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FAQ: Queen’s Speech 2019

On Monday, October 14, 2019, Queen Elizabeth II opened a new session of the UK Parliament by delivering her 65th “Queen’s Speech.” Here are the facts you need to know. What is a Queen’s (or King’s) Speech? Continue Reading...

FAQ: What is Yom Kippur?

This year Yom Kippur begins at sundown on Tuesday, October 8, and lasts until sundown on Wednesday, October 19. Here are the facts you need to know about the holiest of Jewish holidays. Continue Reading...

10 facts about homelessness in America

The homeless represent the most vulnerable portion of Americans living in poverty. The latest U.S. government report on homelessness shows that a culture of secularism and statism is depriving Americans of church philanthropy, curbing the free market’s ability to provide, and leaving the most vulnerable reliant on the government – or the mercy of the streets. Continue Reading...