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Presbyterians Kirk the Tartan

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A tartan is a flag that represents a family. Today was a chance to reflect on the Scottish heritage of Presbyterians and how that heritage has influenced both the church and the nation as a whole. Full story...
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Hometown director hopes religious theme helps make mark in Hollywood

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videoIf you don't know the name John Ward, you might soon. He's trying to make his mark on Hollywood with a new movie with a religious theme. Full story...
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Life Chain lines the streets of Wilmington with Pro-Life message

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The event is designed to be a silent protest by Christians to voice their opposition to abortion. Those who took part in the protest say they have no animosity towards those who disagree with their point of view - they just want to express their own beliefs. They say the pro-life cause is something they truly believe in. Full story...
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CFCC panel discusses religious tolerance

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The event was sparked by two big stories that have dominated news lately. One was the construction of the Mosque at Ground Zero. The other was the Florida pastor who wanted to have "Burn a Kuran Day" on the anniversary of 9/11. Full story...
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Congregation holds service two days after church burns

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video Blackwell Chapel AME Zion Church in Leland is barely standing after a mysterious fire leveled it early Friday morning. But the congregation still stood on Sunday thanks to a little help from a church up the road. Full story...
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Fire destroys historic Leland church

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video A long-standing church in Leland is no more after a fire reduced it to rubble. Ashes and memories are all that remain of the Blackwell Chapel AME Zion Church in Leland. Full story...
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Pastor calls off Koran burning, but deal for Ground Zero Mosque is denied

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A fiery Florida pastor called off his bonfire of Korans today after claiming he had a deal that would move a controversial mosque away from the site of the 9/11 terror attacks, but the Muslim cleric planning the so-called "Ground Zero mosque" quickly denied to ABC News that he had agreed to move his project. Full story...
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Wilmington mosque not controversial like New York's

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videoControversy continues to swirl around the so-called Ground Zero mosque in New York City. Meanwhile Wilmington is welcoming it's own Islamic center. In about a year a lot on Princess Place Drive will be the new home of the Tauheed Islamic Center. It's something Muslims in the Port City say is very much needed. Full story...
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Protestors target "Godless" billboard

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The billboard paid for by secular activists that says "One Nation Indivisible" is being protested in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Bishop says priest's charges should not taint whole church

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Bishop Michael Burbidge asked people not to jump to conclusions while Fr. Edgar Sepulveda faces charges of sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Life Community Church has first service in new home

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Religion and retail living together as one - that is what's happening at the Independence Mall. Life Community Church opened its doors next to Sears Sunday morning for the church's first service in its new home.

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Religion goes retail in the Port City

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videoFor some people shopping is a religion. But in tough economic times, many shopaholics are cutting back. For one local church, the shrinking economy has opened up space to expand its congregation. Full story...
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Virgin Mary resemblance washed up on Wrightsville Beach

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videoMost of us are have seen her image in Christian drawings and paintings. Now, it appears natures own rendition of the Virgin Mary has washed ashore here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Global Day of Prayer held in Wilmington

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More than three hundred million people in 210 countries prayed together yesterday as part of the Global Day of Prayer. Here in Wilmington, worshipers filled Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church. The original location was Legion Stadium, but the rain forced the event to move indoors. Full story...
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Inmates need money for new worship building

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video Inmates at the Pender Correctional Institution are praying for more room to worship. Full story...
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