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4 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, has already constructed a museum in honor of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, a native son whose Emmy-winning television show during the 1950s brought Catholicism to the American living room. It has documented several potential miracles by him and compiled a dossier on his good works for the Vatican.
8 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
14, 2014. . Britain's Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, walks into Downing Street to attend a special meeting of the Government's emergency Cobra committee in Westminster, central London, Sunday Sept.
9 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Several Arab countries have offered to join the United States in air strikes against Islamic State targets, U.S. officials said on Sunday, indicating a possible widening of the air campaign against militants who have seized parts of Iraq and Syria. The officials declined to identify which countries had made the offers but said they were under consideration as the United States begins to identify roles for each country in its emerging coalition against jihadists who have declared a caliphate in the heart of the Middle East.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Pope Francis holds the pastoral staff during a wedding ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
Archdiocese vicar-general Monsigneur Gerry Burns told parishioners at mass today that police had charged Kay, a Passionist priest who had been at St Mary's Parish since last year, with several offences following a complaint. ''As a result he has been removed from ministry.
That question may be imminent in the case of celeb-author Sam Harris, whose recent books attacking religion became bestsellers and fueled a deeper new look at secular ethics. The post-Sept.
The hardline al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State has destroyed several Sufi Muslim shrines and tombs in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The Sunni Muslim group, which enforces a strict interpretation of Islamic law in territories under its control in Iraq and Syria, has destroyed dozens of shrines, tombs and Shi'ite Muslim mosques.
Palestinian Muslims hold Friday prayers in the Marwani prayer room located under the southeastern corner of the raised platform which holds the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque, at the the al-Aqsa mosque compound in old city of Jerusalem on September 5, 2014. The al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, is built on the holiest site in Judaism and considered the third holiest in Islam, is a sensitive holy site that is frequently the scene of tensions between the Jewish and Muslim communities.
"Most of the work I do has to do with perception," says Naif Al-Mutawa, a U.S.-educated, Kuwaiti clinical psychologist and media entrepreneur. Eleven years ago, dissatisfied with the way Islam was often perceived, he came up with an idea for new animated superheroes.
Citi Brands, LLC, a franchisee of Dunkin' Donuts, violated federal law by refusing to hire a job applicant who is a Seventh-day Adventist because of his religion, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit it filed today. According to the EEOC, Darrell Littrell is a Seventh-day Adventist who holds the sincere religious belief that he cannot work on his Sabbath, which runs from sunset on Friday until sunset on Saturday.
A sex abuse trial that convulsed a remote northern hamlet for years has ended with a defrocked Roman Catholic priest being convicted on 24 of 80 sex-related charges he faced involving Inuit children more than 30 years ago. After pleading guilty to eight of the counts at the start of his trial, former Oblate Eric Dejaeger will be sentenced for 32 sex crimes that range from indecent assault to bestiality.
Scotland's most influential Catholic cleric has described the Referendum debate as "cordial and heartening" and evidence of democratic maturity. Scotland's most influential Catholic cleric has described the Referendum debate as "cordial and heartening" and evidence of democratic maturity.
All 88 tickets have been bought for the September 21 ritual to be led by a devil-worshiping group, the Dakhma of Angra Mainyu. But Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall, which is hosting the event, promised on its website it would be "enlightening but educational".
The trip, confirmed Friday by the Rev. Federico Lombardi, had been rumored for weeks but only became official after the Vatican received an invitation from the Turkish president Friday morning.
Dr Paisley was a firebrand fundamentalist Protestant preacher and politician who led opposition to compromise with the IRA for decades in Northern Ireland. He became a peacemaker when he entered government with Sinn Fein at Stormont as first minister following a landmark deal.
The Colombo archbishop says Pope Francis may make a 17th century priest Sri Lanka's first Roman Catholic saint during a papal visit next year. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith announced on Friday that Francis would visit the island nation Jan. 13-15.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:43 pm
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