June 22, 2009

Ore. parents to stand trial in daughter’s faith-healing death

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OREGON CITY, Ore. — Ava Worthington died surrounded by loved ones who believed their prayers would heal the young child. As the 15-month-old girl struggled to breathe, church members anointed her with oil and pleaded with God to provide a cure. But Ava died March 2, 2008, of bronchial pneumonia and a blood infection. Antibiotics […]

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