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3 hrs ago | The Star Press

Christians flee Mosul amid threats to convert or die

Meanwhile, in the city of Qaraqosh, 20 miles southeast from Mosul, streets are deserted and countless shops are shut.

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

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Vatican sets dates for pope's second Asia trip: Jan. 12-19 in Sri Lanka, Philippines

The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

6 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

City will remain close to former Archdeacon's heart as he becomes Bishop of Colchester

THE city's former Archdeacon was presented with a "breathtaking" pectoral cross made by a Worcester jeweller as he was consecrated as the next Bishop of Colchester.

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Related Topix: Episcopal Church

8 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Indian senior community part of growing niche

When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed to after nearly five decades in Minnesota and Ohio.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, The Villages, FL, World News, India, Hindu

8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Indian retirement community joins growing world of niche developments for seniors

When Arun and Usha Pancholi were deciding where to spend their retirement years, they wanted a place that combined the culture and camaraderie of life in India with the comforts and conveniences they had grown accustomed to after nearly five decades in Minnesota and Ohio.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, The Villages, FL, World News, India, Hindu

9 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Some niche retirement communities

The communities are aimed at people of specific ethnic backgrounds, hobbies or collegiate allegiances.

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Related Topix: Tavares, FL, Hindu, Fitness, Yoga, Aerobics, Polk County, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News12.com

Bronx Islamic Cultural Center marks end of Ramadan with Eid celebration

The annual observance of Ramadan is considered one of the five pillars of Islam, and culminates a month of fasting every day from dawn until sunset.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Islam

Myrtle Beach Online

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Cuba, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

NewsOK.com

Utah B&B moves into former polygamous compound

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, FLDS

Tri-cityherald.com

France offers asylum to Christians of north Iraq

France's interior and foreign ministers said in a joint statement on Monday that "we are ready, if they wish, to help gain asylum on our soil."

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

Daily World

Israelis band together to help those in war zone

JERUSALEM a?? Amid a steady stream of Hamas rocket fire from Gaza, Adele Feder, a divorced mother of four from the nearby town of Ofakim, told a friend in Jerusalem that the attacks were traumatizing her kids.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Family, Kids, Orthodox Church

The Washington Post

Papal first: Francis visits Pentecostal church

Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

The Detroit News

Injustice the enemy in Gaza

In addition to the many international crises, the Middle East, the center of the Abraham family, is on fire while two of the Abrahamic faith traditions are being hijacked.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Judaism, Palestinian Territories

Jerusalem Post

Yadlin: Hamas won't voluntarily demilitarize, IDF must do it for them

Asking Hamas to demilitarize Gaza is like asking a priest to convert to Judaism, former military intelligence head Amos Yadlin said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Judaism, Terrorism

Times of Oman

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Iol.co.za

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

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