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Christians Mark Lent with Ashes Sprinkled Over Head

Christians mark the start of Lent with the tradition of receiving blessed ashes smudged to the forehead on Ash Wednesday, but it has been replaced with the ashes being sprinkled on a devotee's head because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Southern Baptists Discuss Sex Abuse at Annual Assembly

The Southern Baptist Convention voted on June 15 to issue a formal apology to survivors of sexual abuse following a revealing report that the church botched abuse claims and mistreated victims.
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Roe v Wade Verdict: Church Divided on Reaction

After almost 50 years, the US Supreme Court made a historic decision and overturned the "Roe v Wade" ruling. Religious Americans are divided with the June 24 outcome and reactions from church leaders ranged from gratefulness and elation to anger and frustration.

68,000 Brazilians Join Franklin Graham Rally

Tens of thousands gathered at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on June 11 to listen to the Gospel.

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Southern Baptists Discuss Sex Abuse at Annual Assembly

The Southern Baptist Convention voted on June 15 to issue a formal apology to survivors of sexual abuse following a revealing report that the church botched abuse claims and mistreated victims.

Roe v Wade Verdict: Church Divided on Reaction

After almost 50 years, the US Supreme Court made a historic decision and overturned the "Roe v Wade" ruling. Religious Americans are divided with the June 24 outcome and reactions from church leaders ranged from gratefulness and elation to anger and frustration.