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Pope: Economic Inequality Largely Unchanged Since Biblical Times

By Staff | November 11, 2019

Citing the Psalms in his address for the World Day of the Poor 2019, Pope Francis said the inequalities and social imbalances described in the Bible are largely unchanged today, ‘as if history has taught us nothing.’

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"No. 2: Tonya" is the second installment in a short-film series highlighting female Baptist pastors. This film, produced jointly by Baptist Women in Ministry and, features Tonya Easterly Vickery, co-pastor of Cullowhee Baptist Church in Cullowhee, North Carolina.

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