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Hate the sinner

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The idea is that you hate the sin because you love the person and you don’t want to see them lead a harmful lifestyle.
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God isn’t straight

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People love hearing coming out stories. People either assume that I met resistance from my family (I didn’t) or that I led a tortured childhood.
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A Catholic’s conundrum

Thanks to an abundance of crucifixion statues, we accustom ourselves to death early on, though our tiny bodies can’t yet comprehend the apex of human agony.
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Journey through Armenia: a photo essay

This summer I embarked on my 14th trip to Armenia. Unlike past visits, this time I didn’t go with my family. Instead I went with friends on a mission to volunteer in my motherland. Located in the Southern Caucasus on the cusp of Europe and Asia, Armenia is one of the oldest
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Places of worship in Berkeley for many religions

Although religious affiliation in the United States is at its lowest point since the 1930s and recent studies show that 20 percent of Americans don’t identify with a faith, Berkeley has always nurtured an aura of religious freedom and encouraged exploration and appreciation of all theologies. As a student, you’ve likely
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Faith and finance collide in ‘Storefront Church’

Morals, politics and capitalism go head to head in John Patrick Shanley’s “Storefront Church,” the third and final play in his acclaimed “Church and State” trilogy — a series of thought-provoking parable-plays written with the intent of exploring the complicated issues of morality in real-world situations. What began with the
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