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Researchers resurrect debate over 'Jesus wife' papyrus

by Julie Borg
Posted 9/18/15, 12:50 pm

Once again experts have resurrected the debate over the authenticity of an ancient scrap of papyrus with writing that suggests Jesus may have been married.

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Shepherd's Gate Church

Houses of God | Portland, Ore.
by The Editors
Posted 9/18/15, 01:00 am

A notorious strip club has been renovated and “converted,” you might say, into a place where the 2-year-old congregation of Shepherd’s Gate Church meets.

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Anglican Church in Kenya expels priests accused of practicing homosexuality

by Moses Wasamu
Posted 9/11/15, 09:45 am

NAIROBI, Kenya—In an unprecedented move, the Anglican Church in Kenya on Thursday expelled five priests for allegedly engaging in homosexual activity.

The priests, from the diocese of Mt. Kenya West in Central Kenya, were under investigation since mid-August. They were serving in Othaya, Karatina, Murang’a and Nyeri towns.

“That is the stand of the church … they have to be out of the ministry,” said the bishop under whom the priests served.

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