Pope Francis displays grace

ICON — Pope Francis presided over first papal wedding since 2000. Google Images

Catholic leader shifts from church tradition, marrying cohabiting couples Grace, by human standards, is a tricky concept. “If you want to make people mad, preach law,” Dr. Doug Kelly, professor of theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, said. “If you want to make them really, really mad, preach grace.” Pope Francis …

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Christmas story of hope

HOPE — Claire Parker’s journey shows God’s faithfulness through the good times in life as well as the rough patches that come along. Photo provided

Family tradition inspires a book to benefit a little girl with leukemia What began as a story detailing a family’s hopes for the future has turned into a fundraising project to help Claire Parker, a little girl who is battling leukemia. Claire Parker is the niece of Jonathan Parker, a …

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Thanksgiving food and festivities

Countries from around the world celebrate the holiday with their own unique traditions and observances Few celebrations are as distinctly recognizable as the holiday of Thanksgiving. For most Americans, this is the one day a year to display cornucopia centerpieces, consume massive amounts of turkey and experience coma-like symptoms while …

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