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• Faith and Life Online Announces New Look and Feel for Fall 2017
Contact: Jeremy Foster, My Catholic Faith Delivered, 866-981-8964 OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Since 2008, Ignatius Press and (MCFD) have partnered to offer the Faith and Life Online Series. Flipping the classroom with the Faith and Life Online Series allows learners to receive learning anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Completing lessons online allows for more interaction among catechists and peers in the classroom and generates Source: My Catholic Faith Delivered

• Relief Supply Deliveries Bring 'Light' to Asian Communities Hit Hard by Killer Storms
GFA-supported workers in Sri Lanka provide food and dried goods, and ensure fresh water supplies, in wake of devastating stormContact: 972-300-3379, WILLS POINT, Texas, June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- As thousands of people continue to recover from the impact of torrential rain and flooding, Gospel for Asia (GFA)-supported workers have been bringing critical relief aid to some of those left homeless in the wake of the devastating storm.Photo: Gospel fo Source: InChrist Communications

• New Book on Gosnell Trial Reveals that Mental Illness Plagues the Abortion Cartel
Contact: Troy Newman, President, 316-683-6790 ext. 111; Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Vice President, 316-516-3034; both with Operation Rescue WASHINGTON,  June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A new book, The Trial of Kermit Gosnell, uses real-life examples to show that aspects of Gosnell's "criminal enterprise" can be found in abortion facilities around the nation.One such aspect revealed in the book is mental illness, which plagued some of Gosnell's employees and is more Source: Operation Rescue

• Judicial Watch Sues EPA for Records on Agency's Use of Social Media Platform for Alleged Propaganda
GAO Found EPA's Use of Thunderclap to Promote Clean Water Rule Violates Prohibition on Propaganda by a Federal Agency Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for all records related to the EPA's use of the Thunderclap social media platform. Judicial Watch filed the lawsuit on June 21 in the U.S. Source: Judicial Watch

• America's Christian Origins Spotlighted in New Free Video; Produced by Award-winning Christian Company
Contact: Kim Kent, Heirloom Audio, 815-259-0137, THOMSON, Ill., June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The executive producer of an award-winning Christian audio adventure series has produced a special Fourth of July video recounting America's Christian heritage and warning that the nation's future depends on returning to "the source of law in God's revealed Word." Bill Heid, an entrepreneur and the executive producer of Heirloom Audio Productions, said he made t Source: Heirloom Audio Productions

• End Times Prophecy Degree Program Offered Exclusively Through Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary
Contact: Dr. Jack Nelson, Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary, 607-754-0133 ENDICOTT, N.Y., June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- This world's first End Times Seminary Degree program by Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary, has begun a new era in theological training. Birthed in the category of theology, eschatology has grown to such a point that it really does require a larger space of academic freedom. LWTS is currently the only theological school  in the world to offer a degree prog Source: Luder Wycliffe Theological Seminary

• Federation of Indian American Christians (FIACONA) is Very Disappointed in President Trump's Reluctance to Openly Defend the Church in India
Contact: John Prabhudoss, Federation of Indian American Christians (FIACONA), 301-346-5736, 202-738-4704, WASHINGTON, June 28, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- FIACONA is happy to note that President Trump raised concerns about anti-Christian policies and the Hindu radical vigilantism carried out by Prime Minister Modi's supporters against innocent people across India, in a private meeting with him Monday at the White House. However, FIACONA is deeply disappointed that the Pr Source: Federation of Indian American Christian Organizations

• Sharefaith Announces 2017 Top Universities and Schools for Worship Ministry
Contact: Sharefaith Inc., 888-317-4018 MEDFORD, Ore., June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sharefaith announces its Top 20 Best Universities & Schools for Worship Ministry for 2017. Sharefaith, award-winning creator of easy, affordable, all-in-one church tools to engage and grow members with resources such as church websites, website migration, church mobile apps, 80,000 church graphics & worship media, worship presentation software, Sunday School & VBS Bible lessons, and online giving Source: Sharefaith Inc

• Judicial Watch Files Second Lawsuit Against Veterans Affairs for Information on Non-Veteran Use of Massive West Los Angeles VA Facility
Athletic fields for a private prep school and a dog park, but not veterans Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a second Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) for information regarding non-veteran use of prime real estate in West Los Angeles set aside nearly 130 years ago to serve as a home for disabled vetera Source: Judicial Watch

• Alpha Omega Academy Student Wins Developer Scholarship from Apple, Inc.
Contact: Teri Elgersma, Alpha Omega Academy, 800-682-7391 ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa, June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kasey Schlaudt, a senior at Alpha Omega Academy (AOA) from Colorado Springs, recently won a prestigious scholarship from Apple, Inc. to attend the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWCD), which was held June 5-9 in San Jose, California. To qualify for the scholarship, Schlaudt created a visually interactive scene in Swift Playgrounds that could be experienced within three Source: Alpha Omega Academy

• A Dead Body Resurrected by the Word of the Lord's (Malachi 4:5) Servant
Contact: Archbishop Lupo, Repentance and Holiness, USA, 202-290-4379 WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- On June 21, 2017, Pastor Rosa of West Pokot, Kenya, was extremely ill. Her husband, Pastor Samson, sent a message to the local church about the situation. At midnight, it was getting worse so he sent a prayer request via SMS to the Mightiest Prophet of the LORD, Dr. David Owuor. Not soon after, he received news from home that his wife passed on. The daughter said that Pas Source: Repentance and Holiness USA

• Catholics Cannot Support the Death Penalty, Right?
Provocative new book provides a surprising Catholic defense of capital punishment Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Catholic Church has in recent decades been associated with political efforts to eliminate the death penalty. In fact, the three most recent popes, John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis, have called for the abolition of the death penalty. In 2016, Francis said, "Nowadays the death Source: Carmel

• Judicial Watch Sues EPA Over Obama Clean Power Claims
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172  WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for records concerning the agency's claim that the Clean Power Plan would prevent thousands of premature deaths by 2030 (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (No. 1:17-cv-01217)). The June 21, 2017, suit was filed in the U.S. Di Source: Judicial Watch

• Foundation Backs Trump's Travel Ban
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245   MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, a Montgomery-based legal foundation dedicated to the defense of the United States Constitution and of Christian values, announced its intention to file an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of President Donald Trump's travel ban.In March 2017, President Trump announced a 90-day ban on the entry of foreign nati Source: Foundation for Moral Law

• Gun Dean: Honor Self-Defense Rights During Fortnight for Freedom
Contact: John Snyder, Telum Associates, 202-239-8005, WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Let Americans honor the individual Second Amendment civil right to keep and bear arms during this Fortnight for Freedom," John M. Snyder said here today. The Washington Post and New York Times have named Snyder the dean of gun lobbyists. The Fortnight for Freedom of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) underscores religious freedom in the USA. Source: Telum Associates, LL.C.

• Foundation Claims Victory in Church Playground Case
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245   MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, a Montgomery-based legal foundation dedicated to religious liberty, hailed the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church as a victory for religious liberty.   In this case, the State of Missouri had made scrap tire materials available to schools to spread over playgrounds to make them safer for children. Trinity had Source: Foundation for Moral Law

• Foundation for Moral Law Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Hear Case About Right of Christian Baker Not to Violate His Conscience
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245   MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to the defense of religious liberty, applauded the Supreme Court's decision to grant certiorari to Masterpiece Cakeshop in its case against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission.    Foundation President Kayla Moore stated, "We are excited that the Court has agreed to hear this case, because t Source: Foundation for Moral Law

• Big Win for Religious Liberty
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191,   NEW YORK, June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer:   At issue is whether the state has a right to deny public funds to a religious entity when the disbursement is for a secular purpose. In other words, is it constitutional to treat a church in a manner that is differ Source: Catholic League

• Judicial Watch Statement on U.S. Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172 WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton (photo) issued the following statement in response to today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning President Trump's Executive Order that, among other anti-terrorist measures, temporarily restricts most travel from certain Middle East nations: Today, in a historic decision, every Supreme Court justice agreed for now to reinstate practically Source: Judicial Watch

• Family Research Council Applauds Trinity Lutheran SCOTUS Playground Decision
Contact: J.P. Duffy, Family Research Council, 866-372-6397   WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced the Court's decision in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer. This marked the first major religious liberty case since Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Court earlier this year. Family Research Council, as a part of a coalition, submitted an amicus brief in the case.   FRC's Director of the Ce Source: Family Research Council

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