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2 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

Persecuted by the Soviets, Russia's Hare Krishnas Continue Their Fight for Acceptance

Russia's Krishna population is estimated to be as high as as 250,000, said Jha of the Association of Indians of Russia.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News, International Society for Krishna Consciousness

6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

After death of Palestinian teen, Israel left to deal with new national threat

Israelis are resilient in the face of rocket attacks, even tragic acts of violence.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Orthodox Church,

10 hrs ago | Suria

Leah Remini: 'Best Thing' about...

Leah Remini is happy she can now enjoy alcohol when she likes after she quit the Church of Scientology last year.

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Related Topix: Scientology, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

General Synod vote on women bishops

The General Synod vote over women bishops comes after the legislation was derailed in November 2012 by just six votes cast by lay members The Church of England is being given a second chance to back the introduction of women bishops at a key meeting getting under way today.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Poland hospital chief fired for refusing abortion on religious grounds

Warsaw: The head of a Polish public hospital has been dismissed for refusing, on religious grounds, to carry out an abortion on a woman whose unborn baby suffered from serious malformations.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Roman Catholic Church

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WISN-TV

Greek Orthodox priest accused of embezzlement misses first day in court

THIS GREEK CHURCH IS AN ICON. IT WAS STRUGGLING WHEN THE PRIEST BEGAN SIPHONING MONEY FOR HIS PERSONAL USE.

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Related Topix: Orthodox Church

ABC News

Louisiana Ruling on Confession Rankles Catholics

Catholics are decrying a recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision that reaches into the most sanctified of church places, the confessional booth.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Roman Catholic Church, US Supreme Court, US News

Whittier Daily News

Fontana church houses bus of Central American immigrants, mostly children

Diocese of San Bernardino officials at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Fontana say they are housing some immigrant families in this former convent.

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Related Topix: Fontana, CA, San Bernardino, CA, Roman Catholic Church

Tri-cityherald.com

Gay wedding complaint filed vs. Methodist pastors

The pastors blessed the Nov. 9 ceremony at Philadelphia's Arch Street United Methodist Church to show support for a colleague who faced church discipline for presiding over his gay son's wedding.

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Related Topix: Methodist, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

KTVN Reno

Funeral set for Ohio priest convicted of murder

He entered New Orleans City Hall as a cool and confidant self-styled reformer, won fame there as a passionate, if profane, critic of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and exited under suspicion.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Berthold, ND, Weather

ABC News

Funeral Set for Ohio Priest Convicted of Murder

A full funeral mass is set for Friday for a Roman Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun in northwest Ohio in 1980.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

NewsBusters.org

NPR Boosts Plight of Catholic School Teacher Fired For Same-Sex 'Marriage'

Adam Ragusea provided little balance on Wednesday's Morning Edition on NPR, as he covered a homosexual man's lawsuit against his former employer a Catholic school who let him go after he announced his planned same-sex "marriage" on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Roman Catholic Church

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBC News

Ex-archbishop to appeal sentence for sex assault on altar boy

A former Orthodox priest and archbishop has been sentenced to eight months in jail for sexually assaulting an altar boy in Winnipeg during the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Orthodox Church

Examiner.com

Jewish mother of murdered son reveals flaw in Torah and revealed religions

Funeral for Rachel's son, Naftali Fraenkel, and his two friends. The religious violence in the "holy land" is letting the world know the "revealed"/hearsay religions have nothing of meaning and value to offer us.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Judaism

Local10.com

World Cup finals: Pope versus pope?

At the very least, if Argentina advances to the World Cup finals, it could put millions of Catholics -- not to mention Vatican employees -- in a bit of a bind.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Polish hospital head fired over denied abortion

The case - which saw the recently delivered baby put under intensive care with major brain and skull deformity - has stirred wide debate in Polish media, raising questions about the boundaries of faith in public life in a country that is traditionally Catholic but increasingly becoming secular.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

KDAR-FM Oxnard

Why Go to Church?

"And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another - and all the more as you see the Day approaching" for not joining together with fellow believers on a regular, weekly basis.

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Related Topix: Denver Seminary, Judaism, Prison

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Topless activists on trial over Notre Dame protest

French prosecutors want activists who bared their breasts in Notre Dame Cathedral to pay thousands of euros in fines for damages.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

Lexington Herald-Leader

French financier to head Vatican bank

As widely expected, the Vatican announced Wednesday it had tapped Jean-Baptiste de Franssu to head the Institute of Religious Works, as the bank is formally called.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Gay Teacher Files Sex Discrimination Claim Against Georgia School

Flint Dollar practices organ at First Presbyterian Church in Milledgeville, Ga. He's working there part-time while he pursues a legal complaint against a private Catholic school that declined to renew his position after administrators learned he plans to marry his male partner.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Roman Catholic Church

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