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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Israel-Gaza war: Counting the destruction of religious sites

Father sues Assemblies of God for alleged abuse of teen
Christianity Today: Texas lawsuit claims that the minor was a victim of a serial predator as well as student leaders in the campus ministry Chi Alpha.
Franklin Graham’s border tour draws 20,000 signers demanding its cancelation
Religion News Service: Critics are calling the 10-city tour “hypocritical” and denouncing what they say are Graham's “anti-immigrant” views.
Israel-Gaza war: Counting the destruction of religious sites
BBC: Gaza is home to some of the oldest churches and mosques in the world, but many have not escaped the widespread destruction of Israel's military offensive.
Rabbis offer pastoral care for those traumatized by Oct. 7 Hamas attack
NPR: The Oct. 7 attacks on Israel displaced tens of thousands of Jews from their kibbutzim near Gaza. Since then, rabbis have been crisscrossing the country offering trauma-informed pastoral care to victims.
Pope Francis addresses pushback from African bishops on same-sex blessing
CNN: Pope Francis has addressed criticism over his consent to priests to bless same-sex couples, saying the pushback from African bishops was “a special case” influenced by culture.

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