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Vatican diplomat says child porn just a 'bump on the road'
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have asked the Vatican tribunal to convict and sentence to more than five years a former Holy See diplomat who admitted to downloading child pornography during what he called a period of "fragility" over a job transfer. Monsignor Carlo Capella made a final bid for leniency Saturday... Read More
National Baptist Convention USA's gathering highlighted education, unity
Thousands of people visited Oklahoma City for the recent National Baptist Convention USA's 113th annual Congress of Christian Education. Read More
United Methodist youths serve others through community projects
United Methodists youths from Oklahoma and other states spread out into the metro area to perform community service projects as part of a service-oriented United Methodist program called Youth Force. The youths and their leaders formed groups called God Squads. Read More
What one Georgia man did that made the world take notice
Video of a Smyrna, Georgia, man helping a wheelchair-bound stranger has gone viral as people praise him for his kind actions. Read More
Kids go on adventure at Bible school
Capitol Hill Assembly of God, 2400 SW 74 recently held its "Rolling River Rampage" vacation Bible school. Also, find out about other Vacation Bible school activities that are planned across the Oklahoma City metro area. Read More
Life.Church hosts North Highland picnic in the park
Life.Church Britton & Broadway recently hosted a community picnic for residents of the North Highland neighborhood in northwest Oklahoma City. Read More
Bible lesson for June 23
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Racist tropes in Ramadan TV satires anger black Arabs
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In an attempt to capitalize on what's become a ratings bonanza for Arabic satellite channels during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, two comedies struck the wrong chord with audiences when their lead actors appeared in blackface, a form of makeup that darkens the skin to... Read More
Lawsuit seeks lawyer access to immigrants in prison
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A rights group filed an emergency lawsuit in federal court Friday against top officials of U.S. immigration and homeland security departments, alleging they have unconstitutionally denied lawyers' access to immigrants in a prison in Oregon. Immigration and Customs Enforcement transferred 123... Read More
Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Egypt's first World Cup in 28 years has captivated the soccer-crazy nation, with intense focus on the squad and the broader game. The Egyptians played the first match of the tournament June 15 and held two-time World Cup winner Uruguay scoreless for 89 minutes, until conceding a late... Read More
Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to Chicago schools
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools correspondence provided to The Associated Press shows that the nation's third largest school district gave a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he was forced to leave the priesthood for sexually abusing a boy of 6 when he was around... Read More
Former Vatican diplomat Capella admits accessing child porn
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A former Vatican diplomat on trial for possession of a large quantity of child pornography has admitted the charges during the first hearing of an expedited trial inside the Vatican. Monsignor Carlo Capella acknowledged in court Friday "compulsive acts of improper internet consultations," and... Read More
Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68. His death was announced Thursday by... Read More
Turkey heads to landmark presidential, parliamentary vote
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has never lost an election, is taking a gamble that will consolidate his hold on power in Turkey if he emerges victorious from Sunday's landmark presidential and parliamentary vote. But winning the election he called more than a year early might not be as... Read More
Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68. His death Thursday was announced by... Read More
Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations
Even as many religious organizations, from liberal to conservative, denounced the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, some major advocacy groups that depict themselves as "pro-family" declined to join in the criticism. Two of the most influential anti-abortion... Read More
AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Muslims in Indonesia and India joined those around the world marking the Eid al-Fitr holiday that caps the fasting month of Ramadan. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping met for their third summit in recent months. The pomp and... Read More
APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A senior Trump administration official says about 500 of the more than 2,000 children separated from their... Read More
Suu Kyi says outside hate narratives driving Myanmar tension
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A social media account run by the office of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi quotes her as saying that "hate narratives from outside the country" have fueled tensions between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist Rakhine communities in the country's west. The Facebook page of the State Counsellor... Read More