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  1. Eight little known facts about the Lubavitcher RebbeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Rabbi Joseph Teluskhin has added another book to the continuing documentation of the life and influence of Menachem M. Schneerson, the departed leader of the Lubavitcher orthodox community known as Chabad .


  2. Why religions don't oppose vaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cupertino Courier

    ... there is a minority of Amish parents who do not vaccinate their children, vaccination is not prohibited by their religion. Tibetan Buddhist: Strongly supportive of vaccines. In 2010, Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader and Nobel laureate the Dalai ...


  3. Sentinel Audio Chat: Defend yourself daily - with prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    Audio begins on February 03, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST. Please join us in the Reading Room to listen together.


  4. Things to know: Week 2 in legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Members walk outside before the afternoon session of the 184th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City Saturday October 4, 2014. The Salt Lake Tribune) Members walk outside before the afternoon session of the 184th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City Saturday October 4, 2014.


  5. Late Pope John Paul II relic visits WilbrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WWLP

    Hundreds of area Catholics Saturday night, gathered to worship alongside a relic from the late Pope John Paul the 2nd. About 500 of the area's Catholic faithful packed into St. Cecelia Church in Wilbraham to view and pray by the relic.


  6. Election Update: Probing Mrs. Netanyahu's BottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Forward

    Two days after Israel's election season opened officially with the registration of party lists on Thursday, the campaign is already just about the dirtiest in memory. Various parties are suing to have the Central Elections Commission disallow the names of certain rival parties or bar individual candidates from running.


  7. Vatican hits sour note with women, but progress may comeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Missourian

    A new Vatican outreach initiative to listen to women hit a sour note before it even got off the ground: The sexy blonde on its Internet promo video came under such ridicule that it was quickly taken down. But the program is going ahead, and an inaugural meeting this week will study women's issues in ways that are utterly new for the Holy See.


  8. The haunting eyes that remind us - ColumnRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    The huge eyes stare toward the camera from people who somehow hold onto hope in a hopeless place. Others show no hope, but seem to be only awaiting death.


  9. In Super Bowl matchup, Pats have Israel connections corneredRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    When the two heavyweights of the National Football League - the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots - meet in the Super Bowl Sunday night in Arizona, many questions will be answered. Can Seattle's "Legion of Boom" defense shut down New England's vaunted passing attack? Will the Patriots' defenders slow Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch? Is this the game in which Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick take their spots as the best in football history, or will Seattle dethrone New England as the dominant NFL franchise? In one area, though, the Patriots already have the Seahawks beat, well before the opening kickoff - their connection to Judaism and Israel.


  10. Diocese misused funds, suit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Wave

    It was one thing when the faithful at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church raised $8 million to build a new parish center, then heard little more about the project. But when they learned that the Diocese of Orange planned a $3 million renovation of their beloved church sanctuary - perched on a Dana Point precipice and designed to showcase spectacular ocean views - dozens balked.


  11. Turkey 'in Europe's future,' Turkish PM saysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Trend

    Turkish people are an essential part of Europe, Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said late Saturday in his address to the nation, Anadolu agency reported. Pointing to the obstacles in Turkey's EU membership, Davutoglu said those adopting anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish stances would not be able to overshadow either the historical realities or Turkey's willpower.


  12. Dance Card: The passing of the master of Kathak, Chitresh Das, left...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The unexpected death of 70-year-old Kathak master Chitresh Das on Jan. 4 is a calamity for the world of dance, but it's a disaster for which he prepared his disciples well. A performer of earthy exuberance and exquisite control, he was the driving force in spreading knowledge and appreciation of Kathak, the North Indian classical dance form.


  13. Church gives up a 42m in land deal for victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    The Catholic Church has surrendered ownership of 44 properties worth a 42m to the State as part of the Residential Institutions Redress Act, the Sunday Independent can reveal. The Government wanted the religious orders to pay half of the total bill of a 1.4bn needed for redress payments and legal costs.


  14. Why I'll be voting 'No' to same-sex marriage, even though I'm gayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Family values: 'The institution of marriage was established to support children and does not reflect the reality of most same-sex relationships,' says Keith Mills. Photo: Tony Gavin As the public debate on the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum got under way in earnest last week, you could be forgiven for thinking that the two opposing sides consisted of the entire gay community and all political parties in favour of redefining marriage, with the only opposition coming from the Catholic Church and Catholic organisations such as the Iona Institute. 1 comment

  15. Paczkis, Pierogie & Polkas: Now You Can Be Polish For a Day On This New Step On Bus TourRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    Kiss me I'm Polish, "Smaczne", and Let's Eat Poonchkis! They've all become part of the American lexicon in recent years. Louisiana has the Mardi Gras.


  16. Hundreds celebrate life of acclaimed architect Sir Ian AthfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Hundreds have turned out for a public memorial celebrating the life and works of architect Sir Ian Athfield in Wellington today. Three of Sir Ian's most significant projects - Civic Square, Wellington Central Library and the Wellington waterfront - are the backdrop to the memorial event at City Gallery Wellington, which started at 3pm.


  17. The Year of Consecrated LifeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    The US Conference of Bishops has begun a variety of "initiatives and resources to help families learn about the consecrated life of religious men and women. Activities will focus on sharing experiences of prayer, service and community life with those living a consecrated life.


  18. Iraqi libraries ransacked by Islamic State group in MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    AP Photo/Karim Kadim Iraqis look at books on al-Mutanabi Street, home to the city's book market in central Baghdad. One afternoon this month, Islamic State militants arrived at the Central Library of the northern city of Mosul in a non-combat mission.


  19. LDS position on gay, religious rights may influence state legislatures around the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, inside the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, as LDS leaders reemphasize support for LGBT nondiscrimination laws that protect religious freedoms. Some experts on gay rights and religious freedom issues believe the LDS Church's major announcement on Tuesday that it supports nondiscrimination laws that balance religious liberty issues could influence conversations in legislatures and churches.


  20. Pat Howard: Sisters adjust ministries as their numbers dwindleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    One of the most pressing questions about America's nuns doesn't center on the Vatican's preoccupation with keeping them in line, but on what we're going to do without them. Staff writer Dana Massing's report last Monday on the state of the sisterhood in Erie focused on how the members of local orders have adapted their ministries to the times and changing needs of the people they serve.