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The optics of the culture war

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by Nick Eicher
Posted 9/11/15, 02:40 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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Fast-tracking annulments

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by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 9/09/15, 12:09 pm

Having absolved women for terminating unwanted pregnancies, Pope Francis yesterday announced the widening of absolution for couples terminating unwanted marriages. The instrument of this convenience, called an “annulment,” is the most bizarre invention since the Middle Ages practice of selling of indulgences. Annulment means, in a word, that the marriage never happened.

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Lawyer mum on Kim Davis' future

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by Leigh Jones
Posted 9/08/15, 04:00 pm

UPDATE: After her release from jail this afternoon, Rowan County clerk Kim Davis stood before a crowd of supporters and wept.

“Thank you all so much, I love you all so very much,” she told thousands of people who converged today on the correctional facility in Grayson, Ky.

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