiuto ... a time ...

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Read a replay of today's live Virginia Tech football chat - Roanoke Times (blog)

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Roanoke Times (blog)

Read a replay of today's live Virginia Tech football chat
Roanoke Times (blog)
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 6045 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019.Arrangements by ... Gathering of family and friends will be 6 p.m. Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Valley Chapel. Arrangements ...

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November live music - Gillie's Vegetarian Cuisine - Roanoke Times (blog)

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November live music - Gillie's Vegetarian Cuisine
Roanoke Times (blog)
... November 1, 2014, at Barnhardt Baptist Church.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 6045 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019.Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 540-982-2221. www.oakeys.com.

SURVIVOR: San Juan Del Sur "Working the Fake Idol!" - The Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.com

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SURVIVOR: San Juan Del Sur "Working the Fake Idol!"
The Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.com
Probst took pleasure in lecturing the HUNAHPU tribe on how careless they had been and how they were the most pathetic tribe he'd ever seen. Reed said that there had .... It seems a little early to me. There are twelve left with four couples and four ...

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Has Ebola scared away the faith healers?

Religous News Blog - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:29

Faith healers, who claim that God has anointed them to heal the sick and -- in some cases -- to raise the dead as well, have been notably absent lately. Are they scared of Ebola?

Also: China's anti-cult efforts predictably also target Christians worshiping in house churches.

Full story: Has Ebola scared away the faith healers?

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Lynchburg News and Advance

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
Lynchburg News and Advance
Sean accepted Christ at the age of twelve and was a faithful member of Altha Grove Baptist Church. He graduated from E.C. Glass High School, and later joined the United States Army and completed four years of service. After his discharge, Sean ...

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NATO vigilant amid spike in Russian flights - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Lynchburg News and Advance

NATO vigilant amid spike in Russian flights
Lynchburg News and Advance
Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, left, shakes hands with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before their meeting at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Stoltenberg said the alliance is increasing its readiness and air ...

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Larson named AP's West Africa bureau chief - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Lynchburg News and Advance

Larson named AP's West Africa bureau chief
Lynchburg News and Advance
Krista Larson chats with orphans she interviewed at a Catholic church sheltering more than 800 Muslims in Carnot, Central African Republic who had fled sectarian violence earlier this year. Krista Larson, who has covered the Ebola outbreak and the ...

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Chinese Christians under pressure from 'anti-cult' campaign - Telegraph.co.uk

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Telegraph.co.uk

Chinese Christians under pressure from 'anti-cult' campaign
Telegraph.co.uk
“They can't simply wage a blind crackdown on any religious activity they deem to be wrong,” said the Shandong pastor, who claimed his congregation would support a genuine crackdown on dangerous cults. “Police make no distinction between right and ...

Chinese Christians under pressure from 'anti-cult' campaign - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:44

Telegraph.co.uk

Chinese Christians under pressure from 'anti-cult' campaign
Telegraph.co.uk
“They can't simply wage a blind crackdown on any religious activity they deem to be wrong,” said the Shandong pastor, who claimed his congregation would support a genuine crackdown on dangerous cults. “Police make no distinction between right and ...

US envoy: World must do more to fight Ebola - Lynchburg News and Advance

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US envoy: World must do more to fight Ebola
Lynchburg News and Advance
The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power speaks during a lecture regarding the Ebola virus at the Residence Palace in Brussels on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Power, who recently traveled to the Ebola-infected countries of Liberia, Guinea ...

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Milosevic's widow ridicules EU lifting sanctions - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Lynchburg News and Advance

Milosevic's widow ridicules EU lifting sanctions
Lynchburg News and Advance
FILE - In this June 27, 2001, file photo Mirjana Markovic, the wife of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, arrives to visit Milosevic at the central prison in Belgrade, Serbia. Slobodan Milosevic's exiled widow has ridiculed European Union's ...

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McHenry County Worship Directory - Northwest Herald

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:42

McHenry County Worship Directory
Northwest Herald
Harvest Bible Chapel Office: 580 Tracy Trail, Crystal Lake; 847-398-7005; www.harvestbiblechapel.org. Meeting: 580 Tracy Trail, ..... Shepherd of the Hills (ELCA) 404 N. Green St., McHenry; 815-385-4030; shepherdofhills.org. The Rev. Roger Schneider.

Read a replay of today's live Virginia Tech football chat - Roanoke Times (blog)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:20

Roanoke Times (blog)

Read a replay of today's live Virginia Tech football chat
Roanoke Times (blog)
... November 1, 2014, at Barnhardt Baptist Church.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 6045 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019.Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 540-982-2221. www.oakeys.com.

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