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3 hrs ago | ABC News

Minnesota Archbishop Won't Resign Amid Criticism

Despite criticism over how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has handled sex abuse claims involving priests, as well as an investigation into his own conduct, the archbishop says he will not resign.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

4 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

Warren Jeffs' Mansion Becomes Bed and Breakfast

While polygamist leader Warren Jeffs spends his days in a prison cell, his sprawling compound has been turned into a bed and breakfast.

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Related Topix: FLDS, Hildale, UT, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

5 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

32 nations back Judaism's Yom Kippur as UN holiday

The letter to the assembly's Committee on Conferences, circulated on Wednesday, says the U.N. "recognizes the major festivals of many of the world's main religions, yet Judaism is not represented."

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Judaism, Yom Kippur

7 hrs ago | Fox News

Archbishop in Minnesota says he won't resign amid criticism over handling of sex abuse scandal

The Roman Catholic archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he won't resign despite criticism over the archdiocese's handling of sexual abuse claims involving priests.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

9 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

More than a few good men

In Troop 125, which meets at 7 p.m. on Mondays at the United Methodist Church, the number of scouts who become Eagles is from 57 to 77 percent.

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Related Topix: Methodist

13 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Celebrating 40 years of Episcopal women priests

On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.' s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests.

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Related Topix: Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA

16 hrs ago | Switched

Alberto Cutie, Priest Who Broke His Celibacy Vow, Opens Up About Scandal

Five years ago, Rev. Alberto Cutie was one of the country's popular Roman Catholic priests.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment, Television, Wedding

20 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Day of thanksgiving as Muslims mark the end of Ramadan with prayers and feasts

The day of thanksgiving started worldwide with special prayers, children were given gifts and new clothes, money was donated to charity and people travelled far and wide to be with loved ones.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Islam

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Advocate

Secretary to supt. of Catholic schools arrested in thefts

A former secretary for the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge with a history of siphoning money from an employer was arrested early Tuesday after an audit alleged she used a diocesan credit card to buy several prepaid debit cards to pay her bills and make other purchases.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Baton Rouge, LA, Ethel, LA, Zachary, LA

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Obama nominates rabbi to be religious freedom ambassador

President Barack Obama has nominated Rabbi David Saperstein to be the next U.S. Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom.

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Related Topix: Judaism

The Independent

Richard Dawkins says 'date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse' on Twitter

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Related Topix: Twitter, Atheism

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

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

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

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

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

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

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