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Obamas Miss Out On Religious Services in Hawaii

December 26, 2008

obama-family.3.jpgBarack Obama has long stressed the importance of religion in his life. But as his fellow Christians around the world attended Christmas services on Wednesday and Thursday, the president-elect and his family remained sequestered at their vacation compound on the windward coast of Oahu.

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Going to Church on Christmas: A Vanishing Tradition

December 25, 2008

christmas-church.jpgMillions of Americans go to church on Christmas Eve. They crowd shoulder-to-shoulder in pews to sing “Silent Night” and light candles and listen to soloists belt out “O Holy Night.”

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Pastor Rick Warren’s Christmas Eve Sermon Centers on Faith and Turmoil

December 25, 2008

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On Wednesday, as Warren ushered in Christmas Eve at his sprawling Saddleback Church in Orange County, he joked briefly about the inauguration fallout in a sermon devoted mostly to another pressing issue: the importance of faith when plans are upended. 

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Ahmadinejad says ‘Christ Would have Been on Our Side’

December 25, 2008

mahmoud-ahmadinejad.12.jpgMahmoud Ahmadinejad’s unexpected Christmas message is full of seasonal goodwill, but the Iranian President clearly believes that if Jesus Christ were alive today he would be on the side of Iran not the West.

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Britain, US Step Up Efforts on Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to Step Down

December 23, 2008

robert-mugabe-561.jpgBritain and the United States increased pressure on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down, accusing him of presiding over the country’s economic collapse blamed for a cholera outbreak that has killed more than 1,000.

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Tony Blair Reflects on his Newest Title: Teacher

December 16, 2008

To the chapters of a life of a one-time prime minister and now freelance diplomat, add one more: Mr. Blair Goes to Yale.

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What’s Going On? Will Supreme Court Take Case on Obama’s Citizenship?

December 5, 2008

barack-obama-105.jpgThe U.S. Supreme Court will consider Friday whether to take up a lawsuit challenging President-elect Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship, a continuation of a New Jersey case embraced by some opponents of Obama’s election.

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