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  1. Hungarian church to build Torah ark for synagogue ravaged in fireRead the original story

    2 min ago | Jewish Community Voice

    A Methodist church in Hungary offered to pay for the construction of Torah ark for a Budapest synagogue ravaged by fire. The Zuglo Synagogue in the Hungarian capital's 14th district sustained heavy damage in a blaze that broke out Monday night, possibly as a result of an electric failure.


  2. Leah Remini Scientology expose coming to TV in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Remini has been busy working on Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath , an eight-episode docuseries about the religion and its effects on her life. It premieres November 29 at 10 p.m. ET on A&E .


  3. Catholic Social Services takes over homeless shelter in HyannisRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Barnstable Patriot

    Management of the NOAH shelter for homeless people in Hyannis will officially change hands on Tuesday, Nov. 1, with owner and founder Housing Assistance Corporation leasing the Winter Street property to Catholic Social Services. Management of the NOAH shelter for homeless people in Hyannis will officially change hands on Tuesday, Nov. 1, with owner and founder Housing Assistance Corporation leasing the Winter Street property to Catholic Social Services.


  4. Commentary: is the Mormon Mafia real?Read the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | KSL-TV

    TV host Lou Dobbs may have gotten more than he bargained for after tweeting about Evan McMullin, independent candidate for president, and suggesting he is a member of a so-called Mormon Mafia.


  5. McMullin: Are Trump supporters 'really conservative'?Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Washington Examiner

    ... the GOP nominee because the "hallmark of Donald Trump 's campaign has been to attack people based on their race and religion," but said anyone who doesn't welcome differences in the citizenry has "no business" leading the country. "This country is ...


  6. Morning BriefingRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | National Catholic Reporter

    Election 2016: White Catholic women dump Trump: White Catholic men still give a majority of their vote to Trump Election 2016: Last night, EWTN aired an interview with Donald Trump, conducted by Raymond Arroyo, the host of their weekly news magazine show. It had the feel of an audition: Not for Trump to be president, but for Arroyo to work at FOX News , says Michael Sean Winters Election 2016: Election guidance from Terry R. LaValley, Bishop of Ogdensburg, N.Y.: "I find it very difficult to trust two candidates who want to lead our nation.


  7. Colorado Springs Baha'is celebrate 'Twin Birthdays' of foundersRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Gazette

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, more than 5 million members of the Baha'i Faith worldwide take time off from work and school to celebrate the birthdays of two spiritual leaders pivotal in the formation and founding of their faith. Spiritual and moral reformer Siyyid 'Ali-Muhammad was born in 1819 in present-day Iran and later took the title The Bab, meaning "the gate."


  8. LDS apostles and Jewish leaders remember Orson Hyde prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Deseret News

    Mormon apostles joined Joseph Lieberman and other prominent Jewish leaders at the Mount of Olives on Thursday to remember the 175th anniversary of an LDS leader's historic prayer dedicating Jerusalem as a gathering place for the Jewish people. Lieberman, a former U.S. senator from Connecticut and a vice presidential candidate in 2000, was part of a large delegation of American Jewish leaders who commemorated Orson Hyde's prayer in Jerusalem with Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


  9. Pope Heads to Sweden, Where Catholics Thrive After 500 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Voice of America

    After the Protestant Reformation five centuries ago, Sweden became a grim place for Roman Catholics: Those who rejected the new Lutheran faith were punished with deportation or death. The circumstances couldn't be more different as Pope Francis arrives in the Scandinavian country next week to commemorate the split in Western Christianity that started with Martin Luther's revolt.


  10. Farewell to Hirohito's Brother - Japan's Most Jewish PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Forward

    ... basis, the Old Testament. When he mentioned how greatly he had been struck by the connection between the soil, the religion, and the reverence for ancestors in Judaism, I could well appreciate the role of his Japanese background in predisposing him ...


  11. How Halloween became a rite of assimilationRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... Celtic pagan holiday, Halloween became Christianized in Europe as an attempt to convert more Celtics. In Celtic religion, it marked the end of the year when all souls of those who died in that year would have a last chance to take revenge on people ...


  12. Smithsonian's Quran exhibit aims to dazzle the eyes and may soften the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Anniston Star

    A single -volume Quran copied by Abd al -Qadir ibn Abd al -Wahhabi, who worked in what is now Iran in the 16th century. The ink, color, and gold on paper manuscript is from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, in Istanbul and is now on display at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.


  13. What's up?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Amherst Daily News

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  14. Their fight lost, members of closed Scituate church start their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    It has been 12 years -- and 5 days, to be exact -- since St. Frances X. Cabrini church in Scituate was declared closed by the Archdiocese of Boston, as part of a sweeping reconfiguration process necessitated by dwindling attendance and collections, a shortage of priests, and a multimillion-dollar settlement with victims of the priest sexual abuse scandal. But until last Memorial Day, a group of parishioners refused to leave the premises, staging a 24/7 vigil that finally ended when the Supreme Court declined to hear the case between them and the archdiocese.


  15. Battle for the Bishopsa Trophy set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newberry Observer

    The Wolves enter Saturday's game with Lenoir-Rhyne riding a seven-game winning streak, the second-longest winning streak and fourth-longest unbeaten streak in school history. Newberry's eight consecutive South Atlantic Conference wins are a school record.


  16. EXCERPTS: Pope Francis on ecumenism, secularism, terrorism and gossipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Religion News Service

    ... tongue can be filled with deadly poison. This terrorism is difficult to subdue." "There are idolatries connected to religion: the idolatry of money, of enmities, of space greater than time, the greed of the territoriality of space. There is an ...


  17. Mormon Sect Tries to Fend Off U.S. InvolvementRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

    The federal government should allow twin towns dominated by a fundamentalist Mormon sect on the Arizona-Utah border to police themselves, despite a jury's finding that they denied police protection, water and utilities to people who do not belong to their religion, a town manager testified Thursday on the last day of hearings. The Department of Justice sued Colorado City, Ariz.


  18. Preparation Is KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

    These sage words of advice imparted by one of history's most significant communication innovators certainly hold true when it comes to one of the most important transitions in the life of a young man or woman. Despite the variety of themes, styles, denominational observation and season, one factor that unites all b'nai mitzvahs is the undeniable fact that, indeed, preparation is the key to success.


  19. How (not) to plan a missionary activityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | By Common Consent

    I know that a lot of people have strong feelings about Trunk or Treat activities. I do not have strong feelings about Trunk or Treat, or rather, I don't really understand my own feelings about Trunk or Treat because I can't separate them from my feelings about Halloween in general.


  20. Ivanka says Trump would '100%' move US embassy to JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks on stage after his daughter, Ivanka Trump, introduced him during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Ivanka Trump on Thursday assured Jewish voters in Florida that Donald Trump would "100 percent" move the US embassy to Jerusalem if he is elected president.