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2 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Islam

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago |

Utah B&B moves into former polygamous compound

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, FLDS

9 hrs ago |

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."


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


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

14 hrs ago | 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.


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

17 hrs ago | 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.


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

21 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Judaism, Terrorism

Yesterday | 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.


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