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56 min ago | Catholic World News

Russia should not follow US church-state model, says leading Orthodox official

A leading official of the Russian Orthodox Church has told the Interfax news agency that the United States' model of church-state relations is "not correct" and that Russia should make no apologies for its preferential support for some religions.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014


ISTANBUL: US criticizes Turkey of anti-Semitism, Halki seminary

Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey July 29 2014 US criticizes Turkey of anti-Semitism, Halki seminary WASHINGTON The 2013 International Religious Freedom Report, which is conducted by the U.S. State Department, has criticized Turkey over a rise in anti-Semitism in the country and the status of the Halki seminary.


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The Jewish Journal

The meaning of Tisha b'Av in trying times: Together, we remember

This is not the first time war has ravaged the small slip of land that borders the Mediterranean Sea to the west and the Jordan River to the east.


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Russian Spring

Vast open fields stretch for miles toward the southern horizon, dark brown, waiting to be sown with wheat or rye.


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The Daily Star

Eastern church shuns France's asylum offer

BEIRUT: The Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and the Levant has strongly criticized France's offer to grant Iraqi Christians political asylum, describing the move as an attempt to empty the region from the adepts of Christ.


Related Topix: Religion, Middle East, Iraq, World News, Terrorism

The Times of Israel

Yeshivas cancel vacation in solidarity with IDF troops

Illustrative photo of young ultra orthodox Jewish men in a yeshiva in Jerusalem, September 2, 2013 Several prominent ultra-Orthodox yeshivas canceled summer vacation and called on their students to continue studying Torah in solidarity with IDF soldiers fighting in the Gaza Strip, ultra-Orthodox media reported.


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

New York Sun

A Warning From the Rebbe Echoes Through New Books As War Waxes in Israel

In September, 1993, the Oxford University L'Chaim Society, which I founded, was advancing.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Free Republic

Ukraine Donetsk oblast: Prayer Request Rev Alexander Kobzev, Church of Christ abducted

Alexander Kobzev, Pastor of the Church of Christ has almost certainly been abducted by Kremlin-backed militants.


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Nine O'Clock

The Patriarch and the Pentecostals

Pope Francis met the Pentecostals in an Italian locality and apologized to them for the persecutions of the fascist years.


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Catholic World News

Destruction in Gaza nears WWII levels, says Catholic aid official

An official of Caritas Jerusalem, the Catholic charitable agency, has compared destruction wrought by an Israeli offensive in Gaza to the devastation of World War II.


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Religion News Service

SNAPa s clergy abuse victims mark 25 years and eye new targets

Catholics and sexual abuse survivors protest in front of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis on June 11, 2014.


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.com | Islam Catholic Connection 2

Well done! You have got the community talking! More than 50 comments have been made on one of your articles.


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ABC News

Iraqi christians fleeing ISIS start telling their horrifying stories

MARK COLVIN: Reports have emerged that some of the Christians expelled from the ancient Iraqi city of Mosul have died while trying to escape.


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Szentendre is a riverside town in Pest county, Hungary, near the capital city Budapest.


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American Thinker

Putin and Obama, the Bobbsey Twins

For half a millennium the Russian Tsars proudly proclaimed themselves to be guardians of Christian civilization against barbarian invasions from the Asian steppes and the Muslim Middle East.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Times Herald

Israelis unite behind war effort

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.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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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.


Related Topix: Life, Greek Cuisine, Food, Religion