City Tells Church it Will Lose Religious Designation Because it Shelters Homeless People

City Tells Church it Will Lose Religious Designation Because it Shelters Homeless People By John Vibes Earlier this week, on Christmas Eve, an order from the city of Cleveland was posted on the door of the Denison Avenue United Church of Christ, demanding that they kick out the homeless people that they had been allowing to sleep on their property or face losing their status with the city as a religious organization. The order came from the Cleveland Division of Fire, citing code violations that they claim are dangerous for…

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Churches Are Breaking the Law on Purpose to Shelter the Homeless in Dallas This Winter

Churches Are Breaking the Law on Purpose to Shelter the Homeless in Dallas This Winter By Emma Fiala When the air temperature plunges below freezing in generally warmer climates, people are often caught off guard. And no one feels it more than those experiencing homelessness who call the streets their home, especially in cities that are largely unprepared for these dangerous temperatures. In 2018, two Dallas residents froze to death when the temperature reached 13 degrees on an especially brutal January night that happened to be the coldest of the…

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This Kind Priest Invites Stray Dogs To Mass So That They Can Find Forever Homes

This Kind Priest Invites Stray Dogs To Mass So That They Can Find Forever Homes By Mayukh Saha Paróquia de Sant’Ana Gravatá hosts a very extraordinary event every Sunday. As the churchgoers attend Mass, the priest brings in dogs who would be acquainted with families. The hope is, someone would adopt those poor animals. A noble deed indeed! Father João Paulo Araujo Gomes is the head of this church in Gravata, Brazil. And this amazing human being has started this endeavor where he invites dogs from all over the locality…

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