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America’s Christian conservatives ponder a ‘Babylonian exile’ (ANALYSIS)

(RNS) From the moment they set foot on North American soil, the Puritans who came to the continent viewed their “errand into the wilderness” through a biblical lens, seeing themselves as modern-day Israelites building a New Jerusalem in the New World. But today, the cultur…
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Islamic militias continue spread beyond the Middle East into African nations

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) An Islamist group has gained ground in the northeastern Libyan city of Benghazi, declaring it an Islamic territory and raising fears that radical Islamist militias may spread in the rest of Africa. The declaration from Libya’s Ansar al-Sharia movement…
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Pope Francis ends South Korea trip with overture to China

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis ended his first official visit to Asia on Monday (Aug. 18) with a fresh overture to China and a call for reconciliation between South Korea and its communist neighbor, North Korea. As the pope flew across Chinese airspace on his return fligh…
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At church rally, community pours out support for Michael Brown’s family

Eds: A version of this story originally appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in St. Louis. It is available for use by RNS subscribers. Please use the St. Louis Post-Dispatch byline. FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS)  Civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton told a packed church on Su…
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US nuns to honor feminist theologian while keeping politics at bay

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) The nation’s largest leadership group for Catholic nuns will bestow its top award Friday (Aug. 15) on a theologian who has been condemned by the U.S. Catholic bishops for her book examining the nature of God. In addition, a top Vatican official warne…
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