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Why some rabbis are insisting: Get the prenup before you marry

ST. LOUIS – For some Jewish women the problem isn’t getting married, it’s relinquishing the bonds when things go sour.

Keeping the Pentecostal experience fresh

LOS ANGELES – “Dios es bueno!” (God is good!)

Come to play, stay to pray at Kentucky church

FORKS OF ELKHORN, Ky. – Todd Lester, pastor of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church near Midway, Ky., knows people don’t always come to church through the front door.

Hero or traitor? Pope’s aide in Polish controversy

WARSAW, Poland – Poles are divided between praise and condemnation of John Paul II’s secretary for publishing the late pope’s personal notes – against his last will and testament.

Vatican Library, Japan to catalog lost archive

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican library and four Japanese historical institutes have agreed to inventory, catalog and digitize 10,000 documents from a lost Japanese archive detailing the persecution of Christians in Japan in the 17th through 19th centuries.

Artist’s images reflect God’s word

COPLEY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Mara Bochart felt a warming sensation in her soul that changed the way she views her relationship with God.

After a lifetime of giving, it’s tough to ask for help

Throughout their married life, Greg and Renee Wood have always been the ones who take care of other people.

Eighth Day Symposium Jan. 16-18 to discuss ‘Constantine, Christendom and Christian Renewal’

“Constantine, Christendom and Christian Renewal” is the theme of the fourth annual Eighth Day Symposium, Jan. 16 to Jan. 18 at St. George Orthodox Cathedral in Wichita.

Army chaplain, Wichita native beats cancer, runs in marathon

FORT JACKSON, S.C. — While deployed in Iraq in 2007, Army Chaplain Jeremiah Catlin, a Wichita native, discovered a lump growing on his chest. Evacuated to a military hospital, the 32-year-old was told he had Stage 4 melanoma cancer and that he should spend a last Christmas with his family since he had less than a year to live.

Clergywoman tells of her reluctant conversion of faith

“Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint” by Nadia Bolz-Weber (Jericho Books, 204 pages, $22)

A rabbi whose good friend became the pope

It was September, not an easy time for a religious Jew to be traveling. The Jewish month of Tishrei was ending with its marathon of holy days. Kosher wine would be needed. There were Sabbath blessings to recite. Fortunately, Rabbi Abraham Skorka had a friend with the run of a hotel who arranged for kosher meals and said “amen” to the rabbi’s prayers.

Religion calendar (Nov. 30)

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, The Eagle’s online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings for possible inclusion in this calendar.

Religion calendar (Nov. 16, 2013)

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, The Eagle’s online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings for possible inclusion in this calendar. Please select the category, “religion” and include the cost and a phone number people may call for more information.

Religion calendar (Nov. 9)

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, our online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings for possible inclusion in this calendar.

Baby boomers are flocking to church ministry

MINNEAPOLIS – MaryAnne Korsch is still in her first month of classes at United Theological Seminary, but she hardly could be described as a tenderfoot. The retired school principal intends to become a chaplain at a hospital or hospice.

Alabama synagogue revitalized by $1 million recruitment plan

DOTHAN, Ala. – Five years ago, a Jewish businessman who was worried that his synagogue was dying put up $1 million to fund a program to recruit fellow Jews to move to a corner of the Deep South best known for peanuts.

Religion calendar (Oct. 19)

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, our online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings for possible inclusion in this calendar. Select the category “religion.”

Vatican considers California mystic for sainthood

SAN JOSE, Calif. – An uncommonly devout homemaker who spent the end of her life quietly in the Santa Cruz Mountains community of Boulder Creek, Cora Evans was content not to be the center of attention.

Religion calendar (Oct. 12)

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, The Eagle’s online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings and click on “create our event” at the top of the page. Select “religion” under categories.

Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke starts his crusade to save America in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – Reinhard Bonnke might be the most famous evangelist you have never heard of.

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