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Exorcist describes battling evil

URBANA — The Rev. Vincent Lampert says he has literally stared evil in the face.

Lampert, pastor of St. Francis & St. Clare Catholic Church in Greenwood, Ind., is one of about 50 exorcists in the United States.

Religion calendar, Oct. 25, 2013

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Guitarist to perform at benefit concert

CHAMPAIGN — Tickets are on sale now for a Nov. 2 benefit performance by Christian/rock guitarist Phil Keaggy at 7:30 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect Ave.

Don Follis: There is no stopping digital devices from going to church

A few months back I sat around a table with three 20-something young men. With iPhones in hand, we four looked up and discussed several Bible verses. These digital natives and I found our Bible references using the digital app called YouVersion (a popular free Bible phone app). None of us carried a Bible in traditional book form.

Religion calendar, Oct. 18-25, 2013

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Religion calendar, Oct. 11-18, 2013

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Don Follis: Church leaders need to be more honest early on

A few years back I heard a fellow pastor ripping on another pastor. I didn't say anything and let it churn in my stomach. I don't have a good excuse for not speaking up, other than fear of upsetting the apple cart.

Religion calendar, Oct. 4, 2013

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Blessing of pets set in Danville

DANVILLE — In celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Schlarman Academy South Campus will hold its annual "Blessing of Pets" prayer service at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday on the South Campus parking lot, corner of Vermilion and Voorhees streets.

It is open to all Schlarman students and parishioners of area Catholic churches.

Religion calendar, Sept. 27, 2013

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