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Independent group to investigate Hybels, Willow Creek

by Mickey McLean
Posted 9/19/18, 05:17 pm

The Willow Creek Association announced Tuesday the formation of an independent committee to investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Willow Creek Community Church’s founding pastor, Bill Hybels.

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Peace on the Korean Peninsula?

International | North Korean leader agrees to verify denuclearization efforts in front of foreign experts
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/19/18, 12:04 pm

NORTH KOREA: North and South Korea heads of state said they would turn the Korean Peninsula into a “land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats.” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to permanently abolish key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts—a crucial verification requirement.

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Brooklyn Diocese to pay record abuse settlement

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/19/18, 11:37 am

As fallout continues to spread from the sex abuse scandal within the Roman Catholic Church, the diocese in Brooklyn, N.Y., has agreed to one of the church’s largest-ever settlements to four victims. The diocese will pay out more than $27 million to four men sexually abused as children by a religion teacher in Brooklyn, The New York Times reported.

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