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Nepal Marks One Month Since Earthquake With Prayers For Peaceful Recovery

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Nepal on Monday marked one month since the nation's worst disaster in modern history with solemn tributes to thousands of earthquake victims and prayers for the country's recovery. Hundreds of Nepalis attended a candlelit vigil in the capital Kathmandu for nearly 8,700 people killed in the April 25 earthquake, the BBC reported. Show More Summary

U.S. Air Force Leader Preached Christianity at Prayer Event, So Why Hasn’t He Been Punished Yet?

On May 7, Air Force Major General Craig Olson spoke at a National Day of Prayer Task Force event in Washington, D.C. This would be fine as a private citizen, but he did it in uniform, violating his own branch's regulations.

Atheists Who Want Air Force General to Be Court-Martialed Want to 'Give God a Dishonorable Discharge,' Religious Liberty Group Says

Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig Olson made "entirely appropriate" remarks when he thanked God during a National Day of Prayer event earlier this month, a religious liberty group has said. The Foundation for Moral Law argued that the Military...Show More Summary

FRC Prays Against Dan Savage

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Today's prayer from the Family Research Council: ABC-Disney’s New Low – Our friends at the Media Research Center (MRC) are promoting a petition urging Disney-owned ABC to cancel its new series highlighting one of the nation’s nastiest, openly anti-Christian homosexual activists, Dan Savage. Show More Summary

FRC prays against Dan Savage 'spewing upon our nation'; I'll let Dan make that joke himself

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

From the Family Research Council's latest round of prayer targets Whoever wrote "spewing upon our nation" was clearly trolling his or her employer at FRC.

-Demands For General to be Court-Martialed Because of ‘National Day of Prayer’ Speech?

( Major Gen. Craig Olson: US Air Force photo) An activist military group is demanding that a general, who spoke about God at a National Day of Prayer event on May 7, be court-martialed claiming that his testimony was against the law and unconstitutional. Here’s the story from the Air Force Times: …Maj. Gen. Craig […]

So, Who Should We Listen To -- Shirley Dobson or Norman Schwarzkopf?

Well, another one of Shirley Dobson's big National Day of Prayer shindigs has come and gone, with all the same regulation-violating military participation as last year and the year before that and the year before that. As usual, they...Show More Summary

President Obama Issues Proclamation for National Day of Prayer

President Obama issued the following proclamation for National Day of Prayer: NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION When women and men of all backgrounds and beliefs are free to practice their faiths without fear or coercion, it bolsters our religious communities and helps to lift Keep Reading ?

Christian Mother Meriam Ibrahim Reveals She Was Heavily Pressured to Deny Christ for Three Days Straight in Prison, but Refused Each Time

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian mother who was formerly imprisoned for her faith in the Republic of Sudan, revealed Thursday on the National Day of Prayer that she was heavily pressured by guards for three days straight to deny Christ, but refused each time.

Ben Carson, Rep. Louie Gohmert, Faith Leaders Call America to Repentance at National Day of Prayer

Thursday marked the National Day of Prayer, recognized in federal law as a day "on which the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups, and as individuals."

Ambivalence Prevails at PEN Festival Prayer Session

An evening of “Prayer and Meditation” came off as a diffident preamble to the National Day of Prayer on Thursday.

Another National Day of Prayer?

The first Thursday in May, by congressional mandate, is set aside as the official “National Day of Prayer." Why?

My Day of Reason

Today is the National Day of Prayer in the U.S. And by prayer, everyone knows we mean Christian prayer. No, we aren't quite a Christian theocracy, but we're closer than some of us would like. And while some of us would prefer a National Day of Reason, we don't have an official one just yet. Show More Summary

Ben Carson: I Aced My College Chemistry Final Because God Gave Me All the Answers in a Dream

Earlier today, at the official National Day of Prayer breakfast in Washington, D.C., GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson -- a neurosurgeon by trade -- explained how he passed his chemistry final during his first semester at Yale University:

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: We Know that God's Law Can't Be Undone By Man's Law

While giving a keynote address at the 11th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning, Texas Governor Greg Abbott asserted that "now, more than ever," is the time for Americans to start praying for the protection of religious liberties in the United States.

Let's Take Action Instead of Praying About It

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance taking place on the first Thursday of May. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. According toShow More Summary

Obama Draws Attention to Religious Liberty for National Day of Prayer, Says World Is Strengthened When 'People Can Practice Their Faith Without Coercion'

President Barack Obama is focusing his attention on religious liberty in this year's National Day of Prayer proclamation, stating that when "women and men of all backgrounds and beliefs" can "practice their faiths without fear or coercion, it bolsters our religious communities and helps to lift up diverse and vibrant societies throughout our world."

Christian Mother Admits the National Day of Prayer is Just Another Way to Promote Her Faith Over All Others

Amy Julia Becker, an evangelical Christian herself, knows full well that the people promoting the National Day of Prayer don't give a rat's ass about Jews, Muslims, Hindus, or any other faith other than their own:

Religious Liberty Should Be the Foundation of Our National Day of Prayer

As we mark the National Day of Prayer today, we exercise the universal right that was secured for us in our founding: the right to religious liberty. As men and women of faith, we have a duty to protect this right for our children and ourselves.

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