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What would Jesus do with an extra $52 billion?

LOS ANGELES (RNS) Many of today’s evangelical Christians seem to be taking to heart the words traditionally attributed to St. Francis of Assisi: “Preach the gospel at all times. When necessary, use words.”
Or at least they were at the recent Q Conference here, a gathering of more than a few of the most influential and innovative mover-shakers of the evangelical world.

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BRIEF: Cathedral to host pet blessings Oct. 7

In honor of St. Francis of Assissi, the patron saint of animals and the environment, churches across the country will bless dogs, cats, turtles, birds, horses and other critters in his honor next month.

St. Francis Day is Oct. 4 this year and The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist will have a Blessing of thet Pets on Oct. 7 at its 10:30 a.m. service.

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