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Pope Francis: Read the Bible as much as you look at your cell phone

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Source: Time This is pretty simple: you should be reading the Bible as much as you look at your cell phone. Now, I am gonna be honest, I probably am going to look at my phone more than the Bible (and so are you), but this is a good reminder to prioritize what’s important in life. Read more: http://time.com/4691336/pope-francis-bible-cellphone/?xid=homepage

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According to new online policing tool: Christian beliefs are ‘toxic’

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Halcyon Exclusive Google recently created a tool that monitors online conversations and identifies what it calls “toxic” comments. The future purpose of the tool is to weed out mean-spirited comments and bullies from the online conversation in order to have a more respectful discussion. Look, if a tool like this works, then I am all for it. Christians, especially, can …

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Milo and the alt-right are proving the failure of using anger as a catalyst for change

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Halcyon Exclusive I recently came across an article by Milo Yiannopoulos that tries to justify the existence of the alt-right as some sort of new movement that is going to save conservatism. The problem is that Milo and his alt-right movement will not save anything, as they fail to understand that the only social movements worth supporting are those built …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes some good points

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Source: Politico Ruth Bader Ginsburg (not our favorite Supreme Court justice) makes some interesting points that we would actually agree with — although probably not in they way she would like. First, RBG says that we are not “experiencing the best of times,” and we would agree. Abortion exists, people are turning away from their faith at record numbers, and …

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Pope criticizes hypocrisy in the Church

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Source: Reuters During his sermon, Pope Francis asserted “It is a scandal to say one thing and do another. That is a double life.” He says that Catholics must follow the teachings of the Church, and not say they are Catholic, but deny the teachings of the Church. We see this hypocrisy again and again in our culture. Politicians that …

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What did kids do before smartphones?

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Source: Bored Panda Look, I’m like the worst when it comes to using my smartphone. I grab the stupid thing and unlock the screen about every 30-seconds. My kids are, sadly, learning the habit as well. So, I found this post to be a lot of fun as it was a good reminder that kids could have fun without a …

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Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are receiving record donations

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Source: Fast Company Fast Company explains that, given the backlash to the control of conservatives currently have, liberals are donated in record numbers to the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. What does this mean for individuals and organizations, like The Halcyon Movement, that are pro-life, pro-family, and pro-religious freedom? It means that we have to work harder and support one another. …