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59 min ago | Accuracy In Media

Why Won't Putin Help Middle East Christians?

An article titled, " Iraq's Christians See Putin As Savior ," appeared on the website of The Daily Beast in late June.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Religion

16 hrs ago | Catholic World News

Ukrainian Catholic leader blasts Russian Orthodox statements, says Church is being oppressed

In a letter to bishops and political leaders around the world, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said that the Catholic Church is being oppressed in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Europe, World News, Ukraine, Terrorism, Episcopal Church

19 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

Mystic Chords

The influence of Eastern Orthodox Christianity on composer Arvo PA rt's music is undisputed: His minimalistic music draws from obvious religious inspiration.

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Related Topix: Religion, Europe, World News, Estonia, George Washington University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Remembering Hope Dundoff Klipa: 'a good friend and a beautiful lady'

She was a member of St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, Oberlin, Serbian National Federation Lodge No.

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Related Topix: Religion, Serbia, World News

DFW Catholic

How Can We Be Sure The Books of The Bible Are Inspired?

The word "canon" means rule or measure. In terms of the Bible, it specifically refers to the list of the books that are inspired by the Holy Spirit and are thus are part of Sacred Scripture.

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church

American Thinker

Russia at Bay

No nation in world history has destroyed its relationships with the outside world as rapidly or decisively as Vladimir Putin's Russia has done in 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Religion, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Catholic World News

Patriarchs ask international community to protect Iraqi Christians

The heads of the Chaldean Catholic Church, the Maronite Catholic Church, the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, the Syriac Catholic Church, and the Syriac Orthodox Church met in Iraq's Kurdistan region on August 20 and asked the international community to protect Iraq's persecuted Christians.

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church

The Day

Elections and inconstancy in the fold of the church

Give back to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's. The humanitarian aid convoy that is stubbornly pushing forward like a tank column from Russia is, of course, the king's will.

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Related Topix: Religion

New Times SLO

Reawaken Muhammad's words

A 4th century Christian saint once declared, "The world is a book ... and those who do not travel read but one page."

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Related Topix: Egypt Travel, Travel, Middle East Travel, Religion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Russian Orthodox philanthropists are set to finance a wide range of...

American actor Hugh Jackman is reportedly being considered for a role in one of the new productions.

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Related Topix: Religion, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hugh Jackman

The Atlantic

Are Ukraine's Leaders in League With Satanists? On Russian TV, Yes

What do Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov have in common with members of a satanic religious sect based in central Ukraine? They are all part of a broad movement to destroy the Russian Orthodox Church, according to Russia's leading state-run broadcaster.

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Related Topix: Oleksandr Turchynov, Religion, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News

Groong

Finnish Monk, Author Of 500-Page Book On Armenia: 'I Never Encountered Such Beauty Anywhere'

FINNISH MONK, AUTHOR OF 500-PAGE BOOK ON ARMENIA: 'I NEVER ENCOUNTERED SUCH BEAUTY ANYWHERE' 14:45 19/08/2014 >> SOCIETY Finnish monk, Professor of Theology Serafim Seppala has for years been studying the Armenian culture and history and has a number of publications on this topic, among them a 500-page book on Armenian art and culture; he is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, Religion,

Groong

The Christians Of Iraq And Syria

THE CHRISTIANS OF IRAQ AND SYRIA The Economist Aug 19 2014 UNTIL they fell victim to the Islamist advance across northern Iraq, few in the West knew much about the Yazidis, practitioners of an ancient, secretive religion which reveres the Peacock Angel as the chief among seven angels to whom God has entrusted the world.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Religion

Jerusalem Post

Police heighten security ahead of haredi protest in capital

Hundreds expected in Mea She'arim today to decry arrest of yeshiva student who refused to show up at draft office.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Pope Takes Korean Gifts to Vatican

Pope Francis returned to Vatican on Monday after ending his five-day visit to Korea.

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

Hellenic News of America

His Grace Bishop Gregory of Nyssa leads 2014 Archon Lenten Retreat

With the blessings of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, the Order of Saint Andrew was pleased to have His Grace Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA, as its retreat master for the 11th Annual Archon Lenten Retreat, March 21-22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Hellenic News of America

Agris Scholarships kick off 21st year with over $400,000 in grants...

Hellenes across America tuning in for the latest on air news, searching cutting edge web publications, tapping online resources for travel tips or just perusing a magazine feature article have most definitely come across the name or face of a former recipient of the Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Religion, Emerson College, Montgomery, AL

Jerusalem Post

Hungarian community leader vows European Jewry will not disappear

Jewish leaders across Europe are split when it come to the severity of what many see as a growing crisis for Jews in Europe.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Religion, Israel, World News, Middle East,

DFW Catholic

New Ukrainian Orthodox head to face questions of independence

Kyiv, Ukraine, Aug 19, 2014 / 04:02 am .- The newly elected head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Moscow Patriarchate must decide whether that Church can be independent from Russia, Ukraine's eastern neighbor with which it is in conflict, analysts say.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Killing for God: In the Great War, religion was both a crutch and a sword

This war memorial, located in front of Deer Lodge Centre, shows a soldier being carried into heaven by an angel, an example of the intersection of religion and war.

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Related Topix: Religion, Vladimir Putin, Roman Catholic Church, Opinion

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