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Tuesday Jul 1 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Measles outbreak complicates 2 big Amish events

In this June 25, 2014 photo, Richland Public Health nurse Renee Blankenship gives Daniel Martin, an Amish man from Holmes County his Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccination while he talks with nurses Sue McFarren, left, and Denise Close, right, at a clinic in Shiloh, Ohio.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Ohio, Shiloh, OH, Knox County, OH

Tuesday Jul 1 | OUPblog

A Canada Day reading list

This Canada Day, we thought this would be an excellent opportunity to look back on some historical and fundamental books from the Canadian literary corpus.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Arts, Literature, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, Religion, Poetry

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Toledo Blade

Court lets firms opt out of birth control

In a major test of the reach of the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that closely held businesses with religious objections are permitted to opt out of a federal requirement to provide employees insurance coverage for birth control.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Religion, Pennsylvania, Samuel Alito

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

An oasis of peace

Mennonite Central Committee service workers Doug and Corinna Clymer Olson meet with members of the Maasai Integrated Development Initiative board: Dennis, Agnes, Moses and Stephen in Ngong outside Nairobi.


Related Topix: Religion, Kenya, Amani, Gospel, Family, Kids

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Pa. company at center of Supreme Court case on contraceptive coverage

A Pennsylvania cabinetmaker is at the center of a major U.S. Supreme Court case expected to be decided in the coming days.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Conestoga, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Religion

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Financial Times

'All My Puny Sorrows', by Miriam Toews

Suicide humour is a niche skill: the writer needs bravery and an acquaintance with the act that means the gags aren't ghoulish, but empathetic.


Related Topix: Suicide, Religion

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Brandon Sun

'New life for our children'

A horse and buggy stand outside a new school being built at an Old Order Mennonite community which had dozens of its children apprehended last year due to allegations of abuse.


Related Topix: Religion