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  1. The Long Reach of Pope Francis: how he (and Oscar Romero) touched our diocese & our parishRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    When he was elected, my first thought was "Can anything good come out of an Electoral College of Cardinals packed so tightly with clones of the reactionaries, John Paul II and Benedict XVI? Bergoglio must be one of those carbon copies." Jorge Mario Bergoglio turned into Pope Francis.


  2. Living Legends pay tribute to ancestral rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    From hula to hoop dance, Vernon is about to experience a culturally diverse spectacle when Brigham Young University's Living Legends arrives at the Performing Arts Centre Saturday. Each year, hundreds of BYU students audition for the opportunity to pay tribute to their ancestors through music and dancing and this year is no exception when Living Legends presents Seasons .


  3. Sweets and soup vanish as Pakistan aims for halal export boostRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Australian

    Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from Pakistan's shop counters as the country looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to rich Gulf states. At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law.


  4. Push for buses on Sabbath sets off debate in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... manage to catapult the issue to the forefront of political conversation, reviving a thorny debate about the role of religion in the Jewish state. The minister, Yisrael Katz, derisively dismissed the ride-seekers as leftist sore losers after ...


  5. What Pope Francis ought to tell Castro's CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    It will be a remarkable opportunity for the pontiff to preach his gospel and serve as impetus to move negotiations along between the island and the United States.


  6. Chris Schillig: Bible Man's lessons don't belong in the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... in his visits to Coalmont Elementary School in Altamont, Tenn. According to a complaint filed with the Freedom from Religion Foundation and reprinted in a Huffington Post story, Horace was using his monthly school-day visits to offer "baby Jesus ...


  7. PredictionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | 704 Houser Street

    ... illegal migration with public money, and then not liking it when they are told to do things that go against their religion. There are several thoughts that popped into my head when I was writing that post. 1. Christians are becoming almost useless ...


  8. It's time for marriage equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    The federal government recognizes them. The U.S. military does. But according to the Guam government, legally married same-sex couples are not recognized by the island's government.


  9. Marriage definition on Supreme Court docket a " don't turn believers into bigotsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... That step would be a sad one for America, and for the constitutional tradition that has kept the state and religion separate without inhibiting religion's place in society. The future of same-sex marriage ought to belong to the states, where a ...


  10. Thousands gathered at National Mall voice support of same-sex marriageRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    Busloads of people from across the country descended onto the National Mall on Saturday to voice opposition to same-sex marriage. In the coming week, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on whether state restrictions on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional.


  11. Our African bonds defy bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Clerics joined politicians and South Africans from all walks of life in marching through the streets of Joburg in protest at the xenophobic attacks. Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba, Bishop Dalton Adams and Gauteng Premier David Makhura were among those who took part.


  12. Book giveaway yields treasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Ten-year-old Landon Miller from Grand Junction helps sort some of the 1,800 books collected by the Mesa County AmeriCorp for a free book giveaway Saturday morning at East Middle School.AmeriCorp put out over 40 boxes in the community to collect children's books as part of a program sponsored by EPIC . The Community Day Book Giveaway will go to 2:00pm.


  13. Hindu mantras open City Council of McFarland, made famous by Kevin Costner movieRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Merinews

    ... with World Interfaith Leader Award, Zed is a global Hindu and interfaith leader, who besides taking up the cause of religion worldwide, has also raised huge voice against the apartheid faced by about 15-million Roma (Gypsies) in Europe. Hinduism, ...


  14. Bennett said to drop Foreign Ministry demand in coalition breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, speaks during an interview to The Associated Press in Jerusalem, Monday, February. 16, 2015.


  15. More than 1,500 beautify Redlands on annual Community Day of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    REDLANDS >> Abigail Jones took a broom to the Rev. Harry T. Riddle's grave marker at Hillside Memorial Park on Saturday with pep in her step.


  16. Badal asks Modi to restore dignity pride of Khalsa PanthRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday brought the crucial Sikh issues and the agrarian crisis to the national centrestage, asking the Centre to end the "political, economic and religious discrimination" against the state, Sikh community and the farmers as a "matter of extreme national urgency". Deviating from the prepared script, the CM minced no words in highlighting policies and decisions of the successive Congress governments at the Centre, which had spelt "despair and acute sense of grievance" in the Sikh community.


  17. Finally, a U.S. Bishop Is PunishedBy Pascal-Emmanuel GobryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    It's a huge deal and major accountability moment for a Church that frankly hasn't had enough of them. The Vatican is getting it at last.


  18. Montco woman has big role in 'Clinton the Musical'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Hillary Rodham Clinton might want to consider hiring Lower Gwynedd-based stage producer Kari Lynn Hearn as a campaign adviser. Or keep her in mind for an embassy posting.


  19. Rev. Gary Brennan, 64, pastor and 'encourager'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Gary Brennan worked as a bank manager for the former Lenape State Bank in Deptford in the 1980s and 1990s. Then he became an accountant in Philadelphia for Cigna, the health services firm.


  20. Non-Muslim artists embrace Islamic artRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... miles northeast of Mosul, Iraq is the small village of Lalish, the most sacred place on Earth to the Yazidi religion. Followers of the faith believe the village, surrounded on all sides by mountains lined with oak trees, to be the center of the ...