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  1. Protesters occupying church for 11 years pray for reprieveRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOV9

    Parishioners occupying a Catholic church south of Boston for nearly 11 years say they're not worried about a court-ordered deadline. A state judge earlier this month ordered the defiant members of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church in Scituate to end their occupation by Friday.

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  2. IIT Madras bans a student group for their alleged anti-Modi activities; move faces criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Merinews

    The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras is making headlines not for any great scientific invention that it has made but for the reason that it has banned a group of Dalit students who were allegedly against PM Narendra Modi-led government's policies. IIT Madras while clarifying the reason of its action against the students' group, Ambedkar Periyar Student Circle said that it used IIT-M's name without its permission.

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  3. Hindus urge Pope to discipline former Nebraska Bishop for terming yoga 'serious sin'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Merinews

    ... adds: He correctly points out that yoga originated in, and is an important part of, various forms of the Hindu religion which is, in the Catholic perspective, "a pagan religion based on heathen beliefs and false doctrine of revelation involving such ...

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  4. Grate cheese on veg, always tear lettuce and never peel potatoes:...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    This Is It! After years of teasing Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch hits the market for an astonishing $100m Judge SLAMS 'remorseless' millionaire mom who killed her autistic son with forced fatal overdose and watched him die - as he sentences her to 18 years in prison PICTURED: Officers arrested in Freddie Gray murder being taken to jail WITHOUT handcuffs as one suspect HUGS fellow cop before being booked Now Michelle Obama goes after s'mores: First Lady's MyPlate wants Americans to make the campfire snack WITHOUT chocolate and marshmallows EXCLUSIVE: Hilton hotel heirs blow off the sentencing hearing of troubled son Conrad, now under house arrest, to attend daughter Nicky's posh Italian wedding to billionaire Fears as anti-Islam activist plans Draw Muhammad contest today outside Arizona mosque frequented by the two terrorists who ambushed similar event in Dallas Cyclist who killed CBS ... (more)

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  5. Raised in America, dumped in Mexico: The Mexican-born criminals who ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    This Is It! After years of teasing Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch hits the market for an astonishing $100m Judge SLAMS 'remorseless' millionaire mom who killed her autistic son with forced fatal overdose and watched him die - as he sentences her to 18 years in prison PICTURED: Officers arrested in Freddie Gray murder being taken to jail WITHOUT handcuffs as one suspect HUGS fellow cop before being booked Now Michelle Obama goes after s'mores: First Lady's MyPlate wants Americans to make the campfire snack WITHOUT chocolate and marshmallows EXCLUSIVE: Hilton hotel heirs blow off the sentencing hearing of troubled son Conrad, now under house arrest, to attend daughter Nicky's posh Italian wedding to billionaire Fears as anti-Islam activist plans Draw Muhammad contest today outside Arizona mosque frequented by the two terrorists who ambushed similar event in Dallas Cyclist who killed CBS ... (more)

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  6. After the stardust has settledRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Attending Cannes Film Festival is like watching Mad Max: relentless, breathless, and giddily exhilarating. The festival ended last Sunday, with the French film Dheepan by Jacques Audiard a dark-horse Palme d'Or winner, and it makes sense now to look back at the world's premier cinema showcase after a few days of recuperation from the madness, where things can be put into a better perspective.

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  7. Reverend Monsignor Harmon SkillinRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | RecordNET

    Monsignor Skillin grew up in an Italian-Irish Catholic home in San Francisco, graduated from St. Cecilia's Grammar School, and knew from age 13 that he wanted to be a priest. He attended St. Joseph College High School in Mountain View, St. Joseph College and St. Patrick's Seminary before being ordained to the Priesthood in 1960 at St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco.

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  8. Catching up with 300 pilgrims from LiraRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Vision

    A group of 300 pilgrims who have been walking all the way from Lira in northern Uganda for two weeks camped at Kasana, Luwero Thursday evening, set to continue to their final destination the Martyrs' shrine at Namugongo in Kampala. They settled down at Our Lady Fatima Cathedral to replenish their energies.

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  9. Whistler Village Church shutteredRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

    The Whistler Village Church, a multi-denominational faith group that was founded in 2001, has stopped conducting services because of dwindling numbers, strained finances and a lack of pastoral leadership. After scaling back to twice-monthly services late last year and cancelling services altogether during the Olympic/Paralympic period in February and March, the decision was recently made to stop meeting for the foreseeable future.

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  10. Photo Call: Jim Parsons Is God! An Act of God Opens On BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Playbill

    The new Broadway comedy An Act of God , starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons in the role of God, officially opened on Broadway May 28 at Studio 54. Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald and "Saturday Night Live" alum Tim Kazurinsky play the Archangels Michael and Gabriel in the new play, which began previews May 7; the show opened a month after the April 23 deadline for the 2014-15 Tony Awards. The new Broadway comedy has an exclusive mobile lottery partnership with TodayTix, and a strictly limited number of $37 mobile lottery tickets will be available via the TodayTix app for entry on the day of each performance .

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  11. Catholic bishops withdraw support for Burundi electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Catholic Church leaders said on Thursday they no longer support the Burundi government's decision to hold elections next month amid political unrest over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term. The European Union also said it was suspending its election observer mission here.

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  12. Taken and destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | World Magazine

    On May 20, about to leave Xi'an in northwest China, I sat at breakfast checking email on my iPhone. The news: J. Jon Bruno, Episcopal bishop of Los Angeles, is selling the former St. James Church in Newport Beach, Calif., completed in 2002.

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  13. Winners taking allRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | World Magazine

    A pastor's recent dismissal underscores the problems evangelical ministers face in the Presbyterian Church , a denomination that embraced same-sex marriage this spring. The Presbytery of Carlisle, an association of PC churches in Pennsylvania, voted recently to dissolve the pastoral relationship between Wayne Lowe-a vocal supporter of biblical marriage-and his congregation, Faith Presbyterian Church of Harrisburg.

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  14. Barbara Bedell: Bishop Shin to open 100th year at St. Andrew's in S. FallsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... film “Ron and Laura Take Back America” on Saturday. The mockumentary satire about American politics, religion, Hollywood, health food nuts and reality shows, in which Bobby plays the part of Jack, will be at the Hoboken International ...

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  15. DispatchesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | World Magazine

    Thousands of desperate Iraqis fled the besieged city of Ramadi as Islamic State militants captured the strategic capital of Anbar Province. During a Pentagon news conference, U.S. Gen.

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  16. Religion briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Bishop Peter A. Libasci is asking Catholic parishes across New Hampshire to take up a special free will offering the weekend of May 30-31 to support recovery efforts in Nepal following last month's devastating earthquake. In a letter to priests throughout the state, Bishop Libasci said, “The generosity of the Catholic people of New Hampshire is evident by the strong and ready response they have always shown following such tragic events.

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  17. Anglican Church launches Namugongo water bottling plantRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Vision

    As part of the activities to commemorate the Uganda Martyrs' Day due next week Wednesday, the Church leaders, accompanied by several staff on the project's building committee, also paid homage to the Martyrs' Museum under construction at the same Shrine. Wilberforce Kityo explained that the Church had decided to start bottling safe drinking water from the "various springs" at the shrine to promote business tourism in the country.

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  18. Chonburi plans full slate of activities for Visakha Bucha DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    Chonburi will mark Monday's Visakha Bucha holiday by hosting a full-day of activities to kick off its "Buddhism Promotion Week." Deputy Mayor Chamnanwit Taerat met with provincial officials May 18 to put the finishing touches on plans for the celebration, which will feature a "meditation walk/run", religious ceremonies and offering of alms.

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  19. Scrap the - celibacy vow for Catholic priestsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Congratulations to my friend, Father Michael Lewis, former Roman Catholic priest, for renouncing his vows of celibacy and taking the beautiful Patricia Moss-Solomon for his bride. I met Father Michael while he was rector of Holy Trinity Cathedral, and, as he travelled with me to the place of interment after funerals, we would always have a lively discussion on current affairs.

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  20. 'Leviathan' Actor Wins Defamation Suit Against Russian LegislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Leviathan actor Valery Grishko has won a defamation lawsuit against a Russian legislator amidst accusations of being "unpatriotic" for playing an Orthodox priest in the film. A local court in Samara, where Grishko lives and works as a local theater's chief director, has ruled that an article published by city legislator Dmitry Sivirkin on a local web site contained defamatory remarks aimed at Grishko.

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