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8 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News
The 18-year-old from Montclair, brought up in a black Baptist-Catholic family, and schooled at a Catholic high school, left for Israel this week for 10 months of study at a yeshiva in Jerusalem.
12 hrs ago | BBC News
One of the oldest churches in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is struggling to keep going - its congregation only occasionally reaches double figures.
16 hrs ago | Catholic World News
A Ukrainian Catholic bishop in England has charged that the Russian Orthodox Church is spreading misinformation about the role of the Eastern Catholic Church in Ukraine.
22 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
In several theologies, including the Greek Orthodox faith of the Demoulas family who own Market Basket, 40 days and 40 nights is symbolic for a prolonged period of trial and suffering.
Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a U.S. religious student who disappeared while on a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week.
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2. Freeh hurt in crash: Former FBI director Louis Freeh, who was hired by Penn State to investigate the university's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, was seriously injured in a car crash in Vermont.
A visiting rabbi from Jerusalem was threatened and verbally abused by a gang of youths in a shopping mall in Western Australia on Monday.
A young Orthodox Jewish man from Lakewood, Ocean County, is the object of a massive search effort in Israel after he went missing Friday while hiking in woods outside Jerusalem.
The arrests of nine Haredi rioters last Sunday at a rally in Jerusalem against the imprisonment of a yeshiva student for ignoring an IDF draft order were carried out in the most un-Orthodox of ways.
As Ukrainians prepared to mark their Aug. 24 Independence Day under the cloud of fierce fighting in the East, Catholic leaders condemned the threat to Ukraine's territorial integrity and prayed for a speedy end to the hostilities.
A little more than 100 people gathered at Hillcrest Junior High, 156 E. 5600 South, to create the Greek Orthodox Mission Parish Saturday.
Selma. Nearly 50 years ago it was violent Selma, impossibly racist Selma, site of Bloody Sunday, when peaceful civil rights marchers made their first attempt to cross the Pettus Street Bridge on the way to the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.
An article titled, " Iraq's Christians See Putin As Savior ," appeared on the website of The Daily Beast in late June.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 08:32 pm
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