Children can cry aloud in church, just not in the pews

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Christians are free to cry aloud to the Lord. But when 7-month-old Tori Nowlin entered Community Presbyterian Church one Sunday morning, she was hustled by her mom straight to a soundproof room with a window on the sanctuary. Wailing infants and talkative toddlers are regulars in the church’s “crying room,” a child-friendly […]