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Former Highest Ranking American in Vatican, Cardinal William Joseph Levada, Arrested for Drunken Driving
LINK Cardinal William Joseph Levada, once the highest-ranking American official at the Vatican, was arrested last Thursday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, for drunken driving and is now set to respond to the charge in court next month.

Franklin Graham Tells Ashley Madison Users That God Will Forgive Them of Sins, 'Cleanse Them From All Unrighteousness'
LINK As the aftermath of the Ashley Madison cyber attack that exposed millions of people for using the confidential extramarital affair facilitating website continues to take effect on marriages and lives across the world, leading evangelist Franklin Graham is reminding members of the website that it's not too late to ask for God's forgiveness.

Josh Duggar Checks Into Long-Term Treatment Center; Family Admits He Has 'Brought Great Insult' to Faith and Values
LINK The Duggar family have revealed that Josh, who recently admitted to having cheated on his wife using the adulterous website Ashley Madison, has checked himself into a long-term treatment center. The family thanked supporters for their prayers, but noted that their 27-year-old son has "brought great insult to the values and faith we hold dear."

Catholics Support Gay Marriage as Much as General Population and Believe Pope Francis Has Backed It, PRRI Study Finds
LINK A study by the Public Religion Research Institute released in August on the beliefs of American Catholics has found that despite the Church's teachings, they support same-sex marriage and abortion just as much as the general population. What is more, a large percentage of Catholic respondents mistakenly believed Pope Francis has backed gay marriage.

Mormons to Remain With Boy Scouts Despite Split on Gay Leaders
LINK The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has decided to remain affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, despite objections to the youth organization's recent decision to allow openly gay scout leaders.

Disgruntled Ex-Employee Vester L. Flanagan, Also Known as Bryce Williams, Suspected of Killing WDBJ7 TV Journalists
LINK Just hours after two journalists were shot dead during a live broadcast from a strip mall in Moneta, Virginia, near Roanoke Wednesday morning, authorities revealed that the suspected shooter is a disgruntled former employee of WDBJ7-TV who also took to social media to explain his motive.

2 Journalists Dead in Virginia After Shooting During Live TV Broadcast
LINK A WDBJ reporter and a photojournalist were killed Wednesday morning when a gunman began firing during a live TV broadcast, according to reports. Alison Parker, 24, and photographer Adam Ward, 27, were killed at the Bridgewater Plaza at Smith Mountain Lake at about 6:46 a.m.

Atlanta Man Shot While Protecting Family in Home Invasion Says He 'Prayed Out Loud' for God's Mercy
LINK A Georgia man who was shot three times during a home invasion said he prayed for God's grace during the terrifying ordeal.

'Great American Eclipse' 2017 news: Why they say it would be worth the wait
LINK A total solar eclipse is expected to pass over the US two years from now, where Americans will get a chance to see a phenomenon that scientists claim is like no other.

Ashley Madison Users Details Hacked News: Two suicides may be linked to hacking incident - police
LINK At least two suicides may be linked to the hacking of cheating website Ashley Madison, Toronto police announced on Monday.

Christian Outraged as Decades Old Jesus Portrait Is Forcefully Removed From Kansas School by Atheists
LINK Kansas residents are outraged after an atheist group forced a local middle school to remove a portrait of Jesus Christ that had been displayed in the school since the 1950s.

Casey Anthony Prosecutor, Married Father of Six Jeff Ashton Admits to Using Ashley Madison Website; Police Want Probe
LINK Jeff Ashton, the state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties in Florida who is famously known for his prosecution of the Casey Anthony trial, revealed Sunday that he was one of millions who signed up for the controversial Ashley Madison spouse-cheating website but said he never cheated.

We Want '50 More Baby Livers a Week,' Says Planned Parenthood Partner Who Jokes About Shipping Severed Heads
LINK The Center for Medical Progress released its eighth investigative video highlighting Planned Parenthood's aborted baby body parts compensation practices on Tuesday, which purports to show the CEO of StemExpress admitting that abortion clinics "profit" from the sell aborted babies.

Several Suicides Reported After Ashley Madison Affairs Leak, Texas Police Chief Takes Own Life
LINK There have been a number of suicides reported in the past few days linked to the massive leak of emails and personal details on the adultery website Ashley Madison, including the death of San Antonio Police Captain Michael Gorhum.

Immigration Reform news 2015: Judge orders for release of undocumented children in detention centers
LINK In the wake of debates on the Immigration Reform, a U.S. judge ruled last Friday that undocumented mothers and immigrant children be released from family detentions immediately.

Washington wildfires updates: Fires blaze amid arrival of additional resources
LINK As Washington firefighters battled more than a dozen wildfires that grazed the state on Sunday, complaints about the lack of resources and destruction of many infrastructures also took a toll on the residents and assistance teams.

Baby In Undercover Anti-Abortion Video Was Stillborn, Not Aborted, Producer Says
LINK The Center for Medical Progress clarified that in its most recent video the baby depicted is from a stillborn birth, not an abortion, but was used to show viewers what the second trimester babies from whom Planned Parenthood is harvesting organs looks like.

Did Jesus Have a Wife? Controversial 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Being Investigated
LINK Researchers are still hard at work investigating the authenticity of a controversial ancient papyrus known as the "Gospel of Jesus' Wife," which was discovered by a Harvard University professor in 2012, and has prompted debate over whether or not it is a forgery.

Franklin Graham Objects to New $250K Muslim Prayer Room at Orlando International, Asks 'Why Do Muslims Get Preference?'
LINK The Rev. Franklin Graham has spoken out against Orlando International Airport unveiling a new Muslim prayer room that cost $250,000 in taxpayer money to build, and asked how loud would objections be if the money went into building a prayer room for Evangelical Christians, or other groups.

World's Largest Christian Wax Museum Uses Elvis, Elizabeth Taylor and Prince Charles to Spread the Gospel
LINK The BibleWalk wax museum has been attracting a lot of attention lately — and not because of its detailed mannequins that depict scenes from the Old and New Testaments, but because several of the mannequins are repurposed from celebrity statues. Prince Charles, Elvis and Elizabeth Taylor are a just few famous faces out of over 300 figures, and the staff is continuing to add to the collection.

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OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Free thinkers' continue hassling team chaplainsLINK

Some of America's top college football programs are being blitzed by an anti-religious group for having chaplains.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015
Does 2nd Amendment apply to illegal aliens?LINK

The question of whether illegal aliens should be able to legally possess firearms will probably be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Ex-NFLer: I attempted suicide multiple timesLINK <p class="ap-story-p">MIAMI (AP) - Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

Associated PressThu, 27 Aug 2015

Penn. verdict on abortion giant questionedLINK

One Pennsylvania pro-family organization wants another look at Planned Parenthoods in the state to make sure a recently concluded investigation didn’t whitewash the situation.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

State clinics could fill gap left by PPLINK

Yet another state is being told that federal tax dollars for family planning would be better spent in local clinics than if it were given to Planned Parenthood.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

ACLU: Peyote smokers, not cake bakers, deserve their freedomLINK

A number of far-left organizations have united behind a dangerous and dubious effort – to stifle religious freedom. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

College admission still a hurdle for homeschoolersLINK

Increasingly, homeschooled students being told they have to obtain a GED in order to be admitted to college. A recent incident in Florida is a textbook example of that growing trend.

Bob KelloggThu, 27 Aug 2015

Law firm ready to challenge Illinois lawLINK

Signs are surfacing that there will be a legal challenge to Illinois' new law that bans counseling for youth with same-gender attractions. 

Charlie ButtsWed, 26 Aug 2015

Schilling booted after anti-Muslim tweetLINK <p class="ap-story-p">SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - ESPN removed Curt Schilling from its broadcast team for the Little League World Series on Tuesday because of an anti-Muslim tweet.

Associated PressWed, 26 Aug 2015

Teachers don’t lose religious libertiesLINK

Some people believe public school teachers must cast aside all religion when they enter the classroom. But a religious advocacy organization counters that myth with seven ways teachers can rightfully express their religion.

Bob KelloggWed, 26 Aug 2015

How about deciding minimum wage locally?LINK

Federal minimum wage has become one of the biggest political issues of the decade as experts discuss the pros and cons of raising the minimum wage.

Chris WoodwardWed, 26 Aug 2015

Trump gives 'advocate' journalist a 2nd chanceLINK

A conservative media watchdog says a Spanish-language network reporter clearly demonstrated his advocacy for illegal immigrants during a confrontation with Donald Trump.

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

Mehlman: Trump right on birthright citizenshipLINK

The leader of a pro-immigration enforcement organization says GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump struck a chord with Americans when he suggested ending birthright citizenship. 

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

No surprise: This 'Cadillac' is pricey, tooLINK

New estimates on ObamaCare's "Cadillac tax" may not be what consumers want to hear.

Chris WoodwardWed, 26 Aug 2015

Fence-sitters swayed by Planned Parenthood butchery LINK

There's evidence undercover videos of Planned Parenthood and StemExpress have motivated people into action who weren't committed to the pro-life cause. 

Charlie ButtsWed, 26 Aug 2015

Sic 'em, Scott: Group applauds Walker on ChinaLINK

Strong words about China from presidential hopeful Scott Walker have drawn praise from an anti-communist group that describes the remarks as "courageous."

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

'And this will be your locker, young lady'LINK

Another public school is allowing a boy who identifies as a girl to share a locker room with female classmates. 

Bob KelloggWed, 26 Aug 2015

OH city applauded for curtailing Muslim hijabLINK

A pro-family activist in Ohio is praising the City of Columbus police department for forbidding female Muslim police officers from wearing an Islamic head scarf.  

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Free thinkers' continue hassling team chaplainsLINK

Some of America's top college football programs are being blitzed by an anti-religious group for having chaplains.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

Does 2nd Amendment apply to illegal aliens?LINK

The question of whether illegal aliens should be able to legally possess firearms will probably be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Ex-NFLer: I attempted suicide multiple timesLINK <p class="ap-story-p">MIAMI (AP) - Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

Associated PressThu, 27 Aug 2015

Penn. verdict on abortion giant questionedLINK

One Pennsylvania pro-family organization wants another look at Planned Parenthoods in the state to make sure a recently concluded investigation didn’t whitewash the situation.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

State clinics could fill gap left by PPLINK

Yet another state is being told that federal tax dollars for family planning would be better spent in local clinics than if it were given to Planned Parenthood.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

ACLU: Peyote smokers, not cake bakers, deserve their freedomLINK

A number of far-left organizations have united behind a dangerous and dubious effort – to stifle religious freedom. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

College admission still a hurdle for homeschoolersLINK

Increasingly, homeschooled students being told they have to obtain a GED in order to be admitted to college. A recent incident in Florida is a textbook example of that growing trend.

Bob KelloggThu, 27 Aug 2015

Law firm ready to challenge Illinois lawLINK

Signs are surfacing that there will be a legal challenge to Illinois' new law that bans counseling for youth with same-gender attractions. 

Charlie ButtsWed, 26 Aug 2015

Schilling booted after anti-Muslim tweetLINK <p class="ap-story-p">SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - ESPN removed Curt Schilling from its broadcast team for the Little League World Series on Tuesday because of an anti-Muslim tweet.

Associated PressWed, 26 Aug 2015

Teachers don’t lose religious libertiesLINK

Some people believe public school teachers must cast aside all religion when they enter the classroom. But a religious advocacy organization counters that myth with seven ways teachers can rightfully express their religion.

Bob KelloggWed, 26 Aug 2015

How about deciding minimum wage locally?LINK

Federal minimum wage has become one of the biggest political issues of the decade as experts discuss the pros and cons of raising the minimum wage.

Chris WoodwardWed, 26 Aug 2015

Trump gives 'advocate' journalist a 2nd chanceLINK

A conservative media watchdog says a Spanish-language network reporter clearly demonstrated his advocacy for illegal immigrants during a confrontation with Donald Trump.

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

Mehlman: Trump right on birthright citizenshipLINK

The leader of a pro-immigration enforcement organization says GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump struck a chord with Americans when he suggested ending birthright citizenship. 

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

No surprise: This 'Cadillac' is pricey, tooLINK

New estimates on ObamaCare's "Cadillac tax" may not be what consumers want to hear.

Chris WoodwardWed, 26 Aug 2015

Fence-sitters swayed by Planned Parenthood butchery LINK

There's evidence undercover videos of Planned Parenthood and StemExpress have motivated people into action who weren't committed to the pro-life cause. 

Charlie ButtsWed, 26 Aug 2015

Sic 'em, Scott: Group applauds Walker on ChinaLINK

Strong words about China from presidential hopeful Scott Walker have drawn praise from an anti-communist group that describes the remarks as "courageous."

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

'And this will be your locker, young lady'LINK

Another public school is allowing a boy who identifies as a girl to share a locker room with female classmates. 

Bob KelloggWed, 26 Aug 2015

OH city applauded for curtailing Muslim hijabLINK

A pro-family activist in Ohio is praising the City of Columbus police department for forbidding female Muslim police officers from wearing an Islamic head scarf.  

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Free thinkers' continue hassling team chaplainsLINK

Some of America's top college football programs are being blitzed by an anti-religious group for having chaplains.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

Does 2nd Amendment apply to illegal aliens?LINK

The question of whether illegal aliens should be able to legally possess firearms will probably be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Ex-NFLer: I attempted suicide multiple timesLINK <p class="ap-story-p">MIAMI (AP) - Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

Associated PressThu, 27 Aug 2015

Penn. verdict on abortion giant questionedLINK

One Pennsylvania pro-family organization wants another look at Planned Parenthoods in the state to make sure a recently concluded investigation didn’t whitewash the situation.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

State clinics could fill gap left by PPLINK

Yet another state is being told that federal tax dollars for family planning would be better spent in local clinics than if it were given to Planned Parenthood.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

ACLU: Peyote smokers, not cake bakers, deserve their freedomLINK

A number of far-left organizations have united behind a dangerous and dubious effort – to stifle religious freedom. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

College admission still a hurdle for homeschoolersLINK

Increasingly, homeschooled students being told they have to obtain a GED in order to be admitted to college. A recent incident in Florida is a textbook example of that growing trend.

Bob KelloggThu, 27 Aug 2015

Law firm ready to challenge Illinois lawLINK

Signs are surfacing that there will be a legal challenge to Illinois' new law that bans counseling for youth with same-gender attractions. 

Charlie ButtsWed, 26 Aug 2015

Schilling booted after anti-Muslim tweetLINK <p class="ap-story-p">SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - ESPN removed Curt Schilling from its broadcast team for the Little League World Series on Tuesday because of an anti-Muslim tweet.

Associated PressWed, 26 Aug 2015

Teachers don’t lose religious libertiesLINK

Some people believe public school teachers must cast aside all religion when they enter the classroom. But a religious advocacy organization counters that myth with seven ways teachers can rightfully express their religion.

Bob KelloggWed, 26 Aug 2015

How about deciding minimum wage locally?LINK

Federal minimum wage has become one of the biggest political issues of the decade as experts discuss the pros and cons of raising the minimum wage.

Chris WoodwardWed, 26 Aug 2015

Trump gives 'advocate' journalist a 2nd chanceLINK

A conservative media watchdog says a Spanish-language network reporter clearly demonstrated his advocacy for illegal immigrants during a confrontation with Donald Trump.

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

Mehlman: Trump right on birthright citizenshipLINK

The leader of a pro-immigration enforcement organization says GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump struck a chord with Americans when he suggested ending birthright citizenship. 

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

No surprise: This 'Cadillac' is pricey, tooLINK

New estimates on ObamaCare's "Cadillac tax" may not be what consumers want to hear.

Chris WoodwardWed, 26 Aug 2015

Fence-sitters swayed by Planned Parenthood butchery LINK

There's evidence undercover videos of Planned Parenthood and StemExpress have motivated people into action who weren't committed to the pro-life cause. 

Charlie ButtsWed, 26 Aug 2015

Sic 'em, Scott: Group applauds Walker on ChinaLINK

Strong words about China from presidential hopeful Scott Walker have drawn praise from an anti-communist group that describes the remarks as "courageous."

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

'And this will be your locker, young lady'LINK

Another public school is allowing a boy who identifies as a girl to share a locker room with female classmates. 

Bob KelloggWed, 26 Aug 2015

OH city applauded for curtailing Muslim hijabLINK

A pro-family activist in Ohio is praising the City of Columbus police department for forbidding female Muslim police officers from wearing an Islamic head scarf.  

Chad GroeningWed, 26 Aug 2015

News from Christian News Wire 28 August 2015



Christian Newswire: Religious Liberties / Persecution
LINK Religious Liberties / Persecution

Thomas More Society Defends David Daleiden as He Uncovers Abortion Industry's Sale of Fetal Body Parts
LINK Anti-SLAPP Motion Filed to Fend off National Abortion Federation Attempt to Silence Filmmaker's Free Speech

707 Member Catholic Benefits Association Makes Argument Supporting Little Sisters of the Poor Before Supreme Court
LINK Contact: Sean Caine, Catholic Benefits Association, 410-547-5378, 443-857-4372 cell OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 26, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Catholic Benefits Association ("CBA") has lent its support via an amicus brief to the Little Sisters of the Poor in the latter's effort to get a hearing before the United States Supreme Court.  In its amicus brief filed with the Court on Monday, the CBA an association of 707 Catholic employers urged the Su Source: Catholic Benefits Association

NOM Identifies Marriage Champions Who Emerge from Republican Presidential Field
LINK Contact: Paul Bothwell, National Organization for Marriage, 202-457-8060 ext 105, pbothwell@nationformarriage.org

New School Delivers Hope for ISIS Victims
LINK Contact: David Dillard, Servant Group International, 615-832-2282

Trump Tackles War on Christians
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Cruz to Host Rally for Religious Liberty in Des Moines, Iowa
LINK RSVP Required -- Media Advisory For Planning Purposes OnlyContact: Rick Tyler, 703-431-3350; Catherine Frazier, 512-751-5984MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will hold a Rally for Religious Liberty on August 21 in Des Moines, IA, calling attention to the religious persecution of Christian business owners and employees who have been sanctioned by their government because of their religious beliefs. Hosting the Rally fo Source: Cruz for President

Reflections on The Legacy of John Howard, 1921-2015: American Hero, Conservative Champion, and Faithful Servant
LINK Contact: Larry Jacobs, Managing Director, World Congress of Families, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, 815-964-5819ROCKFORD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. John Addison Howard, the namesake and Senior Fellow of The Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society and International Ambassador for World Congress of Families died August 6th in his sleep.  He was a week shy of his 94th birthday. Dr. A Source: World Congress of Families

Religious Land Use Expert and Church Attorney Daniel Dalton Recognized by Alliance Defending Freedom
LINK Co-founder of Dalton & Tomich, PLC receives Silver Service Award from nonprofit organization for service to Body of Christ

President Obama Betrays Religious Freedom by Leaving Pastor Saeed in an Iranian Prison After Securing Nuclear Deal
LINK Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Activists to travel to Martha's Vineyard and Boston to challenge President Obama and Secretary Kerry to work for the immediate release of Pastor Saeed. The project is part of the #orangejumpsuit campaign which encourages people to stand in solidarity with the persecuted church worldwide.The campaign calls for Congress not to support any Iranian nuclear deal while Pastor Saeed is imprisoned.Here is a n Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Mass Marks the Anniversary of Death of Knights of Columbus Founder
LINK Father McGivney remembered at parish where he first gathered Knights

IRD: Will Christian Universities Collapse or Give Strong Witness?
LINK "Current cultural challenges make a strong witness from Evangelical education more important than ever." -- IRD President Mark Tooley

'Washington Post' Exploits Papal Visit
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Planned Parenthood to Raise Funds by Attacking and Defaming Peaceful Prayer and Worship Event in Idaho -- News Conference Today
LINK Planned Parenthood attacks, lies and defames life-affirming women's medical clinic in Meridian, Idaho in fund raising email

Las Vegas Pro-Life Student Sues High School for First Amendment Violation
LINK Thomas More Society Files Against West Career and Technical Academy

World Congress IX Director Flays Amnesty International's Pro-Prostitution Policy
LINK Contact:  Benjamin May, 202-737-5339, bmay@policyimpact.com; www.wcf9.org 

Make America Great Again more than a Slogan, says John Snyder
LINK Contact: John Snyder, Telum Associates, LL.C, gundean@gmail.com, 202-239-8005

Ebola Outbreak Underscored Crisis Communications Vulnerabilities Many Faith-based Organizations Face Today
LINK Most Ill-prepared for Wide Range of Crisis Scenarios

Ratio Christi Invites Media to Annual Apologetics Event -- Keynote Speaker Dr. George Yancey
LINK Contact: Sheryl Young, Media Outreach Coordinator, Ratio Christi, 813-486-8594, sherylyoung@ratiochristi.org

Memorial Service to Be Held August 29th for Dr. John A. Howard, Center Namesake and Champion of Truth, Goodness, and Liberty
LINK Contact Larry Jacobs, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, 815-964-5819

Christian Refugees from Pakistan Cry for Help
LINK Christian Freedom International releases a new video documenting the plight of Christian refugees from Pakistan


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