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Holy Week music: Church brings back Bach

First Presbyterian Church in Center City, Philadelphia, brings Bach back to his Good Friday roots by presenting his “St. John Passion” as he did — not as performance but as prayer.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Pope: Traditional marriage an icon of God’s love

Pope Francis stresses the importance of marriage between a man and a woman at his general audience at the Vatican on April 2.

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Reporter Online is the Web version of Reporter, the official newspaper of
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Supreme Court takes up Hobby Lobby’s challenge

On March 25, the Supreme Court explores the murky territory where an employer’s religious rights collide with the interests of its employees or the government.

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Reporter Online is the Web version of Reporter, the official newspaper of
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Lutheran ministry seeks to convert Jews

Congregation Chai v’ Shalom of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is dedicated to converting Jews.

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Reporter Online is the Web version of Reporter, the official newspaper of
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Survey finds growth, vitality in multisite church model

The vast majority of multisite churches are growing, according to a new study.

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Reporter Online is the Web version of Reporter, the official newspaper of
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

City torn by multiple fights over public crosses

The American Humanist Association asks Lake Elsinore, Calif., officials to remove a memorial cross because its location on public land violated the separation of church and state.

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Reporter Online is the Web version of Reporter, the official newspaper of
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.