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CHURCH OF ENGLAND ISSUES NEW GUIDELINES ON WELCOMING TRANS PEOPLE INTO THE FAITH

The Church of England has issued new guidance saying that it “welcomes and encourages the unconditional affirmation of Trans people” and offers clergy ways to help them celebrate the sacrament of baptism in a meaningful, inclusive way. The pastoral guidance will be incorporated into a revised edition of Common Worship, the Church of England’s service …

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THREE OFFICERS SAVES BOY WHO JUMP FROM BURNING APARTMENT WINDOW

Three police officers played heroes in Texas on Monday when they came upon an apartment engulfed in flames and a family stuck on the second floor. Officers David Fields and Corey Jones from the Balch Springs Police Department were two of the first people on the scene and immediately realized a mother and her son …

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FAMILY REUNITED WITH MISSING DOGS AFTER PROPERTY WAS DESTROYED BY CALIFORNIA FIRES

A woman whose family home and property were destroyed by the deadly and devastating Camp Fire in Northern California has been reunited with both of her dogs, thanks in part, to the determination of an animal rescue volunteer. When the Camp Fire broke out in November, burning Andrea Gaylord’s home to the ground, her two …

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KHASHOGGI, OTHER PERSECUTED JOURNALISTS NAMED TIME ‘PERSON OF THE YEAR’

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country’s Istanbul embassy, was named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” Tuesday, an honor he shared with other persecuted journalists dubbed as “guardians” of the truth. Among those named with Khashoggi were Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo …

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DNA KIT REUNITES 88-YEAR-OLD MOTHER WITH THE DAUGHTER AFTER 70 YEARS AGO

A simple DNA kit has reunited a mother with her long-lost daughter, who she was told died after she gave birth to her in 1949, according to reports. Tampa resident Genevieve Purinton, 88, was alone when she gave birth at a hospital in Gary, Indiana, about 30 miles southeast from Chicago, The New York Times …

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DEATH OF GUATEMALAN TODDLER DETAINED BY ICE SPARKS $60 MILLION LEGAL CLAIM

A Guatemalan toddler who died weeks after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with her mother is at the center of a wrongful death claim that is seeking $60 million from the federal government. Mariee Juarez and mother Yazmin, who said they were fleeing an abusive situation at home, illegally crossed into the United States earlier this …

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A DAD FORCES HIS DAUGHTER TO WALK TO SCHOOL AFTER SHE WAS SUSPENDED FOR BULLYING

A dad in Ohio decided to take the long road in teaching his daughter a lesson about bullying. Matt Cox, a native of Swanton, Ohio, is dividing opinions across the country after he decided to punish his 10-year-old daughter for bullying by making her walk the 5 miles to school in near-freezing temperatures. “This is …

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WAFFLE HOUSE EMPLOYEES RAISE MONEY TO BUY PRESENTS FOR THE CHILDREN OF ONE OF THEIR CO-WOKER AFTER THEIR SINGLE FATHER DIES IN CAR CRASH

A group of coworkers at a Waffle House in Alabama have come together to raise money to buy Christmas presents for the children of their colleague, a single father, who died three days after Thanksgiving. Bryan Sims was on his way to work at the Waffle House in Northport, Alabama, when he was killed in …

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GIRL’S USE OF FAMILY ‘CODE WORD’ TO THWART POTENTIAL KIDNAPPING DRAWS PRAISE FROM POLICE

Police are hailing a young girl’s parents for teaching her how to handle “stranger danger” after she asked a man who approached her for a “code word” when he tried to lure her in his van. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office released a warning after the 11-year-old girl apparently thwarted a possible kidnapping. A deputy …

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HARRY AND MEGHAN STEP OUT IN MATCHING SKIRTS IN TONGA

The emphasis has been on Meghan’s fashion choices during her first international tour since marrying into the British royals last May, but Harry cut a dash with a tasselled skirt worn over the outside of his suit. Pregnant Meghan wore an identical garment high on the waist, covering her baby bump, as the pair toured …

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