Weekly News Roundup – May 10, 2013

On Fridays, I post some of the more interesting articles I’ve come across throughout the week to highlight what’s happening in the world, USA, the Christian Church, in the world of religion, sports, and in culture in general.

CLEVELAND — Three Women Missing for 10 years, found in Westside neighborhood!  During interrogation with police, Ariel Castro, the man charged with kidnapping and raping three women over roughly 10 years, referred to himself as “coldblooded,” addicted to sex and unable to control his impulses, WKYC Channel 3 News has learned.

Billy Graham plans to lead his largest ever Crusade – Billy Graham is planning to preach publicly one last time—and he wants to do it in homes across the country. This fall, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assocation (BGEA) will launch “My Hope America with Billy Graham,” a video evangelism course that “combines the impact of video programs with the power of personal relationships.” The series will allow churchgoers to host small groups and view videos culled from messages that Graham has recorded throughout his career.

Chaplains in the Military – (Wall Street Journal) Mollie Ziegler Hemingway: The Pentagon’s Problem with Proselytizing   So is the case about Pentagon policy closed? Not at all, say some religious-liberty advocates.  For one thing, the Pentagon statement clarifying that military personnel would not be court-martialed if they “evangelize” also said that “proselytization” is considered a Uniform Code of Military Justice offense.

The Internet is for porn. We all know that, but until now we may not have realized to what extent porn dominated the Internet. According to this infographic by new porn website Paint Bottle, porn takes up a huge percentage of Internet bandwidth.
Tribe bring Hot Streak to Detroit this Weekend!   – On Thursday morning, Indians traveling secretary Mike Seghi handed Ryan Raburn his per diem for the team’s upcoming road trip. The journey begins Friday with a three-game set in Detroit, Raburn’s former home.

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