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June 18th, 2010
05:50 PM ET

New Anglican group comes to America

A group of Anglican leaders who left the Episcopal Church have formed a new diocese in the South for “orthodox” Christians.

The Anglican Diocese of the South was formally recognized by the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) at the council’s meeting in Amesbury, Massachusetts this month.
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Filed under: Anglican • Christianity • Episcopal • Faith Now • Homosexuality • Protestant

June 18th, 2010
05:28 PM ET

God told me to do it

I recently wrote an article (“When did God become a sports fan?”) that asked if athletes were trivializing faith by thanking God for their on-field success.

Then I watched the deciding game of the NBA Finals last night and I thought, hmm, maybe there is such a thing as divine intervention.

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- CNN Writer

Filed under: Belief • Christianity • Faith • Faith Now • Sports

June 18th, 2010
12:53 PM ET

The Mormon church and Prop 8

Editor's Note: A new documentary on Proposition 8 looks at Mormon involvement with the passage of the controversial California law. CNN Entertainment Correspondent Kareen Wynter and Producer JD Cargill bring us their report from Hollywood.
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- CNN Belief Blog

Filed under: Culture & Science • Culture wars • Faith Now • Gay marriage • Mormonism

June 18th, 2010
06:00 AM ET

My Take: How should Christians respond to the oil spill?

Editor's Note: Jonathan Merritt is the author of Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for Our Planet. He blogs at www.jonathanmerritt.com.

By Jonathan Merritt, Special to CNN

What was your first response when you got news that a catastrophic explosion had caused a leak at a BP oil rig? Did you grab your wallet and bemoan the impending gas price spike? Or did you shrug your shoulders because you didn’t think it would affect you? The worst environmental crisis in our nation’s history has elicited a gamut of responses from Americans—especially Christian Americans.

Unfortunately, most of their responses have been wrong.

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- CNN Belief Blog

Filed under: Christianity • Environment • Evangelical • Faith Now

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The CNN Belief Blog covers the faith angles of the day's biggest stories, from breaking news to politics to entertainment, fostering a global conversation about the role of religion and belief in readers' lives. It's edited by CNN's Daniel Burke and Eric Marrapodi with daily contributions from CNN's worldwide newsgathering team.

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