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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Muslims pray in church as bombs fall ahead of Eid

Displaced Palestinian gather of Iftar meal at a Greek Orthodox church where many Palestinians are taking shelter in Gaza City on July 25, 2014.

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23 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

"The 9 Days" Open Letter to Religious Zionist Worldwide

I hope people and communities across the world will read and contemplate the issue of the Holy Temple and I very much look forward to reading and responding to your questions, comments and concerns at the bottom of the page.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Observer

Tar Heel of the Week: Artemis 'Artie'...

Artemis Sarayiotes has spent more than 40 years toiling in the kitchen of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church to raise money for charities.

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Northern Life

Greek Festival attracts crowds with food and entertainment

Jenny Moutsatsos, Diana Millett, and her daughter Kallista Millett, 6, helped promote Greek culture at a gift shop at Sudbury's 22nd annual Greek Festival Saturday.

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Groong

Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches Attack Armenians

Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches Attack Armenians Igor Muradyan, Political Analyst Comments - 25 July 2014, 15:40 Over many centuries the Latin world was trying to absorb and assimilate orthodox nations and communities in Eastern Europe and the Near East.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

UPI

Supermodel Andreja Pejic comes out as transgender

Supermodel Andreja Pejic, formerly known as Andrej Pejic, came out as transgender in an interview after spending years as an androgynous model.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Suggestively Sacrilegious Photography - Glassbook Magazine's Nova...

Channeling a Russian Orthodox priest and his lover, models Curtis Joe Walker and Louann vo Brochwitz of Pole Position Management in New York star in Glassbook magazine's "Nova Pravda" editorial.

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Patterico

Meriam Ibrahim's Release: Whom to Thank

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman married to an American citizen, was flown to Rome from Khartoum yesterday, thus bringing to an end the saga of her death sentence handed down by a Sudanese Islamic court for alleged apostasy and adultery.

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Groong

Beirut: Christian leaders express shock at world silence after ISIS expels Iraqi Christians

Al-Akhbar, Lebanon July 24 2014 Christian leaders express shock at world silence after ISIS expels Iraqi Christians by Asad Abu Khalil The patriarchal residence in the town of Atchanah in Lebanon's Metn region brought together yesterday representatives of the churches of Mosul five days after the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forced Iraqi ... (more)

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Catholic World News

Syrian Orthodox leader laments silence of Muslim leaders in wake of Mosul

Speaking at his residence in Lebanon, the head of the Syriac Orthodox Church decried recent events in Mosul following its takeover by the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant , also known as the Islamic State of Syria .

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Free Republic

EWTN to open new studio at Orange County cathedral

On Thursday, EWTN Global Catholic Network announced it has begun construction on a television studio on the West Coast, located on the campus of the Diocese of Orange's Christ Cathedral.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Beast

Suhaib Salem/ReutersPower Shortages Hit Gaza Maternity WardAs the...

A makeshift refugee camp around Shifa Hospital is gradually insinuating itself into the maternity ward.

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Mail & Guardian

To flee Gaza or not is a tough choice

Displaced Palestinian women in the courtyard of the St Porferios Greek Orthodox church in Gaza where they and about 600 others have taken shelter from the Israeli assault.

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Switched

Muslim Gaza Refugees Find Shelter In Greek Orthodox Church

About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church.

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DFW Catholic

Iraqi Bishops Make Urgent Appeal to Country's Political Leaders

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako - together with all the Chaldean, Syrian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic and Armenian Bishops in northern Iraq - have launched an urgent appeal, calling for concrete action by the Iraqi government and an end to the "catastrophe" devastating their nation.

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Jerusalem Post

Shas leader: Israel doesn't need army since ultra-Orthodox prayers protect it

"Do you think that the people of Israel need an army?" Cohen asked during a sermon.

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Groong

Expulsion of Christians a 'crime against humanity,' Mosul bishop says

The Pilot July 23 2014 Expulsion of Christians a 'crime against humanity,' Mosul bishop says On: 7/23/2014, By Carol Glatz , In: World VATICAN CITY -- Backed up by death threats and property seizures, the expulsion of the entire Christian community from Mosul is "a crime against humanity," said an archbishop from Mosul.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Independent.ie

Pope 'updated' on church in Ireland

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin pictured with Abba Yohannes Kebede Amsalu, Representitive of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Ireland, after the launch of the Crosscare Information and Advocacy services Year 1 report, at the Crosscare center on Dublin's Sackville Place.

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The Daily Beast

Mahmud Hams/AFP/GettyGazans Seek Refuge in a Christian ChurchDuring a ...

There is very little left of what used to be a lively and densely populated neighborhood near the border between Gaza and Israel.

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Catholic World News

Russian Orthodox leadership: tell the truth about downed airliner in Ukraine

The Russian Orthodox Patriarchate of Moscow has urged anyone with information about the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine should tell "the whole truth before God and the people."

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