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The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity dates back to the 19th century when Pope Leo XIII encouraged the practice of a Prayer Octave for Unity.
Bishop of Fort Worth Asks for Prayers for Synagogue Hostage Situation Involving Alleged Al-Qaida Terrorist
‘Please pray for the safety of the hostages, their families, this congregation, for the members of law enforcement, and for the peaceful surrender of the perpetrator(s) of this crime,’ said Bishop Michael Olson.
Religious Freedom Day commemorates the 1786 passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, “to protect the right of individual conscience and religious exercise and to prohibit the compulsory support of any church.”
‘Abortion is not health care unless one construes the precious life of an unborn child to be analogous to a tumor to be excised or a disease to be vanquished — pregnancy is not a disease,’ said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.