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News Switzerland » Religion: Billy Graham tried to stop JFK becoming president because he was Catholic

News channel or source: https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/billy-graham-jfk-catholic
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

On August 18, 1960, with Kennedy showing unexpected strength, Graham convened a meeting in Montreux Switzerland, far from the media ... the Roman Catholic Church" and he found it wanting. That religious bias was too much even for the media at the time.

News Switzerland » Religion: Why Billy Graham Was Determined to Globalize Evangelicalism

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/billy-graham-globalized-evangelicalism/553886/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

He used his status as the most important American religious figure of the 20th century to help ... Graham’s organization helmed an even larger and more important Congress in Lausanne, Switzerland. That event brought together 4,700 evangelicals from ...

News Switzerland » Religion: Evangelist Graham dies at 99

News channel or source: http://www.examiner-enterprise.com/nationworld/20180222/evangelist-graham-dies-at-99
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Switzerland). Biographer Martin called Graham “one of the most influential religious figures of the 20th century _ there’s Billy, a couple of popes and Martin Luther King. It’s a short list.” And Bill Leonard, former dean of the divinity school at ...

News Switzerland » Religion: ‘America’s Pastor’: Evangelist Billy Graham dead at 99

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article201273324.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Switzerland). Biographer Martin called Graham “one of the most influential religious figures of the 20th century – there’s Billy, a couple of popes and Martin Luther King. It’s a short list.” And Bill Leonard, former dean of the divinity school ...

News Switzerland » Religion: Billy Graham, Most Famous Religious Figure of 20th C, Dies at 99

News channel or source: http://religiondispatches.org/billy-graham-most-famous-religious-figure-of-20th-c-dies-at-99/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Billy Graham, by any measure the most famous religious figure of the twentieth century ... During the 1960 presidential campaign, Graham met in Montreux, Switzerland, with Norman Vincent Peale and other Protestant leaders to devise a way to derail the ...

News Switzerland » Religion: Journalism Prof Connected With Students

News channel or source: https://patch.com/ohio/miamiuniversity-oxford/journalism-prof-connected-students
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

During her time at Miami, Heckler was also a correspondent at Ecumenical News International, an international religion wire service based in Geneva, Switzerland. She wrote for ENI from the United States, focusing on religion in American politics ...

News Switzerland » Religion: The Rev. Billy Graham has died at 99

News channel or source: http://www.newsobserver.com/living/religion/article201269739.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Randall Balmer, a professor of religion at Barnard College in New York City and the ... A year later, at a Youth for Christ conference in Switzerland, Graham realized the potential for expanding his ministry beyond the English-speaking world.

News Switzerland » Religion: Switzerland: Lapping up Luzern

News channel or source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=11995954
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

I love the picturesque Weinmarkt, central to medieval cultural life and lavish religious pageants ... and depicts in hyper-realism the retreat of the French Eastern Army into Switzerland in 1871 during the Franco-Prussian War. Tourists also swarm on ...

News Switzerland » Religion: Carnival Kicks Off in Basel with Morgestraich

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451170&CategoryId=13003
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

BASEL, Switzerland – Hundreds of revelers braved the near freezing ... Revelers played flutes, wore masks and carried lanterns featuring both traditional religious icons as well as satirical representations of modern day politicians such as US President ...