WASHINGTON — Nearly a year and a half after Pope Francis set off a firestorm by warning Catholics to stop “obsessing” about abortion, there are signs that they are following his advice — in a sense.
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MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of Filipinos lined Manila’s roads to bid farewell to Pope Francis at the end of a five-day trip in which he denounced corruption and pleaded for compassion and aid for the poor and needy.
WASHINGTON — Hours before he took the podium, whatever President Barack Obama said Tuesday night was getting eclipsed on the Hill by all the excited chatter about the next person likely to speak before a joint meeting of Congress.
ORLANDO, Fla. — On Saturday, 80-year-old Rita Lucey will be ordained as a priest — and excommunicated by the Catholic Church.
SHERMAN — Mt. Carmel Church of God in Christ will hold it’s Sunday school program at 4 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Pastor Dwight Thomas from God’s House, Faith and Worship Center in Denison. They request an A selection from all choirs.
DENISON — Superintendent Michael O. Clerkley, Sr. of Dallas will be the special guest speaker for the Annual Valentine Banquet at God’s House of Faith & Worship Center at 6 p.m. on Feb. 14th. Clerkley holds the position as District Superintendent in the Church of God in Christ organization and has served as pastor of The Lighthouse Church of God in Christ in Dallas for fourteen years. He also hosts a radio ministry, “Word from the Light,” daily on Radio Station KGGR, 1040 a.m.
Every once in a while we have newness come into our lives. Sometimes it’s a marriage, bringing in a new son or daughter, wife or husband. Sometimes it’s a baby, a new life, brought into our families. Sometimes it’s as simple as a new job or a new car. But what happens when the newness wears off?
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WHITESBORO — Johnny and Nelda Flannigan from Whitesboro will be in concert Wednesday evening at the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Sherman. The time of service will begin at 6:30. Pizza and soft drinks will be served afterwards.
DENISON — Alpha and Omega Church will celebrate Rev. James and first lady Janice Thorne’s 11th anniversary and appreciation. It will begin at 7 p.m. Friday with Rev. Jimmy Bogan bringing the message. At 3 p.m. Sunday, Rev. C.E. of Hopewell Baptist Church in Denison will be the speaker. The theme is “Love,” from I John 4: 11.