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Canadian Archbishop Urges Minnesotans: ‘Vote Yes’

A religious leader from Canada visited the Twin Cities Monday to speak out against gay marriage. The Archbishop of Ottawa spoke at the University of St. Thomas, where the Minnesota Catholic Conference is underway.

10/08/2012

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Minnesotans Of Faith Come Together To Combat Voter ID Amendment

Dozens of Minnesota clergy and religious leaders gathered Thursday to voice their opposition to Minnesota’s Voter ID amendment.

09/13/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Let’s Compare Tim Tebow & St. Olaf Senior QB Dan Dobson

Tim Tebow and St. Olaf senior standout Dan Dobson are more alike than you’d think. They’re both quarterbacks who put their faith first.

08/22/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Man Not Allowed To Distribute Bibles At Pride Fest

A Wisconsin man will not be allowed to hand out Bibles at the upcoming Twin Cities Pride festival. A judge denied his request for an injunction that would force the Minneapolis parks board to allow him unrestricted access to festival grounds.

06/12/2012

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Religious Leaders Divided On MN Gay Marriage Amendment

More than 100 religious leaders Thursday launched an effort to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

06/07/2012

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St. Paul Area Lutherans On Record Against Marriage Amendment

St Paul Area Lutherans are now on record against changing the state Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and woman.

05/19/2012

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Wis. Group Calls For Removal Of Cross From Monument

The city of Woonsocket has raised $15,000 for a fund established to defend against a potential lawsuit over a monument topped with a cross that has drawn a complaint from an atheist group.

05/11/2012

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Good Question: Why Do Catholics Give Up Things For Lent?

On Ash Wednesday, many Christians get more than ashes on their foreheads: they get a sense of responsibility to give something up. It’s a tradition especially strong in the Catholic Church. So, why do Catholics give things up for Lent, and why don’t they eat meat on Fridays?

02/21/2012

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Good Question: Why Are Catholics Against Birth Control?

The Obama Administration’s decision to force all employers to provide birth control coverage in their insurance plans, including religious-affiliated institutions like hospitals and universities, is creating incredible controversy.

02/10/2012

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Anoka-Hennepin Ponders New Neutrality Rules

The Anoka-Hennepin School Board is set to consider on Monday night a replacement for its policies on religion and sexual orientation in the district.

12/12/2011

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Tim Tebow Bringing Football, Faith To The Twin Cities

The Denver Broncos are coming to town and with them comes “Tebowmania.” Tim Tebow is the Broncos quarterback, and he’s known for celebrating his faith as much as Bronco victories.

12/01/2011

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Split In Cultural Conservatives Could Help Romney

They know they’re not crazy about Mitt Romney. But if the cultural conservatives gathered at a Values Voters Summit this weekend split among Rick Perry and other contenders they do like, it could wind up benefiting the front-running White House hopeful who troubles rather than excites them.

10/07/2011

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Community In Elk River Discusses Controversial Church

On Friday night, more than 100 people met at Elk River High School to talk about what they call spiritual abuse at controversial church.

09/09/2011

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Elk River Church’s Practices Stirs Controversy

On Friday night, dozens of families are expected to discuss how they believe a church in the north metro has too much control. On its website, The Crossing in Elk River states it is “A church for people who don’t do church.”

09/07/2011

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