Boy Scouts
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AP News
December 17, 2019 - 4:02 pm
For decades, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of Boy Scouts of America’s greatest allies and the largest sponsor of troops. But on Jan. 1, the Utah-based faith will deliver the latest blow to the struggling organization when it pulls out more than 400,000 young people and...
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Hands in prayer.
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Cherri Gregg
November 10, 2019 - 4:30 am
Hundreds of women of faith will gather next weekend for an inaugural conference designed to get women to engage in the public square.
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Christ Church artifacts
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John McDevitt
October 30, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Two rare remnants from the historic Christ Church in Old City have been restored and put back into place high atop its 200-foot-tall steeple. Read more here.
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Jerry Zweitzig
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
October 28, 2019 - 5:11 pm
A former Montgomery County pastor has pleaded guilty to creating and distributing child porn. Read more here.
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Greater Bible Way Temple
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
September 09, 2019 - 6:05 pm
L&I inspectors ordered a cease of operations for the historic West Philly church that was ravaged by a three-alarm fire more than two weeks ago — including its adjacent homeless shelter. Dozens of people were forced to leave and are now displaced. Read more here.
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Church fire chars roof
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 28, 2019 - 9:44 am
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As fire officials continue work to find out how the three-alarm fire at a West Philly church started Tuesday afternoon, the church's pastor promises to rebuild. At the Greater Bible Way Temple at 52nd and Warren streets early Wednesday morning, all that's left is...
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West Philly church on fire
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KYW Staff
August 27, 2019 - 4:05 pm
UPDATED: Aug. 28, 6:35 a.m. WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The roof of a West Philly church is charred as firefighters continue to blast hot spots in the building with water Wednesday morning, following a three-alarm fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon. The area surrounding the Greater Bible...
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Same-sex marriage supporters hug outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019, after Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.
Chiang Ying-ying/AP Photo
May 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organizations...
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Tax forms.
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May 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Court upheld the IRS' decision on what isn't a church. Like the IRS, you might wonder why there's an ATM at the entrance of the Panama City Florida Tabernacle, which had a website advertising a seven-night-a-week party...
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Sri Lankan air force officers and clergy stand outside St. Anthony's Shrine.
Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP
April 22, 2019 - 6:24 am
By Bharatha Mallawarachi and Krishan Francis COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president gave the military sweeping police powers starting Tuesday in the wake of the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people, while officials disclosed that intelligence agencies had warned weeks ago of the...
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