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  1. Persecuted for faith, Christians are united in bloodshed, pope saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Iobserve

    VATICAN CITY -- Christians are united in bloodshed as they suffer from violence and persecution in various parts of the world, Pope Francis told Christian leaders. Today's martyrs are men and women, who through their witness to Jesus, are "persecuted and killed because they are Christian," the pope said Jan. 25 during an ecumenical prayer service marking the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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  2. If you believe God does not exist, then why pray?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... to those whose view of God comes from the Bible, at least to a significant degree. If you pray, or ask for prayer, then you probably believe that God exists. If you believe God does not exist, then why pray? If you do believe God exists, but ...

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  3. Religious persecution uniting Christians worldwide in 'Ecumenism of blood,' Pope Francis saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Catholic.org

    "In this moment of prayer for unity, I would also like to remember our martyrs, the martyrs of today," Pope Francis said as he was speaking to members of a number of Christian Churches. Gathered in the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls this past weekend, the event was to celebrate Vespers and mark the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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  4. Jet Pilot's Adrenaline Fueled Lifestyle Produces 'Prayer at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Newswire

    ... start pushing back." Bakke is a jet captain, a black belt, a NASCAR driver and author of Amazon's best-selling book, "Prayer at Full Throttle" which may have set a self-publishing world record by achieving "global" television publicity a mere 4.5 ...

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  5. Praying Like Jesus: The Lord's Prayer in a Culture of ProsperityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    James Mulholland is alarmed at the success of recent books that he feels are based on a false understanding of prayer and a false gospel of personal gain. "We so quickly forget the point of prayer.

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    Monday Jan 26 | Iobserve

    Christians are united in bloodshed as they suffer from violence and persecution in various parts of the world, Pope Francis told Christian leaders. Today's martyrs are men and women, who through their witness to Jesus, are "persecuted and killed because they are Christian," the pope said Jan. 25 during an ecumenical prayer service marking the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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  7. Persecuted for faith, Christians are united in bloodshed, pope saysRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Christians are united in bloodshed as they suffer from violence and persecution in various parts of the world, Pope Francis told Christian leaders. Today's martyrs are men and women, who through their witness to Jesus, are "persecuted and killed because they are Christian," the pope said Jan. 25 during an ecumenical prayer service marking the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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  8. Christian unity demands encounter - " not theory, says Pope FrancisRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Washington Times

    More than "theoretical discussions," what unites Christians is encounter, and a willingness to "challenge one another," said Pope Francis as he marked the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity . " Christian unity will not be the fruit of subtle theoretical discussions in which each party tries to convince the other of the soundness of their opinions," the Pope said during vespers at Saint Paul Outside the Walls Basilica on Jan. 25. "To plumb the depths of the mystery of God, we need one another, we need to encounter one another and to challenge one another under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, who harmonizes diversities and overcomes conflicts," he said.

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  9. Pope concludes Week of Prayer for Christian UnityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Catholic World News

    Pope Francis concluded the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with the celebration of Vespers on January 25 at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls and reflected on the encounter of Jesus with the Samaritan woman . Jesus' conversation with a non-Jew "encourages us all to encounter, accept and listen to one another," Pope Francis stated, according to a Vatican Radio summary of his remarks.

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  10. Service in Erie celebrates Christian unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Erie Times News

    ... are no longer Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran. We are all Christian." Inter-Church Ministries hosted its annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service Sunday at First United Methodist Church in Erie, 707 Sassafras St. The Week of Prayer for ...

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  11. Jesus wants Christians to be united, Pope Francis proclaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Examiner.com

    Pope Francis concluded the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on Sunday with remarks as part of his Sunday Angelus message which declared that it was the prayer of Jesus that the Church be united, and that Christ wanted his followers to be a united people. The "thirst" for unity among Christians, said the Pope, is really a "thirst for a full life, free from the slavery of evil and death."

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  12. Christian unity demands encounter - not theory, says PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Jan 25, 2015 / 03:37 pm .- More than "theoretical discussions," what unites Christians is encounter, and a willingness to "challenge one another," said Pope Francis as he marked the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. "Christian unity will not be the fruit of subtle theoretical discussions in which each party tries to convince the other of the soundness of their opinions," the Pope said during vespers at Saint Paul Outside the Walls Basilica on Jan. 25. "To plumb the depths of the mystery of God, we need one another, we need to encounter one another and to challenge one another under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, who harmonizes diversities and overcomes conflicts," he said.

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  13. As Ukraine violence continues, Pope renews call for dialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | DFW Catholic

    ... hearts," which "thirst for life, love freedom, peace: thirst for God." He noted that the theme of this year's Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which concludes on Jan. 25, is taken from Jesus' words to the Samaritan woman at Jacob's well: "Give me ...

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  14. Want Christian unity? Deepen your own conversion, Pope saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Jan 24, 2015 / 02:46 pm .- Pope Francis told a group of religious men and women that they are the forerunners in working towards Christian unity, which is something that first requires personal conversion, holiness and prayer. "There is no unity without conversion.

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  15. Ministerial Alliance a safe place for pastorsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... minister at University Church of Christ at the time. The group holds two events a year. On the National Day of Prayer, the alliance holds a noon prayer at the courthouse with government and civic leaders. Around Thanksgiving time, the pastors ...

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  16. Gospel Hymn SingRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Telegram

    ... starts at 2 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Canteen services availability. For more information call 786-9596. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Public Worship Service. A Call to Christians to Celebrate Unity and Respect Diversity. The Week of Prayer ...

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  17. Around Town - 1-23-15Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Lincoln Times-News

    SATURDAY Church yard sale Westside House of Prayer, at 4260 Flay Road in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale and hotdog sale beginning at 7 a.m. For more information, call 732-4493. Church breakfast Daniels Lutheran Church, at 3170 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast, open to the public, from 7-10 a.m. A $6 donation is suggested to benefit the church building fund.

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  18. Letter: Charlie Hebdo attacks inspire free speech debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Northern Life

    ... any depiction of the prophet Mohammed is blasphemous. The depiction of a black Jesus kissing Madonna in her "Like a Prayer" video was offensive to some Christians, and there are a myriad of offensive skits that skewer both the Christian and the ...

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  19. The music choice for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Loquitur

    ... first since 2012's Believe, around his birthday in March. Remember that 1990s singer know for her hit single "Like a Prayer?" Well she is back in the year of 2015. It has been a rowdy month for Madonna, who saw ten demos from her "Rebel Heart" ...

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  20. Letter from RomeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Commonweal

    Churches of all denominations are currently in the midst of an eight-day Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The octave was begun back in 1908 and since the end of Vatican II the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity has teamed up with the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches to plan the annual observance.

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