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1 hr ago |

US colleges bar sex but must regulate it

NOT HERE: Some US colleges have strict prohibitions about sex before marriage, but still need to teach the value of consensual relations.


Related Topix: Wedding, Roman Catholic Church, Washington DC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Catholics, Protestants need to unite as Church

Protestants are very good people. They do more evangelizing than Catholics, and many are definitely more lively and dynamic.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Wedding, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

9 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Mormons discuss Book of Abraham translation

The article suggests God may have helped Smith, who never claimed to speak the language it was in, to understand what was in the scrolls.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Washington State University

9 hrs ago |

Mormon Church Essay Departs From Past Views of Joseph Smith's Book of Abraham

The Book of Abraham is inspired scripture and probably not a literal translation from ancient Egyptian scrolls by Mormon founder Joseph Smith, the Utah-based church said in a new essay .


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT, Washington State University, US Politics, US News

14 hrs ago | CNews

Pope: 'About 2%' of priests are pedophiles

Pope Francis waves as he leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican July 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

18 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

End of era as Sisters bid farewell to Trowbridge

Sister Anne and Sister Monica, the last two Sisters of St John of God leaving the parish of St John the Baptist, Trowbridge An era came to an end this week as the last two Sisters of St John of God, the Catholic order which has helped educate generations of children in Trowbridge, packed their bags to move on.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England

22 hrs ago |

Tutu supports assisted suicide

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Sunday said he supported assisted dying for the terminally ill, the day after the Church's former leader backed a bill to legalise it in Britain.


Related Topix: Anglican, Mandela, Drama Movies

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Age

The tale of the try-hard jihadist

It is difficult to believe that one of Australia's most wanted religious extremists, Musa Cerantonio, grew up in a big, Catholic Italian family of six in a suburb in Melbourne's west.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Australia,

The Macon Telegraph

'South Park' catalog finds a new home on Hulu

New episodes will continue to also appear on Comedy Central's website as well as the website of South Park Studios.


Related Topix: Animated TV, South Park, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Matt Stone, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

WFAA-TV Dallas

Survivor of deadly Spring shooting: 'My family is in a much better place'

SPRING, Texas Cassidy Stay, 15, is the sole survivor of the worst kind of tragedy, but Saturday at a public memorial program for her slain family, she was the picture of poise and strength.


Related Topix: Spring, TX, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

CBC News

Andre Poulin: dead Canadian jihadist used in ISIS recruitment video

Andrew Poulin joined the fighting in Syria in 2012. He died there in the summer of 2013 and reportedly left behind a wife and child.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Canada, Islam

Bellingham Herald

Springfield diocese holds special Mass

The event was organized by Joy Danita Allen, whose mother has Alzheimer's, as well as other members of the Ladies of St. Peter's Claver Auxiliary.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church

Kirkintilloch Today

Save St Joseph's Campaign

The council has been told that it doesn't need to get consent from MSPs under the Education Act 1980 to close St Joseph's Primary School.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Deseret News

Hundreds pray, fast for Utah boy burned over 40 percent of his body

On July 2, Max Goddard, 15, was involved in an explosion in his garage that left him with third-degree burns on 30 percent of his body.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), American Fork, UT, University of Utah

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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.


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

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Scientology, Entertainment

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Abortion, Roman Catholic Church

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Greek Orthodox priest accused of embezzlement misses first day in court



Related Topix: Orthodox Church