TCC Video: Film Banned From UK Cinemas for Saying the Lord’s Prayer

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Archbishop Welby

Archbishop Welby and The Church of England created the following one minute film, which shows people praying The Lord’s Prayer. The church payed for the ad to run in UK cinemas before the new Star Wars film, but it was banned as potentially offensive. Watch and share after the jump:

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TCC Reads: Amish Grace

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Amish Mourning

In 2006 a man walked into an Amish schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania and shot ten little girls before taking his own life. The Amish community forgave the killer. Looking for a book for Lent? Anna Keating recommends Amish Grace. Read her review after the jump: (This review first appeared in The Sign of Peace. It is reprinted with permission from the editors.)

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TCC Radio: Before War, a Punk Drummer Preserved Syrian Chants

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Syrian monks

Before the war broke out in Syria, punk drummer Jason Hamacher read a book about the world’s oldest Christian music, and then travelled to Syria and recorded ancient Sufi and Christian chants. Listen to his story and some of the music he recorded that dates back to the early Church on NPR’s Fresh Air and see photos of him working after the jump:

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