March 4, 2013
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Pope Expedites Start of Papal Election

The pontiff waived the normal 15-20 day waiting period.

U.N. Faults U.S. for Failure to Prosecute Abusive Clerics

Activists urge the justice department to target church leaders.

Gay Marriage Foes Make Their Case to Supreme Court

Opponents have filed about three dozen legal briefs in the high court.

Canada Names New Minister For Religious Freedom

Andrew Bennett will head the office.

This Week's Special Features

Alternative Adventist Education

Feature: Does the Adventist church offer faith-filled options for disadvantaged children? Sandra Blackmer, Becky St. Clair, and Blondel Senior share this report.

Questions

Editorial: Respecting God's questions makes the eternal difference, thinks Lael Caesar.

The Healing Power of "Something Better"

Web Exclusive: Retired GC vice president Calvin Rock delivered this sermon at the Loma Linda University Church on February 16. You can read the transcript or watch the video.

100 Years of Care and Healing

February 28 Cover Story: White Memorial Hospital celebrates century milestone.

A Partnership With Jesus

Back to Basics: Hyveth Williams says the time has come for Christians to change the world.

Feel the Power

Devotional: Homer Trecartin compares Peter at Pentecost and Saul at Ramah.

Carlton Byrd Takes New York by Storm

February 21 Cover Story: Celeste Ryan Blyden takes a look at the powerful ministry of Carlton Byrd.

A 'Retiring' Pope

Web Exclusive: Retired church leader Bert Beach shares his take on Pope Benedict's resignation.

 

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Reaching Your Heart Radio

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Let's Pray

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