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2 hrs ago | Canberra Times

Catholics, keep away, lest you hear what you ought not

The former president of Ireland Mary McAleese will deliver the Rosemary Goldie Lecture at Sydney Town Hall on Sunday week but local Catholics, it seems, are being discouraged from attending.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

6 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Missing British boy with tumor found in Spain

A critically ill 5-year-old boy who was taken out of a British hospital against doctors' advice has been found in Spain, police said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Jehovah's Witnesses, Classical, Jehovah's Witness

10 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Polygamist Warren Jeffs Was Puppetmaster of Idaho Home Where Abused Boys Were Rescued

More details have surfaced following this week's reports of nine boys being rescued from a discipline-driven household being run by a polygamist.

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Related Topix: FLDS, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Bannock County, ID, Prison, Power County, ID, Pocatello, ID

13 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Troy parish gets new pastor to replace priest charged with embezzlement

After more than 19 months, members of St. Thomas More Catholic parish are getting a full-time pastor to formally replace the Rev.

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Related Topix: Troy, MI, Roman Catholic Church

17 hrs ago | Switched

Stunning Photos Of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

August 29 marked the beginning of the 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi festival , a Hindu holiday that honors Lord Ganesh, the god of intellect and wisdom.

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Related Topix: Hindu, Life, Holidays, Ganesh Chaturthi, World News, India, Asia,

21 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Jihadi High: This High School Has Now Produced Two Dead American Terrorists

Minnesota has given America several homegrown terrorists in recent years. Two of them, Douglas McAuthur McCain and Troy Kastigar, attended the same public high school in the suburbs of the Twin Cities - at the same time.

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Related Topix: Islam, Conservative Political News, US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Three admit to murder of prominent Tibetan religious leader in China: lawyer

Three Tibetans in China have pleaded guilty to involvement in the death of a prominent religious leader and two other people, a lawyer representing the victims' families said on Friday, in Tibet's most closely watched murder case in decades.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Buddhism,

KNUS-AM Aurora

No new trial for doctor convicted of killing wife

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

The Daily Democrat

Davis priest sentenced to probation, 90 days in jail for sex with minor

A Roman Catholic priest began to cry on Friday as his attorney read the words of the teenage girl in which he admitted to having a sexual relationship while working at a Davis church.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Roman Catholic Church

The Age

Time running out for 'kidnapped' brain tumour boy taken to France

Cherbourg, France : Interpol issued a global alert Friday for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour snatched from hospital by his family, as authorities said only hours remained to save his life.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Classical, Jehovah's Witness, Jehovah's Witnesses

SFGate

Israel identifies body as missing American student

A photograph of Aaron Sofer, 23, is nearby as people listen during a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Lakewood, N.J. Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for the young New Jersey religious student who went missing during a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Lakewood, NJ, Orthodox Church

SFGate

Judge to consider key part of sex-abuse settlement

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Montana, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Portland Tribune

Reaching toward heaven, reaching out to people

There are no ceremonies planned this month, no special celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the Morman Church's Portland Oregon Temple.

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Related Topix: Lake Oswego, OR, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain church destroyed in fire; pastor vows to rebuild

Standing in the parking lot of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church as fire hoses snaked around his feet, the Rev.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lutheran Church, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Cleveland, OH

Cybercast News Service

Pope removes key Benedict XVI protege

Pope Francis has removed a key protege of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI from the Vatican's liturgy office and sent him back to his native Spain.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, Benedict Xvi

Chicago Tribune

Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit

A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a good husband through a matchmaker.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Judaism, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Wedding

St. Anthony Messenger

Pope cautions against being envious or mean-spirited

Envy, jealousy and meanness are human instincts, but they are not Christian, since the division they cause among believers is the work of the devil, Pope Francis said.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church

The New Zealand Herald

Filipino bishops to counter Islamic State group

Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, have vowed to counter extremist religions such as that espoused by Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

The NDP will launch a national inquiry into native women murders if elected

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair speaks a press conference at the National Press Theatre on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014, to discuss the need for an inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Stephen Harper

WWLP

Priest pleads not guilty to embezzlement charges

A Roman Catholic priest has pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $230,000 from the parish where he served as pastor.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Northborough, MA

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