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  • A light in mountains of darkness

    July 27 2016 by Chris Turner, Tennessee Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    A light in mountains of darkness

    In the isolated Andean Mountains of Peru there is a high level of alcoholism among men. Much of the bacchanalia centers around the veneration of Catholic saints, such as Saint Ursula, who is the patron saint of the town of Viraco, are located in the shadows of the dormant volcano, Coropuna.

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  • Reformation distinctives addressed by scholars

    September 30 2015 by Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Reformation distinctives addressed by scholars

    With the approaching 500th anniversary in 2017 of Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg, the signature moment of the Protestant Reformation, speakers at the 2015 Theology Conference emphasized the distinctiveness of the Reformed tradition from the Roman Catholic tradition.

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  • Study: Pope improves pastors’ views of Catholic Church

    September 28 2015 by Lisa Cannon Green, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Study: Pope improves pastors’ views of Catholic Church

    Pope Francis is boosting the reputation of the Catholic Church among Protestant pastors in America. Nearly 4 in 10 say the pope, known for his humility and concern for the poor, has had a positive impact on their opinions of the Catholic Church. Almost two-thirds view Pope Francis as a genuine Christian …

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  • Baptists ‘not threatened’ by pope’s U.S. visit

    September 22 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baptists ‘not threatened’ by pope’s U.S. visit

    As Pope Francis visits the U.S., Southern Baptist leaders say they stand with his statements of biblical morality but urge Catholics to reject the Vatican’s official teaching on salvation in favor of a personal relationship with Christ by faith alone.

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  • Argentina’s Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis

    March 14 2013 by Baptist Press, Morning Star News | with 0 comments
    Argentina’s Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis

    Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires, was elected as pope Wednesday (March 13), choosing Pope Francis as his name and becoming the first non-European pope in the modern era. Latin America now is home to about 40 percent of the world’s Catholics.

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