Faith & Religion

Anne Graham Lotz on prayer and healing

Q&A | Billy Graham’s daughter talks about her new book and growing up as a famous preacher’s kid
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 5/20/16, 12:15 pm

Anne Graham Lotz comes from one of the most famous families in the evangelical movement. She’s the daughter of Billy Graham, who once called her the best preacher in the family. She sits on the board of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, where her brother Franklin is president, but she also has a thriving ministry of her own. AnGel Ministries, based in Raleigh, N.C., is the ministry base from which she’s written more than 15 books and traveled the world.

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Methodists postpone decisions on sexuality, marriage

by Melinda Taylor
Posted 5/19/16, 03:00 pm

PORTLAND, Ore.—Earlier this week, demonstrators wearing rainbow-patterned stoles marched into the room where thousands of United Methodists had gathered for their much-anticipated denominational meeting in Portland, Ore. They chanted slogans calling for unity. During another meeting, gay-rights supporters, some lying on the floor with their hands and feet bound, called on bishops to change the denomination’s policies on homosexuality.

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Catholic leaders defend Little Sisters, religious freedom

Religion | National Catholic Prayer Breakfast speakers make the case for religious liberty
by Evan Wilt
Posted 5/17/16, 03:50 pm

WASHINGTON—One day after the Supreme Court kicked the Little Sisters of the Poor case back to lower courts to get rehashed, the sisters said they had no plan B in the fight for their religious freedom.

“We have no contingency plan,” said Sister Constance Veit, director of communications for the Little Sisters of the Poor at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., “because we believe that God will never abandon us.”

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