Prayer

February 27, 2018 - 6:46 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A group that invokes the name Satan as a metaphor for opposing religious tyranny has sued the well-off Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale, accusing officials of discrimination after being denied an opportunity to give the opening prayer at a City Council meeting. Michelle Shortt...
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February 26, 2018 - 10:43 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas couple is celebrating after become parents to a rare set of identical triplets. Dr. Josh Petrikin says the boys are "doing wonderfully" while under observation in Truman Medical Center's neonatal intensive care in Kansas City, Missouri. Researchers say identical...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois congressman says a photo of him delivering a bag of prayer cards to President Donald Trump was taken nearly a year ago and had nothing to do with last week's deadly school shooting in Florida. Stories on sites including patheos.com incorrectly state that Republican U.S...
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Students gather during a vigil at Pine Trails Park for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 15, 2018 - 11:12 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 11 p.m. The 17 people killed in the Florida high school shooting have been remembered at a candlelight vigil attended by at least 1,000 people. There was a moment of silence and the victims'...
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This undated photo provided by Abbie Youkilis shows her niece, Jaime Guttenberg. Guttenberg was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and was killed when former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire at the school Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Abbie Youkilis via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 9:15 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In an open letter addressed "Dear America," the aunt of a 14-year-old killed in a Florida school shooting calls for action — not prayers — to put an end to gun violence. Abbie Youkilis describes niece Jaime Guttenberg as intelligent and feisty with the world's best smile...
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February 08, 2018 - 4:39 pm
RIVERVIEW, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan church under fire over a workshop likened to conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth is now being accused by a former church member of praying over her transgender son to release the "demon" from him. Kim Tooley and her son Seth attended Metro City Church in Riverview...
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President Donald Trump prays during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 08, 2018 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told a prayer breakfast Thursday that faith is "central to American life and liberty." In remarks to the annual gathering of lawmakers, religious leaders and dignitaries, Trump noted that America's founders invoked "our creator" in the Declaration of...
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January 31, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Jan. 28 The Index-Journal of Greenwood on a bill that would require putting posters with "In God We Trust" and the state motto in every public school: If the posters state Rep. Mike Burns proposes be put up in every public school can save school...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Departing Gov. Sam Brownback wants Kansas residents to observe his final full day in office with prayer and fasting, but some critics are opting for pizza and beer. The governor's office issued its last proclamation, designating Tuesday as a "Day of Prayer and Fasting." He's...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:21 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Departing Gov. Sam Brownback wants Kansas residents to observe his final full day in office with prayer and fasting, but some critics are opting for pizza and beer. The governor's office issued its last proclamation, designating Tuesday as a "Day of Prayer and Fasting." He's...
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