November 19, 2012
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

First Buddhist, Hindu Join the New Congress

But the legislature remains overwhelmingly Christian.

Jews Push Back on Scouts Anti-Gay Policy

Many Jewish clubs will pull out of the annual Ten Commandments hike.

Vatican Convicts Second Man in "Vatileaks" Scandal

Claudio Sciarpelletti was given a suspended prison sentence.

Poll: 60 Percent of Voters Back Traditional Marriage

Researchers surveyed 800 voters.


Breaking Church News

An Earthquake Kills Four Church Members in Guatemala

The worst temblor in 36 years. 

This Week's Special Features

Living Mission

Cover: Florida Hospital's Spiritual Ambassadors are changing their world, says Wilona Karimabadi.

Premarital Sex or Purity?

40 Below: Alexis A. Goring asks, "What happens when self-satisfaction becomes one of our highest priorities?"

Fighting the Good Fight

Back to Basics: Hyveth Williams suggests that in today's spiritual warfare, Christians may be fighting the wrong adversary.

Wild Goose Chase

Editorial: How do you keep the right balance between the past and the present? Gerald A. Klingbeil shares his perspective.

God's Economy

Searching the Obvious: "Like Jacob, we refuse to let go without receiving a blessing; and these are always abundant," says Dixil Rodríguez.

The Circle of Caring

Editorial: Bill Knott shares his deep appreciation for pastors who truly know how to represent Jesus.

Then Sings My Soul

November 8 Cover Feature: Ellen White on how nature reveals the Creator.


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