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Judicial Watch Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting World War I Veterans Memorial Cross

The ‘Peace Cross,’ a 93-year-old World War I memorial, may be torn down unless Supreme Court ActsContact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an amicus curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court asking the court to reverse a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which ruled that government recognition and upkeep of a World War I memorial cross is in Source: Judicial Watch

Facing Division, United Methodist Church Gathers in St. Louis

Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-413-5639,

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 21, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – The Institute on Religion and Democracy is sending a team led by UMAction Director John Lomperis to the 2019 specially called General Conference of the United Methodist Church.

What: General Conference of the United Methodist Church

Who: 864 Delegates of the United Methodist Church

PP Videos Will be Shown in Court

Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776,  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – Judge Christopher Hite of the San Francisco Superior Court denied the requests of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and his abortion allies to seal and shield from public viewing the video evidence to be shown in the courtroom during Sandra Merritt’s upcoming preliminary hearing, scheduled for April 22 to May 3, 2019.

Faith and Pro-life Organizations to Challenge Governor Northam on His Radical and Extremist Support of Late-term Abortion and Infanticide

Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – At a prayer vigil and rally sponsored by, Commonwealth for Life, participants will call for Governor Northam to embrace human rights and justice for all of Virginia’s residents and work to end the violence of abortion and racism.

The “Listen to their Voices” rally will begin with a news conference on Thursday, February 21, at 9:30 AM in front of Virginia Union University at the corner of Ad Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Orange County Board of Education Files Motion to Intervene in 9th Circuit School Board Prayer Case

Tyler & Bursch, LLP files Motion to Intervene on behalf of Orange County Board of Education in Chino Valley Unified School District v. Freedom From Religion School Board Invocation Case

Contact: Desaré Ferraro, Tyler & Bursch, LLP, 951-600-2733,

Will Graham, Grandson of Evangelist Billy Graham, Returns to the Philippines for Eight-day 'Greater Pangasinan-Metro Manila Celebration with Will Graham'

Thousands make commitments to Jesus Christ as evangelist preaches nine events across multiple locations Contact: Erik Ogren, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 704-577-2109 eogren@bgea.orgMANILA, Philippines, Feb. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – Evangelist Will Graham returned to the Philippines in February to hold an eight-day, nine-event evangelistic campaign that took place in multiple locations in and around Manila. The Greater Pangasinan-Metro Manila Celebration wit Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

ParishSOFT Gives $6,000 in Scholarships to Parishes

ParishSOFT Giving customers have an opportunity to earn up to $2,000 in scholarship money for their parish while also increasing donations

Contact: Annette Gannon, ParishSOFT, 866-930-4774 ext 1941

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – ParishSOFT announced today that it has given $6,000 in scholarship money to 17 separate organizations through the company’s Youth Scholarship Program.

Scholarship recipients are customers of ParishSOFT’s web-based Giving software who Source: ParishSOFT

Christianity Today Appoints Timothy Dalrymple as New President/CEO

Contact: Cory Whitehead, Christianity Today, 630-384-7223,

CAROL STREAM, Ill., Feb. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – The Christianity Today Board of Directors has unanimously elected Dr. Timothy Dalrymple as its next president and CEO. He will begin his new role May 1, 2019.

'Trauma Toys' Bring Peace to Children Fleeing ISIS

Stuffed Animals Play Soft Music, Prayers Help Calm Children in Combat ZonesContact: Jennifer Willingham, ICON Media Group, 615-483-4729, jennifer@iconmediagroup.comCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ – Heart-wrenching images have been streaming out of the Middle East in the last few weeks, showing refugee families fleeing for their lives from the last remaining ISIS stronghold in Syria.