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In the shadow of the Washington Monument, a Christian group attempts nonstop prayer

In seven months, the people in David’s Tent have met seekers of every age and faith, looking for a bit of peace or a shoulder to cry on or just a place to rest their feet before resuming their sightseeing. They’ve handed out free Bibles and tiny do-it-yourself communion kits and earplugs for anyone who can’t take the amplified hymns. They’ve heard “Amazing Grace” played on God knows how many instruments.

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Standing Rock begins re-entry program for ex-prisoners

A cultural and spiritual program meant to lower recidivism rates at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation by partnering successfully reintegrated ex-convicts with recently released offenders kicked off Friday on the community that straddles the North Dakota and South Dakota border.

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Who’s more religious – men or women?

According to new data released by Pew Research Center, women around the globe are more likely to be religious than men, especially among Christians. Worldwide, 83 percent of women identify with a faith group, compared with 80 percent of men – that’s 97 million more women than men who have religious affiliation.

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Chicago preacher back in the pulpit after double-lung transplant

Sunday marked the Rev. Joseph Kyles’ return to preaching following a successful double-lung transplant earlier this year. He had been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, which, according to the American Lung Association, causes lung tissue to become thick, stiff and scarred, causing severe shortness of breath.

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One foot forward for women in the Catholic church

This was the first Easter since Pope Francis decreed in January that priests can include women in the foot-washing ritual, one of the most moving rites of the holiest week on the church’s calendar. The change had already happened in some churches, but since Francis made it official, it is now spreading worldwide.

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No one injured in Rock Hill elementary school fire

A fire started in a construction zone at Richmond Drive Elementary School in Rock Hill on Friday, but no one was injured. The blaze started around 1:30 p.m.
No one injured in Rock Hill elementary school fire 01:59

No one injured in Rock Hill elementary school fire

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Meet the S.C. delegates to the GOP convention

RAW video: Elementary students evacuated from Richmond Drive fire 00:15

RAW video: Elementary students evacuated from Richmond Drive fire

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Richmond Drive dad saw the smoke from school fire