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Pennsylvania State Sen. Anthony Williams speaking with faith-based leaders
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Justin Udo
June 01, 2020 - 3:25 pm
At least a dozen faith-based leaders and elected officials in Philadelphia are banding together to help Philadelphia clean up after a weekend of protests and riots. Read more here.
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religious leaders pray with President Donald Trump after he signed a proclamation for a national day of prayer to occur on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 9:10 am
White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on how the government should act on two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll of Americans from various faith backgrounds. Read more here.
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The holidays.
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Pat Loeb
December 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
You hear it a lot this time of year: The holidays are really difficult for some people. But Philadelphia's new director of faith-based affairs is doing something about it. Read more here.
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Kim Phúc at the National Constitution Center.
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John McDevitt
December 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
It's a photograph many say lead to the end of the Vietnam war: The Pulitzer Prize-winning picture shows a naked girl running towards the camera after a napalm bomb is dropped or her village in 1972. That girl is now a 56-year-old woman who tours the world, speaking about the impact of war. Read...
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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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Man with his hands clasped.
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David Madden
October 20, 2019 - 4:30 am
More than 100 members of the clergy and faith leaders across New Jersey have penned an open letter to state leaders, calling for quick action of a measure to expand access to driver's licenses to those having a hard time getting them, including undocumented immigrants.
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An artist's rendering of the new Faith and Liberty Discovery Center set to open at Fifth and Market streets on Independence Mall in November 2020.
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Mark Abrams
December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American Bible Society has begun construction on a $60 million museum that, when completed in the fall of 2020, will offer visitors a state-of-the art interactive experience exploring the role of faith in the foundation of America. Pat Murdock is the managing...
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Catholic church
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Paul Kurtz
October 19, 2018 - 9:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Word of the federal investigation into the Catholic Church has ignited debate among the faithful and insiders. Father Lingutla Balaswamy is a Catholic priest from Madras, India, visiting Philadelphia just as word got out about the federal government's investigation...
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Robert Mizic, 47, watches a press conference on the grand jury report investigating sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Turtle Creek, Pa.
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August 16, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A landmark grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania detailed how priests often used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and the threat of eternity in hell to groom, molest and rape children...
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Gloucester Township Police Department community chaplains
Justin Udo-KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 31, 2018 - 8:33 am
GLOUCESTER TWP., N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Gloucester Township Police Department has introduced a new way to connect with the neighborhoods they serve. On Wednesday night Gloucester police kicked off their community chaplain program by introducing six community chaplains at the department, a...
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