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Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam's biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Islam, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Echo

Thousands across Hampshire to mark end of Ramadan

THOUSANDS of people across Hampshire will join hundreds of millions across the world to celebrate the end of Ramadan at the start of next week.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Islam

Worcester County Times

Hebron church members vow to move forward, post fire

Hebron church members vow to move forward, post fire While the final fate of St. Paul's remains unknown, its congregants press forward.


Related Topix: Fire, Episcopal Church, Wicomico County, MD

Costa Concordia enters Genoa to be scrapped

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship limped on Sunday into the Italian port of Genoa to be scrapped two and a half years after it capsized in a tragedy that claimed 32 lives.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Roman Catholic Church

DNA India

Azam Khan blames RSS for Uttar Pradesh clashes

Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan today indirectly took aim at the Hindu outfit RSS for the clashes in the state, saying plans to "jeopardise" the peace in UP was being done in Nagpur, the outfit's headquarters.


Related Topix: Hindu

Bangkok Post

Philippines' "100,000,000th baby"

A baby girl born early Sunday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the challenge of providing for more people in the already-impoverished nation.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge bishop killed in bike smash

THE Christian community and neighbours are mourning Trowbridge bishop Tony Palmer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

LDS members celebrate history with Pioneer Day in Farmington

Several dozen children marched around Farmington's Taylor Park on Saturday in bonnets and vests to remember their pioneer ancestors.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Farmington, NM, US National Parks, Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

The Catholic death penalty paradox: damned if you do, damned if you don't

Killing convicted inmates ends their life in death, therefore violating God's Mercy .

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Death Penalty

The Daily Star

Criminal shoots Tangail cop dead

An assistant sub-inspector of Tangail Model Police Station, who was critically injured as a criminal shot him on Friday night, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday morning.


Related Topix: Islam

Chilean priests defrocked for sex abuse

An internal investigation by the Roman Catholic Church found that Daniel Pauvif Rojas and Casiano Rojas committed "acts that are gravely against the sanctity of the priesthood."


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Chile, World News

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Jonah's tomb destroyed, officials say

If you blink during the video, you might miss the moment an explosion destroys what is said to have been the tomb of Jonah, a key figure in Christianity, Judaism and Islam.


Related Topix: Explosion, Judaism, Iraq, World News, Middle East

KHOU-TV Houston

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Cellphones, Islam, Fashion, DKNY, Designers, Fasting, Health

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, part of the DKNY Ramadan collection is seen on display at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fashion, DKNY, Designers, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Islam, Lebanon

Fri Jul 25, 2014


.com | Wear full veil or face punishment: Islamic State

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Islam


Priest in Guam removed over California allegations

A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Guam, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Vicar quits over same-sex relationship stance

Outspoken Anglican vicar Michael Hewat walked out of the church yesterday over its recognition of same-sex relationships - and other conservative Anglicans are warning of more departures if "recognition" eventually becomes "blessing".


Related Topix: Anglican

Archdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit

There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

This is Oxfordshire

a Muslim centre has launched a national campaign to ban the burka in Britain.

The campaign is being led by centre founder and director Dr Taj Hargey, who believes the Islamic faith is being misinterpreted.


Related Topix: Islam

DFW Catholic

Film: People with same-sex attraction find peace in Church

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 04:07 am .- Dan, Rilene and Paul knew that once their stories were out, life would not be the same.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Gay/Lesbian, Roman Catholic Church