Saturday, December 14, 2013

Part of polygamy law struck down

The stars of the TV show Sister Wives has won a lawsuit against the part of Utah's law banning polygamy. Read more at CNN here.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Man of the Year: Pope Francis

TIME magazine has selected Pope Francis as its man of the year, saying "What makes this Pope so important is the speed with which he has captured the imaginations of millions who had given up on hoping for the church at all... Francis has elevated the healing mission of the church—the church as servant and comforter of hurting people in an often harsh world.. Francis is a former janitor, nightclub bouncer, chemical technician and literature teacher." Read more here or watch TIME's video below.

Megachurch pastor's son: Apparent suicide

A former Florida megachurch pastor was found dead inside his apartment yesterday, according to numerous media reports. Isaac Hunter was pastor of Summit Church in Orlando, and the son of Joel Hunter, who pastors Northland church in Orlando. WESH-TV is reporting that church insiders says it was an apparent suicide. Hunter resigned from his own megachurch after he admitting to an affair. The Orlando Sentinel reports that his wife of 13 years had filed a domestic-violence petition against him saying he abused drugs and alcohol, and calling Hunter unstable. Read more in from WESH-TV here here and the Orlando Sentinel here.