Faith & Religion
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Retired Catholic bishop faces more accusations of abuse

by Les Sillars
Posted 7/20/18, 11:16 am

A month after Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, D.C., was removed from public ministry for “credible” accusations of sexually molesting a teenage boy 40 years ago, more accusations have surfaced. One man identified as “James” told The New York Times that McCarrick had abused him for nearly 20 years beginning at age 11. The paper also 

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Neighbor and friend

Faith & Inspiration | Fifty years after Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood began, the people Fred Rogers knew away from cameras reveal the character of the man
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/24/18, 03:55 pm

“Dear Kamel, We like you just the way you are. Happy Birthday … Love Joanne and Fred.” So reads a handwritten card to Kamel Boutros from Fred and Joanne Rogers, written the year before Fred Rogers died suddenly from stomach cancer at age 74.

Boutros has boxes of letters from Rogers and cassettes of voicemails of Rogers calling to check in on him. He is one of many people Rogers, the iconic host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, befriended, mentored, and prayed for away from the cameras.

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Southwest pilot hailed as hero: ‘God is good’

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/19/18, 12:46 pm

After successfully landing her damaged plane and helping to calm frightened passengers, Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults texted a longtime friend: “God is good.” Passengers hailed the 56-year-old for her “nerves of steel,” but friends who go to church with Shults said they weren’t surprised.

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