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  1. Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over adRead the original story w/Photo

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    In this June 9, 2013 file photo, an Israeli member of the "Woman of the Wall" organization, right, tries to hug an ultra-Orthodox woman as they pray at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's old city. Israeli police say dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews attacked buses bearing photos of women worshipping like men do.


  2. John Bolton lecture, 'Book of Mormon' opening night, Cinemagogue film screening: Get OutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

    Drop by Syracuse University tonight to hear former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton speak in a lecture titled "Moving forward: The future of American Foreign Policy." SU's College Republicans will host Bolton, who served as undersecretary of state for arms control and international security under President George W. Bush.


  3. Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over adRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education will be honored in Philadelphia. When Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls' education, she will do so as the world's youngest Nobel laureate.


  4. The Unknown Relic of St. John Paul IIRead the original story

    1 hr ago | DFW Catholic

    On May 13, 1981, Anna Stanghellini, a nurse at the "Agostino Gemelli" Hospital, was working, as she did every day, in the surgery department. She didn't know that at 5:19 pm that day Mehmet Ali Agca attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II.


  5. Francis' retraces Turkey's history at cultural crossroads during 3-day visit next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Pope Francis will visit sites that recall Turkey's often-tumultuous history at a cultural crossroads between continents and faiths during a three-day visit to the country next month. The Vatican announced Tuesday that Francis' first stop on the Nov. 28-30 trip will be a visit to the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey.


  6. Six mistakes the West makes in dealing with PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pravda

    The West estimated Vladimir Putin's behavior at Europe-Asia Summit in Milan as challenging and negligent. Indeed, everyone was expecting a "breakthrough," but Putin did not justify anyone's expectations.


  7. 15:50 Opportunities for women to study Islam in Kyrgyzstan very narrow - expertRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AkiPress

    "Many women do not understand the difference between the trends in Islam and the opportunities for women to get educated on Islam is very narrow in Kyrgyzstan," expert Asel Murzakulova said on October 21 at the round table discussion on role of Muslim women in modern society. "Women here can get educated on Islam either at home or at special madrasas and through sermons by Tabligh," she said.


  8. The Inn at Honey Run Partners with Stash Hotel RewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    The Inn at Honey Run , a boutique hotel nestled in the rolling hills of Amish Country, today announced a partnership with Stash Hotel Rewards , the largest point-based rewards program for independent hotels across the U.S. As a result of this partnership, Stash members can now earn and redeem points at The Inn at Honey Run, where nature and wildlife are the hallmarks of this independent hotel experience. "Stash is the perfect alliance for us," said Jason Nies, Owner and GM at The Inn at Honey Run.


  9. Positivity: Pope beatifies Paul VI, 'great helmsman' of Vatican IIRead the original story

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    Addressing those gathered in Saint Peter's Square on Sunday for the beatification of Paul VI, Pope Francis reminded Christians who live out the Gospel message that they are "God's newness" both "in the Church and in the world." In his Oct. 19 homily, the Pope said God is "continually surprising us, opening our hearts and guiding us in unexpected ways."


  10. CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    A sign's wording is changed in front of L.L. Hotchkiss School Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. Some elementary school students on the the Ebola isolations list have returned to the school after completing a 21-day period of monitoring.


  11. Pistorius gets five years in prison for Steenkamp's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad, the latest victims in near-daily attacks that have targeted the country's capital. Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad, the latest victims in near-daily attacks that have targeted the country's capital.


  12. The Price of Papal PopularityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Normally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley's boys in blue ran up the score on the radicals in Grant Park. But, on Oct. 13, there emanated from the Synod on the Family in Rome a 12-page report from a committee picked by Pope Francis himself - and the secondary explosions have not ceased.


  13. Rabbis Barry Freundel and Leib Tropper Ensnared in Scandals Tied to ConversionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forward

    That may sound like the scandal now toppling Barry Freundel, the prominent Washington, D.C. rabbi who pled not guilty on October 15 to allegations that he secretly videotaped women showering in his synagogue's mikvah, or ritual bath. Yet it also describes the 2009 downfall of Rabbi Leib Tropper, an ultra-Orthodox activist who resigned as head of an organization that advocated for stricter conversion standards after he was accused of setting up sexual encounters between a woman undergoing conversion and other men.


  14. CDC releases revised Ebola gear Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment during a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines Monday, Oct. 20, for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients.


  15. The Importance Of Giving BackRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

    On October 16, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted an Eid al-Adha reception with members of the Diplomatic Corps, government officials, civil society leaders, and members of the American Muslim community. Though Eid al-Adha took place earlier this month, the Secretary and I were very delighted to have a chance to get together and celebrate such an important holiday with those in attendance.


  16. Livni, Herzog slam Netanyahu over latest political maneuverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political coward for his plans to call early general elections and form a new coalition with the ultra-Orthodox parties and Bayit Yehudi. The move comes following a row over Livni's bill to grant all city rabbis power to convert people to Judaism.


  17. Sekondi Anglican Church seeks reconciliationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    After 8 years of religious acrimony, the Anglican Church of the Sekondi Diocese has decided to reconcile with the Orthodox Anglican Church , the breakaway faction of the mother Anglican Church. The decision by the Sekondi Diocese, headed by Bishop Rt.


  18. Trident opens supported housing scheme in Birmingham regeneration projectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 24dash

    Midlands-based housing association Trident Group has teamed up with Cornerstone Regeneration for a new 6 million supported housing scheme in the Midlands as part of a wider regeneration project. St Teresa's Court, in Birmingham, was built on land next to St Teresa's Roman Catholic Church in Perry Barr, on the site of the church's former social centre which had fallen into disrepair.


  19. Hindus welcome Vatican's Deepavali greetings to 'Hindu Friends'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Merinews

    ... quartered in Vatican City), which is the largest of the Christian denominations. Hinduism, oldest and third largest religion of the world, has about one billion adherents and moksh (liberation) is its ultimate goal.


  20. Shipley, Norma J.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Marion Star

    Norma J. Shipley MARION: Norma J. Shipley, age 87, of Marion, Ohio, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014 at Presidential Center Genesis Healthcare. She was born May 17, 1927 in Marion, Ohio to the late Roy F. and Ida May Shenefield.