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December 01, 2015
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Alternatives to the Offering Plate

Joshua Lott/The New York Times/Redux

Catholic Churches around the country have organized "mass mobs," like this one in Detroit, drawing people through social media to drop in on worship at a struggling historic church.

Online Courtship

Lutheran World Relief is hoping a Kiva-like online-giving platform will win support outside the church. The website —- whose home page does not identify the organization or its religious affiliation — showcases individual...

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