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Top UN court says Israel’s presence in occupied Palestinian territories is illegal and should end

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top United Nations court said Friday that Israel’s presence in the occupied Palestinian territories is unlawful and called on

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America’s far right is learning from India’s Hindu nationalists

(RNS) — Joining a motley crew of economic libertarians, Trump acolytes, moderate Republicans and old-school racists at the National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C., earlier

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Kathie Lee Gifford launches new book series on biblical figures with ‘Herod and Mary’

“Ancient Evil, Living Hope” books will explore treachery, miracles, and ultimate hope Bestselling author and television personality Kathie Lee Gifford is set to release her

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Matt Chandler under fire as podcast alleges Village Church hired father despite known abuse

(RNS) — On an episode of the “Bodies Behind the Bus” podcast Wednesday (July 11), two former members of the Village Church Denton in Denton,

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A seminary is investigated for sexual harassment. Now its critics want the findings made public.

(RNS) — As a first-year student at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles, Shayna Dollinger was inundated with sexual proposals from a

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How July 4th and Juneteenth Can Bring America Together

 Happy Independence Day Weekend! In this episode of The State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly podcast and radio program, host Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

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California Baptists cut staff, citing decline in Cooperative Program Giving

(RNS) — The California Southern Baptist Convention, one of 41 regional groups that make up the Southern Baptist Convention, announced this week that it had

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Ancient science for modern times at Self-Realization Fellowship World Convocation

  A weeklong experience of yoga meditation and the universal wisdom of Paramahansa Yogananda, offered free of charge July 14-20 LOS ANGELES — This summer,

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Teaching the Bible in Oklahoma

(RNS) — I’m guessing Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters has not been in the best of moods lately. This week, Oklahoma’s Supreme Court

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Israel’s High Court rules Haredi men no longer exempt from mandatory military service

JERUSALEM (RNS) — Within hours of Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on southern Israel, three of Rebecca Kowalsky’s sons and two of her sons-in-law were called