Pastor perseveres despite autism diagnosis

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (RNS) In 2009, when he was an associate pastor at Abundant Life Christian Center, Henry Clarke finally faced the puzzle that was his life. He took a test he found online. While the results were a revelation, it was still a devastating diagnosis. By Kathleen Polinquin.

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COMMENTARY: Finding faith in America’s most secular city

(RNS) In Seattle, which is is arguably the nation's most secular city, people found the core meaning of an incarnate faith: people loving each other.  As religion struggles with who is allowed in, these church avoiders have opened their lives to each other. By Tom Ehrich. 

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In Galileo’s hometown, Vatican promotes science

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Four centuries after the Roman Catholic Church branded Galileo a heretic for positing that the sun was the center of the universe, the Vatican is co-hosting a major science exhibition in Galileo's hometown. By Alessandro Speciale.

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