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Orland Park salutes religious diversity in new campaign

Village of Orland Park Unveils “A Video Tour of Orland Park’s Faith Community.” More Than 20 Orland Park Area Houses of Worship Featured in Village Video The Village of Orland Park has added to its growing number of community oriented productions with its “Video Tour of Orland Park’s Faith Community.” “There are more than 20 houses […]

While most people wave flags and sign Onward Christian Soldiers to celebrate Armistice Day, I weep that war ever happened and question why we obscure grief. By Tim Brown For such a short verse, John 11:35 gets a lot of airtime.  And rightly so. I guess we all need permission to cry.  And if we […]

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Greeting Cupich with Da Bears, or Da Poor?

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Greeting Cupich with Da Bears, or Da Poor?

Greeting Cupich with Da Bears, or Da Poor? By Ray Hanania I watched Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel greet the new Cardinal of the Catholic Archdiocese Blasé Cupich with a collection of gifts that reflected the city’s mood these days. That mood? Well, it coincides with the sports season. Basbeall season is coming to an end […]

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Reluctant Xtian: Death on Vacation

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Most people are on vacation from the types of death that have gripped America in the past weeks, and now is the time to wake up and realize this is a reality that needs to be fixed. By Timothy Brown I’m on vacation. I woke up on vacation to the sound of the surf and […]

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The California Shoot has exposed misogyny in Hollywood, but the Church has been practicing misogyny for centuries. By Timothy Brown (This is an abridged post originally appearing on ReluctantXtian. For the full post, click here.) This shooting in California has my heart breaking. The fallout has sparked intense conversation and it’s heartbreaking to see the […]

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From the Reluctant Xtian: Five Phrases Christians Should Not Say

There are phrases Christians should not say, but it’s not what you think a pastor would complain about. By Timothy Brown (This is an abridged post originally appearing on ReluctantXtian. For the full post, click here.) Sometimes I curse. It surprises people to hear that pastors sometimes curse. But really that’s all I can do […]

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Religious leaders join St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Weeping Icon of the Virgin Mary Tuesday April 22

Religious leaders join St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Weeping Icon of the Virgin Mary Tuesday April 22 Religious leaders from the Orthodox Christian Churches will come together Tuesday night April 22 to commemorate the discovery of the Icon of the Virgin Mary that began tearing/weeping 20 years ago. Parishioners at St. […]

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