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Religion

UI professor emeritus: Global population boom begetting challenges

URBANA — Just within the lifetime of University of Illinois Professor Emeritus David Sherwood, the world's population has tripled to nearly 7.6 billion, and though the rate of growth is declining, U.N. data predict there will be another 2 billion of us by 2050.

Rantoul minister going through second round of hurricane heartache

RANTOUL — Nelson Cuevas went through Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico. Now in Rantoul, Cuevas can only wait for word from his wife and friends following Hurricane Maria's vicious onslaught in that territory.

Cuevas, who founded and directs the Christian-based Cultivadores Latino Center in Rantoul, also heads a center in Puerto Rico that ministers to the homeless.

Religion calendar, Sept. 22-28, 2017

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Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem 'a bit late'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather than sanctioning them was to blame.

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Religion calendar, Sept. 15-21, 2017

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Clergy Corner, Sept. 15, 2017

If you happen to bump into the new senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Savoy, we highly recommend asking him to tell a story.

The Rev. CHUCK MOORE — Marilyn's Pittsburgh Steelers-loving husband of 40 years — has lived the kind of life that makes for plenty of rich Sunday-sermon material. Such as ...

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CU PRIDE FESTIVAL AND PARADE

A Canterbury tale at Champaign's Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal

CHAMPAIGN — A centuries-old piece of stone from England's mother church is getting a new home at Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church in downtown Champaign.

The stone was once part of the Great South Window at Canterbury Cathedral and was obtained as a result of a restoration project.

My Amish Home: Hanging on to summer as fall sweeps in

"If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you; continue ye in my love.