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  1. Religious groups in North Jersey welcome gays, demonstrating a new act of faithRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Candles are lit at a vigil in Clifton, organized by St. Peter's Episcopal Church, for the Orlando shooting victims on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Conservative Jews in Ridgewood are celebrating the same-sex marriages of their children during pre-wedding rituals at their synagogue.

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  2. Hindu temple in Greater Toronto installing 50-feet Lord Hanuman statueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Merinews

    ... in Hinduism and is known for incredible strength and was a perfect grammarian. Hinduism, oldest and third largest religion of the world, has about one billion adherents. Incorporated in 1872, multicultural Richmond Hill, whose tagline is "where ...

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  3. Terry Dickson: Southern Baptists furl a symbol of the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    While meeting in Tampa, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution calling on Christians to stop displaying the Confederate battle flag. Southern Heritage Florida took offense, calling it hypocrisy and, in the words of spokesman David McCallister, "very draconian."

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  4. Pope to Armenians: Never forget the genocide, but reconcileRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... faith and martyrdom in a largely Muslim region and the first nation in the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301. "We were saved by the Christian faith, which in the years of the genocide helped our grandfathers and ...

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  5. Jaipur Muslims get set for for Eid ul-Fitr festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Merinews

    As the holy month of Ramadan is drawing to a close, the Muslims in Jaipur, after their third Friday prayer of the month are looking forward to the festival of Eid ul-Fitr, which is most likely to take place on July 6 subject to sighting of the crescent moon. The business in the markets is upbeat since it being the last week of the holy month.

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  6. What the Hell's Going on in Jesus' Tomb?By Candida MossRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Beast

    For the first time in two centuries, archaeologists will open the church which sits on the site of Jesus Christ's purported burial site. What will they find? After years of squabbling among religious groups and seventy years squeaking by on a temporary fix, Christianity's holiest site is finally being restored.

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  7. When Leaving Religion Costs You EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... to raise awareness among their representatives, and to fight bigotry. According to studies , institutionalized religion is losing its grip in The United States. Those who identify themselves as religiously unaffiliated ("the nones") in ...

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  8. Head of Senate panel handling controversial child sex crime bill recuses himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    The Senate Judiciary Committee is working to amend the state's child sex crime laws, allowing victims a wider window in which to bring predators to justice. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has stepped away from House Bill 1947 , which would change the statute of limitations for reporting child sex abuse crimes.

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  9. You can now find Amish settlements in Canada and South AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    The Amish branched out last year with new settlements in Bolivia, Argentina and Canada as their numbers continued to grow and a high percentage of young people opted to remain within the religious community, which eschews many modern conveniences. The sect's total current population is about 308,000 and has grown about 18 percent over the past five years, according to an ongoing population survey by the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania.

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  10. Devdutt Pattanaik: The impact of Abrahamic mythologyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    In the beginning, God cast Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden because of a transgression . Their descendants, all of humanity, shall eventually return to Eden if they follow the path of the prophets, who are messengers of God, one of them being Abraham.

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  11. Amish growth extended to South America settlements last yearRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.

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  12. How Rev. Fr. John Adeyi was foud dead after abductors collected N2M ransomRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Benue South was jolted by the discovery of the decomposing remains of the Vicar General of the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo, Rev. Fr. John Adeyi, who was kidnapped over two months ago by some armed men.

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  13. British Jewish Leaders Keep Mum on Wisdom of BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forward

    Britain's Jewish leaders had mixed reactions to the country's surprising vote in favor of leaving the European Union, with few offering an opinion on whether or not leaving the EU is a good idea. Several praised Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced after the vote that he would resign, for his record on Jewish issues and voiced hope that Thursday's referendum will put an end to the divisions caused by the so-called "Brexit" campaign.

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  14. Pope to Armenians: Never forget genocide but reconcileRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... faith and martyrdom in a largely Muslim region and the first nation in the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301. "We were saved by the Christian faith, which in the years of the genocide helped our grandfathers and ...

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  15. 'Young earth' creationist expects a flood of tourists at his Noah's ark in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    In the beginning, Ken Ham made the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky. And he saw that it was good at spreading his belief that the Bible is a book of history, the universe is 6,000 years old, and evolution is wrong and is leading to our moral downfall.

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  16. Bill Maher On Brexit: Is It Really Xenophobia If There's Something To Fear?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Townhall

    The UK referendum is over - and the British voters decided to give the European Union the boot. That was a topic of discussion on Friday's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher.

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  17. Turkey bashes pope over Armenian genocide recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... faith and martyrdom in a largely Muslim region and the first nation in the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301. "We were saved by the Christian faith, which in the years of the genocide helped our grandfathers and ...

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  18. Never on Sunday: BYU won't compete on the Sabbath Day, regardless of the consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    The Eli Herring family poses for a photo. Hannah, Eli and Sarah are in the top row, Rebekah, Jennifer and David, middle row, Jonathan, Haddasah and Elizabeth in the bottom row.

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  19. Trump sells out faith: EJ DionneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Where religion is concerned, Donald Trump's bigotry is his biggest problem, but his ignorance comes in a close second. We already know that Trump will say whatever he thinks will appeal to the crowd he is talking to, but calling Hillary Clinton's faith into question before a group of evangelical leaders on Tuesday represented a new low -- if such a thing is possible in a campaign that hits those markers on an almost-daily basis.

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  20. 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents: 'Teach Repentance and Baptize Converts'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Deseret News

    "Whom God calls, God qualifies," said President Thomas S. Monson Monson during the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, held June 22 through June 26 at Church's Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah. "You will receive Heavenly help as you oversee prayerfully the work of your mission," he promised and shared "the beautiful promise" found in Doctrine and Covenants 84:88, "I will go before your face.

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