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Moving Churches To Discuss The Morality Of Climate Change

Rabbi Moti Rieber travels the politically red state of Kansas armed with the book of Genesis, a psalm and even the words of Jesus to lecture church audiences, or sermonize if they’ll let him, about the threat of global warming.
 
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Catholic schools fight to keep doors open as future dims
Catholic schools fight to keep doors open as future dims
Catholic schools fight to keep doors open as future dims

Catholic schools fight to keep doors open as future dims

Suzanne Alworth remembers the glory days of Catholic schools: classrooms taught by nuns packed with close to 40 children in blue-and-white plaid uniforms.
 
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Brazil Racism Out of View at World Cup
Brazil Racism Out of View at World Cup
Brazil Racism Out of View at World Cup

In Brazil, racism is hidden during the World Cup

Football's (soccer's) World Cup will end this Sunday in Brazil, a nation with the world's largest black population outside of Africa. Although many Brazilians think of their country as the model of race relations, racism is a ...

 
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In South Sudan State, Street Children a Growing Problem
In South Sudan State, Street Children a Growing Problem
In South Sudan State, Street Children a Growing Problem

In South Sudan, street children a growing problem

KUACJOK — Teenager Garang Riing Deng has been living in the streets in Warrap state capital Kuacjok for years now, eking out a meager living. “I used to polish shoes and then I began to collect empty plastic containers, a...
 
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In heart of Texas, support grows for same-sex marriage
In heart of Texas, support grows for same-sex marriage
In heart of Texas, support grows for same-sex marriage

Support grows for gay marriage in Texas

This place got its name because the main road was straight as a gun barrel. Today, it’s at the center of a fight over gay marriage.
 
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Jimmy Carter 3.0: Building a post-presidential legacy
Jimmy Carter 3.0: Building a post-presidential legacy
Jimmy Carter 3.0: Building a post-presidential legacy

Jimmy Carter 3.0: Building a post-presidential legacy

There was Jimmy Carter the president, Jimmy Carter the Habitat home builder and now what you might call Jimmy Carter 3.0: international advocate for women’s rights.

 
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Stripping away the stigma: Christian ministries help women escape sex industry
Stripping away the stigma: Christian ministries help women escape sex industry
Stripping away the stigma: Christian ministries help women escape sex industry

Christian ministries help women escape sex industry

The smoke, the loud music and the smell of perfumes trigger uncomfortable memories for Polly Wright. But Wright ignores those reminders of her past as she and a troupe of women make their way to the strip club’s dressing roo...
 
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Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson during the second half of the Warriors’ 113-103 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Five of the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs at Staples Center. Photo by Robert Hanashiro, courtesy of USA Today
Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson during the second half of the Warriors’ 113-103 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Five of the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs at Staples Center. Photo by Robert Hanashiro, courtesy of USA Today
Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson during the second half of the Warriors’ 113-103 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Five of the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs at Staples Center. Photo by Robert Hanashiro, courtesy of USA Today

Religion unifies and divides in the NBA

Long before head coach Doc Rivers found himself defending his Los Angeles Clippers players who were the unwelcome participants in team owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments all week, he was concerned about another sensitive s...
 
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Amid widespread discimination, he ministers to Nairobi’s gays and lesbians
Amid widespread discimination, he ministers to Nairobi’s gays and lesbians
Amid widespread discimination, he ministers to Nairobi’s gays and lesbians

Amid widespread discimination, pastor ministers to Nairobi’s gays and lesbians

Down a muddy path, sandwiched between residential homes in this city’s northwest slum, is a simple timber and sheet metal structure that welcomes not only the lowly but the outcast: Nairobi’s gays and lesbians.

 
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Faith Launcher
Faith Launcher
Faith Launcher

Christian crowdfunding portal empowers people of faith to fulfill mission

If you keep up with us here at The Underground, you know we support FaithLauncher. It says so right at the bottom of the site. Basically, FaithLauncher takes all that is good about crowdfunding and applies it to the Christian m...