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    2 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Grace Wickersham sits in the sanctuary at Denton Bible Church, where her family has worshipped for several years. Wickersham, a senior at Denton Calvary Academy, tries to work in prayer throughout her day.


  2. Baha'i community in Abbotsford celebrates RidvanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Baha'i community in Abbotsford holds a celebration on Saturday, May 2 of its most important festival - the 12-day festival of Ridvan - and the public is invited. The theme is "Spiritual Springtime," and the program includes music, theatre-reading, a talk on the deeper implications of Baha'u'llah's guidance for humanity, refreshments and socializing.


  3. Perseverance, hope and faith: How I made it to the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Jerusalem Post

    We are all sisters and brothers under our skin, whether we cover our heads or whether our hair is loose. I was barely 18 when I found myself sitting in the airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, petrified that despite my false Turkish papers I would be discovered and returned to Iran to face execution.


  4. Faith cash extended to non-ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Newsday

    An inter-faith project criticised for not funding non-Christian schemes has awarded money to Muslim and Sikh groups in its latest grant allocation. In February, the BBC revealed Northamptonshire's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives had not given any cash to Sikh, Hindu, Jewish or Muslim initiatives.


  5. 10 Most Catholic States in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Insider Monkey

    Have you ever wondered - which are the most Catholic states in the US? Of course you have, it is only natural for every human on this planet to be curious about the religion in some way. It doesn't matter if we were raised as Catholics, Protestants or even atheist - it is in our nature to question everything.


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    Wednesday Apr 22 | Religion News Service

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim takes his seat as he arrives to brief the press at the opening of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank's 2015 annual spring meetings, in Washington, on April 16, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Mike Theiler *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-WORLDBANK-POOR, transmitted on April 22, 2015.


  7. Ridvan Festival: Baha'i Holy Day Celebrates Baha'u'llah And Garden Of ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Switched

    The twelve day Festival of Ridvan, celebrated April 21 to May 2, is considered the holiest for members of the Baha'i Faith. During those dates in 1863, Baha'u'llah, the founder of the Baha'i Faith, left Baghdad and entered gardens now known as the Garden of Ridvan, which means paradise in Arabic.


  8. Faith Notes: Tuesday, April 21, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 |

    The Edmond Baha'i Faith community is celebrating the Festival of Ridvan, the holiest period of the Baha'I calendar. The festival commemorates the Baha'i founder Baha'u'llah's 1863 declaration as God's messenger for today.


  9. Protect Religious Liberty: Christians and Other Minority Faiths Face...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Switched

    Religious persecution did not end with Nero and the Roman Empire. In fact, punishment of and hostility toward people of faith is increasing.


  10. Wise women inspired to make rugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Weaving Women's Wisdom is an interfaith project, encouraging women to form and deepen friendships, and empowering them to engage in creative activity. Launched in Bradford last autumn, Weaving Women's Wisdom has worked alongside 20 groups in Britain and Pakistan, to enable women to converse differently about matters of life and faith.


  11. Flexibility is key at Wisconsin congregationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | U.U. World

    When Lake Country Unitarian Universalist Church purchased its current home, a circular, wood-shingled building in Hartland, Wisconsin, members weren't sure what to do about the massive aluminum cross atop the spire. Left over from the church's previous owners, the cross didn't quite reflect the religious diversity in Lake Country's congregation.


  12. Baha'i temple in Wilmette to dedicate new welcome centerRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Chicago Tribune

    It's the first major architectural addition to the only Baha'i house of worship in North America since it opened in 1953. The ornate temple designed by architect Louis Bourgeois is topped with a dome and features intricate carvings and inscriptions.


  13. In Berkeley, community leaders stand up for Yazidi peopleRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Bay Area Jewish community leaders joined clergy from other faiths this week at a press conference supporting the Yazidi people, an Iraqi religious minority under genocidal threat from ISIS. The April 15 event took place at Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley.


  14. A new take on democracy: part 2Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2009 |

    I received a series of comments on my previous article and would therefore like to address some of the points made and in so doing, improve upon the proposal I presented yesterday. One of the comments involved the need to eliminate the concept of power and culture of contest in order to effectively implement this system.


  15. Israel's Beit Guvrin celebrated as UNESCO World Heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Jerusalem Post

    ... of Tel Aviv; the biblical tels of Megiddo, Hatzor, and Beersheba; the incense route of desert cities in the Negev; and Bahai'i holy places in Haifa and the Western Galilee. Beit Guvrin-Maresha Caves National Park was nominated by the INPA by means ...


  16. Photographer shares spectacular photographs from around the world...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Mail

    ... a quadcopter drone - offering a whole new perspective on the incredible building. The structure is the centre of the Bahai'i faith in Delhi and was designed by an Iranian exile Mr Chapple visited India with his drone to take this stunning picture of ...


  17. Faith communities, World Bank find extreme poverty a common foeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | St. Anthony Messenger

    The effort brings together the influential faith community with a major U.S.-based institution that has committed billions of dollars to development work and can leverage billions more from private sector sources to continue a 25-year trend of declining poverty in the world's poorest nations. "The most important thing is that faith leaders and now the World Bank Group share a common goal," World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said during a teleconference April 9 announcing the partnership.


  18. Faiths join together for Baha'i Naw RuzRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Luton Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Luton Baha'i Community celebrated their Naw Ruz on Saturday March 21 at the Chaul End Centre.


  19. Naw-Ruz, the Baha'i New YearRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Lakefield Herald

    ... der of the Baha'i Faith. Local musicians Mike O'Toole, Scott O'Toole, Nancy Lee and Mike Robinson entertained the Bahai's and their guests with a musical performance which included original selections written by Mike O'Toole as well as Mike Robinson.


  20. Rabbis join solidarity ring around local mosqueRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Rabbi Daniel Goldblatt of Beth Chaim Congregation in Danville and Rabbi Judy Shanks of Temple Isaiah in Lafayette were among the 200 people who participated in a show of support for their Muslim neighbors last week by circling an East Bay mosque with a "Ring of Solidarity." Organizers said they were inspired by the Norwegian Muslims who circled an Oslo synagogue in February to show support for the Jewish community.