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June 27, 2017

LISTEN: Vatican report says over 3,000 people have been killed in Congo conflict (BCNN, 06/26/17) 1. According to Reuters, Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church said on Tuesday, in the most detailed report to date on... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: NNPA to honor Martin Luther King III with Lifetime Legacy Award (BCNN, 06/25/17) 1. According to the LA Sentinel / NNPA Newswire, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) will honor Martin Luther King, III with the 2017 Lifetime Legacy Award during the group’s annual conference this week (June 20-June24) at the Gaylord... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Court rules against woman who claims police ordered her to stop praying (BCNN, 06/24/17) 1. According to the Christian Post, the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a Kansas Catholic woman who claims that she was ordered by police to stop praying in her own home. On Tuesday, the... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Central African Republic, rebel groups sign deal to end violence (BCNN, 06/23/17) 1. According to Religion News Service, the government of the Central African Republic and 13 of the 14 armed groups in the country signed an accord aimed at ending an ethnic and religious conflict that has killed thousands of... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Professor defending Black Lives Matter on Fox fired from university (UCNN, 06/26/17) 1. PEOPLE - A college professor who recently appeared on Fox News to defend a Black Lives Matter event in which only black people were invited has been fired. It was announced Friday that Lisa Durden, a former adjunct... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Half of all Americans still say grace over meals (UCNN, 06/25/17) 1. WashPost - A new poll by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that saying grace is a widespread practice in the United States. About half of all Americans take a minute to say a prayer... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Supreme Court to rule in big cases next week (UCNN, 06/24/17) 1. AP - The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Judge blocks deportation of Iraqi Christians (UCNN, 06/23/17) 1. Guardian - A federal district judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians who attorneys said would face death or persecution if returned to their birth country. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 114... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Fred Price Jr. Steps Down as Pastor of Crenshaw Christian Center Over ‘Serious Personal Misjudgments’

BCNN1 Editors: It is admirable the way this young man is taking responsibility and doing the right thing in stepping down. It shows respect for God, respect for Jesus Christ, and respect for the church. It is also a testament... Continue Reading →

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