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Greece: Two Injured in Explosion Outside Athens Church

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek police officer and a church caretaker were injured in an explosion as they investigated a suspicious package outside a church in central Athens early Thursday.

A Greek Orthodox priest arrives after an explosion at the Orthodox church of Agios Dionysios in the upscale Kolonaki area of Athens, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Police in Greece say an officer has been injured in a small explosion outside a church in central Athens while responding to a call …

The Times: Churchgoers Live Six Years Longer on Average

Those who attend Church are likely to live longer than those who do not, a study has found, in results which may be linked to healthy lifestyle choices made by regular churchgoers. British newspaper The Times reports: “The fruit of the

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Texans May Legally Bring Guns to Church, Says Attorney General

Texans licensed to carry firearms may bring their weapons to religious services if specific conditions are met, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton noted Thursday. The official opinion also exempts religious institutions from state fees levied on private organizations which maintain security forces.

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Germany Marks 500th Anniversary of Church’s Reformation

BERLIN (AP) — German leaders on Tuesday marked the 500th anniversary since the day Martin Luther is said to have nailed his theses challenging the Catholic Church to a church door, a starting point of the Reformation. German Chancellor Angela

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