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Ruling in Favor of Acton Institute on Tax Dispute With City of Grand Rapids

A two-year dispute between the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty and the City of Grand Rapids over the non-profit's exempt status under state property tax law is over.

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Cathedral of Saint Andrew to Celebrate 24 Hours for the Lord

Catholics in the Diocese of Grand Rapids have the opportunity to participate with Catholics from all over the world during 24 Hours for the Lord on March 4-5 at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in downtown Grand Rapids...

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The Ultimate Grand Rapids Lenten Fish Fry Guide

February 10 is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the observance of Lent.

Thousands of West Michigan Catholics will observe the Lenten practice of abstaining from meat each Friday until Easter and many parishes in the Diocese of Grand Rapids will host Friday fish fries.

View our guide to Lenten fish fries in Grand Rapids with times, prices, menus and maps.

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The Best Jewish Foods for the Holidays

It's the holiday season. Christmas, our Christian holiday, and Chanukah, the Jewish holiday. Chanukah begins Sunday, December 6. It is the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights. You could also call it a festival of food.

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Pope Francis Releases Debut Album

Pope Francis (yes, that Pope Francis) has officially released his debut LP. Don't worry though; it's simply a recorded collection of some of his best sermons and speeches.

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Is There a Starbucks “War on Christmas”

Some of the silliest stuff happens in this world of ours, but none more silly than Starbucks finding itself drawn into the debate over the "War on Christmas."

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GVSU Interfaith Event: ‘How Does Religion Help or Hinder’

The potential for religions to hinder the progress of societies across the world will be the topic of discussion during the Grand Valley State University Kaufman Interfaith Institute’s Triennial Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue conference.

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Guiding Light Mission Launches Employment Agency

Grand Rapids nonprofit Guiding Light Mission recently launching an employment agency named The Job Post.

The Job Post will be open to the public and to the men involved in the mission’s recovery programs.

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Cathedral of Saint Andrew Celebrates 140th Anniversary This Weekend

The Cornerstone reads May 30, 1875. It was a marker for the Church of Saint Andrew and was sealed on that date 140 years ago. This Saturday, May 30, 2015, the Church, which has become the Cathedral of Saint Andrew, will commemorate its 140th anniversary.

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GSN’s Dating Show ‘It Takes A Church’ Features Revolution Christian Ministries of Grand Rapids on May 14

GSN’s matchmaking show "It Takes A Church" is featuring Grand Rapids' Revolution Christian Ministries

The show sends bachelorette Charde Perry on dates with bachelors selected by members of her congregation.

The episode airs Thursday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. on GSN.

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New International Version Bible is Available Through an App

What will they develop next?

Now, you can get the Bible on your phone. I kid you not. 

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100.5 The River’s December 2014 Top Songs Playlist

Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'

Nat King Cole's 'The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire)'

Josh Groban's 'O' Holy Night'

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