Prayer

The parents of the deceased 15 year old Bailey Holt, left, stand in tears as Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signs the prayer proclamation on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 in Benton, Ky. Marshall County High School reopened its doors Friday as the school day began with an assembly. Police say two students were killed, 14 were wounded by gunfire and seven others suffered other injuries when the boy opened fire at the school Tuesday before classes began. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
January 26, 2018 - 4:27 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — This was supposed to be Spirit Week at Marshall County High School. Instead, homecoming events were canceled, the governor was in town lamenting the nation's moral decay, and preparations were being made for the funerals of two 15-year-old children. Tuesday's attack by a fellow...
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Pope Francis arrives on the pope mobile to celebrate Mass at the Las Palmas Air Base in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 21, 2018 - 4:47 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities say more than 1 million people are gathered at an airbase for Pope Francis' final Mass in Peru as he concludes a restive trip to Latin America. Juan Rivera is a 31-year-old computer engineer in...
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In this Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Capt. John Pepper, Fresno Fire Department, and Rescue Squad Leader RTF-5 searches homes off East Valley Road in Montecito, Calif. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 6:53 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Parishioners prayed Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in a Southern California community ravaged by mudslides, and authorities announced another body had been found, increasing the death toll to 20. The body of 30-year-old Pinit...
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A Palestinian protester tries to throw a gas canister shot by Israeli soldiers during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Palestinians have been clashing with Israeli troops across the West Bank and along the Gaza border since Trump's announcement. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
December 22, 2017 - 9:18 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinians were killed in renewed clashes with Israeli forces, Gaza's Health Ministry said Friday, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged France and Europe to play a stronger role in peace efforts amid continued fallout over President Donald Trump's recognition of...
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A moment of the funeral service for late Cardinal Bernard Law, at St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Law, who died Wednesday at age 86, resigned in disgrace as archbishop of Boston in 2002 after revelations that he covered up for dozens of priests who raped and sexually molested children, moving them to different parishes without telling parents or police. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
December 21, 2017 - 12:53 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis prayed Thursday for a merciful final judgment for Cardinal Bernard Law, presiding over the funeral rites for a man who epitomized the Catholic Church's failure to protect children from pedophile priests and its arrogance in safeguarding its own reputation at all...
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Alexa MacPherson, a victim of clergy sex abuse, holds a photograph of herself as a child as she reacts, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Boston, to the death of Cardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced Boston archbishop who epitomized the Catholic Church's failure to protect children from sexually abusive priests. Law died Wednesday in Rome at age 86. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
December 20, 2017 - 2:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of Cardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced former archbishop of Boston who was a central figure in the clergy sex abuse scandal. (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A Catholic bishop from Vermont who worked closely with Bernard Law at the Archdiocese of Boston says the...
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December 19, 2017 - 8:35 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Promotion of religion is "engrained" in a Louisiana school district, a parent said in a federal lawsuit, and her family has been shunned and criticized for objecting to religious activities. Christy Cole's lawsuit seeks a court declaration that the Webster Parish School District'...
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December 17, 2017 - 4:47 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a story Dec. 15 about deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Jerusalem's Western Wall as Judaism's holiest site. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray, while the neighboring hilltop compound known to Jews...
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Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour speaks in a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 08, 2017 - 6:26 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local): 2:20 a.m. The White House is urging all parties to "act in a matter conducive to peace" amid violent protests over President Donald Trump's decision to...
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