Tag: missionaries

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    Managing editor Kim Lawton returns to the church, clinic, and school her missionary grandparents helped to establish in Haiti more than 30 years ago. More

    April 23, 2010 | Comments

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    Faith-based groups are raising money, sending supplies, providing emergency medical help, and trying to locate staff, missionaries, and workers. In the US there are special prayer services and vigils for the victims. More

    January 15, 2010 | Comments

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    Hundreds of government officials and activists wrapped up a meeting in Bangkok this week by calling for more efforts to curb the exploitation of children.

    August 22, 2008 | Comments

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    In reaction to the kidnapping of South Korean church members, Christian groups there are scaling back operations in dangerous parts of the world. It's a significant decision considering South Korean churches send out about 17,000 members on missions each year. As a result, there has been a phenomenal growth and political activism of Christianity in South Korea.

    August 10, 2007 | Comments

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    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the Mormons — barred African-Americans from full membership until 1978. Since then, the church has increased its outreach to African-American communities, but has yet to repudiate its old teachings that blacks were cursed by God as descendents of Cain or Ham. More

    March 31, 2006 | Comments