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Three Angles News - Church Challenges Tax Exemption Change

1. The Seventh-day Adventist Church, together with over 30 other church organizations, has filed a challenge to a change in the tax-exemption for a pastor's parsonage. Before the change, pastors could deduct the cost of their housing from their taxable income.

Three Angles News - Mission Pilot Dies in Plane Crash

1. Long-serving mission pilot Bob Roberts died when his plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Papua Province, Indonesia, on April 9.  One passenger, Danis Kobak, also died, but five other passengers survived.

Three Angles News - New Details on Church's Cyber Theft Case

1. New details reveal the method by which the SDA church became the victim of cyber theft, resulting in the loss of $500,000.  During four weeks last year, a church employee's Gmail was hacked, falsely authorizing the release of funds.

Three Angles News - Assault and Robbery on Andrews Campus

1. Three suspects have been arrested and are in the Berrien County jail after a series of assaults and armed robberies on the Andrews University campus 

Three Angles News - Loma Linda To Premiere National TV Show

1. Life on the Line, Loma Linda University Health's first national TV show, premieres on PBS's WORLD Channel on 

Three Angles News: Adventist Health Settles Whistle-blower Suit

Adventist Health System/Sunbelt Inc., the parent company of Orlando-based Florida Hospital, has settled a whistle-blower lawsuit alleging systematic overcharging at seven Adventist Health hospitals. The lawsuit could have brought damages in excess of $100 million according to one report.

Three Angles News - February 17, 2014

1. Peggy Wallace Kennedy, daughter of former Alabama Governor George Wallace who was famous for his "Segregation today, segregation tomorrow!" political stance, embraced Karen Lowery, daughter of Civil Rights icon Reverend Joseph Lowery, after they each received awards at Oakwood University Seventh-day Adventist Church on Sabbath, February 8.

3 Angles News - Adventists Combat Female Genital Mutilation

Recognizing the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation on February 6, the Adventist Church joins many other organizations in working toward eliminating the process of female genital mutilation. Many African cultures continue this practice, including some in Kenya.

3 Angles News January 29, 2014

1. Taxes affecting clergy salaries have been brought into question by a court ruling.  United States District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled in Wisconsin that the clergy tax-exemption for housing violates the Constitution's separation of church and state.

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