Category: scriptures

Maine Man Convicted of Killing Sheriff’s Deput…


By The Associated Press

A man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger was convicted of murder Tuesday after a trial that focused on his state of mind.

Published: June 18, 2019 at 01:08PM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2ZAvRKV

Flap Over Lt. Gov. Aide’s Firing Roils Kentuck…


By The Associated Press

When the Kentucky governor’s chief of staff authorized the firing of a top aide to the lieutenant governor he “overstepped his boundaries,” Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said Tuesday, ratcheting up an unsettling election-year dispute for Republicans.

Published: June 18, 2019 at 11:53AM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2XVG1oR

Police: Kentucky Pastor Tried to Set Up Threes…


By The Associated Press

A Kentucky pastor is accused of trying to set up a threesome with two underage girls.

Published: June 3, 2019 at 06:23AM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2XlzGTD

Lawsuit: Texas Ranch Didn’t Protect 2 Boys Fro…


By The Associated Press

A young man and a teenage boy filed a lawsuit last week accusing the staff at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth of not protecting them from sexual abuse by older residents, an advocate for child abuse victims said Wednesday.

Published: May 29, 2019 at 06:20PM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2W4OzIA

Courts Beckon as Folau Ponders Appeal Against …


By Reuters

After a statement saying he was deeply saddened by his sacking from Australian rugby and was considering his options on an appeal, Israel Folau’s public pronouncements on the matter on Friday were limited to religious posts on social media.

Published: May 18, 2019 at 02:46AM

from NYT Sports https://nyti.ms/2Hpupoe

Texas Boys Ranch Moves Forward as More Men All…


By The Associated Press

When Allan Votaw stepped onto Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch in Texas in 1957, the 5-year-old hoped he and his two brothers — ages 3½ and 6 — had found a home. Instead, the now-66-year-old says, they found a “horror house” where sadistic staff members wh…

Published: May 11, 2019 at 09:31AM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2YoaBaq

Conservatives Want Catholic Bishops to Declare…


By Reuters

A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff.

Published: May 1, 2019 at 05:37AM

from NYT World https://nyti.ms/2DCXiej

Arizona Governor Won’t Remove Easter Facebook …


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is rejecting demands to take down a social media post sending Easter greetings and citing a Bible verse.

Published: April 25, 2019 at 07:04PM

from NYT U.S. https://nyti.ms/2IWBWvZ

Church Pastor Near Deadly Tornado: Lord Reachi…


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The pastor of a church that became a center for shelter, help and grieving when a tornado killed 23 people in eastern Alabama said in his first Sunday service after the storm that the Lord has reached out his hand to the community.

Published: March 10, 2019 at 12:49PM

from NYT U.S. https://ift.tt/2SWwZ7I

Witnesses Tell AP About Christianity in North …


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Christianity is virtually outlawed in North Korea, where dictator Kim Jong Un is the subject of a personality cult that treats him like a god. The possession of Bibles, open religious services and any attempt to build underground church networks c…

Published: February 1, 2019 at 04:04AM

from NYT World https://nyti.ms/2Ru7GJB