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· Palestinians call for 'day of rage' in Jerusalem, clash with Israel over mosque security
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
Palestinian leaders in Jerusalem have called for a 'day of rage' this morning as peace talks have broken down, with Israeli forces refusing to remove security from an historic mosque that was closed after gun violence.

· Cardinal Mueller admits 'shame' for Church child abuse but denies responsibility for German choir school scandal
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
Former Vatican doctrinal chief Cardinal Muller has denied accusations that he must face 'full responsibility' for the abuse scandal in a German choir school revealed this week. It was revealed on Monday that more than 500 boys in a Church choir school were abused over a period of six decades.

· Is the sidelining of religion a root cause of our mental health crisis?
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
Duncan Williams argues that our society's mental health crisis could be reduced by reintroducing spirituality instead of focusing on material gain.

· Steve Chalke – I beg you to reconsider and side with what the Creator said about gay sex
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
David Bennett, former anti-Christian gay rights activist, explains why there can be no compromise on clear Biblical texts that address gay sex

· How Christian and other faith communities are rebuilding trust in times of crisis
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
A recent report from the Woolf Institute found that local communities – especially faith and other minority groups – are increasingly important at times of crisis. The report authors Jan-Jonathan Bock and Sami Everett explain the quiet citizen subtitle to the report and how this is linked to an increase in social and political engagement by local faith communities.

· Jerusalem Church leaders urge freedom of worship following historic mosque closure after gun violence
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
Church leaders in Jerusalem are urging freedom of worship in the city, calling for continued access to the historic al-Aqsa Mosque after it was closed following gun violence last week.

· South Sudan's child refugees in mental health crisis: 150,000 need therapy for post-conflict trauma
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
More than 150,000 child refugees in northern Uganda require mental health therapy after fleeing intense violence in South Sudan.

· O.J. Simpson says he wishes he had 'been a better Christian' as he's granted parole
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017
O.J.Simpson told a Nevada parole board: "I was always a good guy, but I could have been a better Christian.'

· Actor Dennis Quaid promises new faith-based movie about MercyMe singer Bart Millard will be 'uplifting'
Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017
Actor Dennis Quaid will be starring in the upcoming film "I Can Only Imagine," which is based on the popular Christian song of the same name. Quaid says the movie highlights the power of a changed heart.

· What does 'home' mean to you? Are you like the Son of Man, with nowhere to lay your head?
Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017
Jo Swinney, author of Home, came in to Christian Today to talk about the quest to belong.

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