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  1. Springfield bishop to launch outreach to estranged CatholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MassLive.com

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield is launching an outreach campaign, in the form of an online survey, aimed at Catholics estranged from their faith. The issue is a global one for the Church that has seen members depart over such issues as doctrine, clericalism, and its handling of the clergy sex abuse scandal.

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  2. Ultra-Orthodox Declare War on 'Shabbat-Desecrating' Jerusalem Bike Share PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forward

    In less than a year, a public bicycle rental network is due to be rolled out in Jerusalem similar to Tel Aviv's Tel-O-Fun program, which has been in operation for several years using self-service rental stations placed around the city. In Jerusalem, however, some ultra-Orthodox residents are opposing a bicycle rental network for the capital on the grounds that it would encourage desecration of the Sabbath.

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  3. The Atheist AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

    ... being an atheist. Atheist Agenda - Some religious folks think that atheists have some sort of agenda to take away religion. This is simply not true. Most atheists do not care if people worship God, or Tinkerbell, or cheese, they just want God to ...

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  4. The Latest: Thai sought in Bangkok bomb believed in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    Police in Thailand say relatives of a woman whose arrest they are seeking in connection with the deadly Aug. 17 bombing at a central Bangkok landmark have told them they believe she is in Turkey. Security officers stand watch as a visitor makes an offering for Phra Phrom, the Thai interpretation of the Hindu god Brahma, at the Erawan Shrine, the scene of the Aug. 17 bombing, in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.

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  5. A Grave Injustice to Religious and Economic Liberty in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

    Since the Third Century, Christians have primarily buried their dead in churchyards and cemeteries owned by the parish or church that they attended. The Roman Catholic Church has therefore been in the "cemetery business" for over 1,700 years.

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  6. We're Living For This Couple's Unicorn Jet Ski Wedding EntranceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

    We've seen some epic proposals and imaginative receptions over the past year, but as far as wedding entrances go, this one is truly legendary. As they began planning their lakeside ceremony, Michael Buchanan and Jason Gilbert said that friends and family told them that their "big gay wedding" just wouldn't be complete without unicorn jet skis.

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  7. Top photos: Aug. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Gallery: A visitor lights sticks of incense to make an offering for Phra Phrom, the Thai interpretation of the Hindu god Brahma, at the Erawan Shrine, the scene of the Aug. 17 bombing, in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Thai police said Monday they were seeking two new suspects - a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality - in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago.

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  8. It's not you, it's a lack of 'him's - why...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Finding a man to marry is hard, author Jon Birger said this week, not due to the "hook-up" culture, but because there are more women with advanced education than there are equivalent men. In certain faith communities, the deficit is compounded.

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  9. In Catholic Dominated Philippines, Church Comes Out Against Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

    The Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines on Sunday called on the public and lawmakers to oppose efforts to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in the Philippines. Leaders said that Catholic lawmakers have "a moral duty" to publicly oppose marriage equality and to vote against its legalization.

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  10. Pope Honors Bishop Who Died Rather than Convert to IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    After his traditional Angelus message on Sunday, Pope Francis launched a heartfelt appeal on behalf of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, saying that there are more Christians killed for their faith today than during the brutal persecutions by the Roman Empire. The Pope held up the example of an Assyrian martyr who refused to convert to Islam-the Syriac Catholic Bishop Michael Flaviano Melki, beatified in Harissa, Lebanon on Saturday.

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  11. 1 ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Coastal Courier

    Medicare will likely begin reimbursing doctors who discuss end-of-life care plans with their patients in 2016. What do Medicare recipients need to know before taking advantage of this service? Diane Carbo has spent countless hours considering how she would like to die.

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  12. Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

    National police chief Somyot Poompanmoung holds a cash reward at a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Thai police have awarded themselves a 3 million baht reward offered to the public for tips leading to the arrest of suspects in Bangkok's deadly bombing after a man was arrested over the weekend in an apartment where police found bomb-making equipment.

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  13. Day of Inner Peace 2015: Why It's ImportantRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    We live in an era of supposed moral relativism. This post-modern age, in which the subjective is held as the highest possible state of consciousness, where each social and cultural issue is open to interpretation, and art that deconstructs our reality, rather than offering concrete solutions to our problems, is seen as the creative ideal.

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  14. Meet the Hasidic-slogan-tagging Jew fighting in SyriaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chaptzem Blog!

    His story is truly something out a movie: He has spent the last six months fighting alongside the Kurdish YPG against ISIS in Syria. He has tagged every house he has liberated with the Hasidic saying Na Nach Nachman, in order to - as he calls it - "Bring some light into the darkness."

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  15. Seares: Politicians who argued case for INCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    THERE'S freedom of religion all right, as well as separation of church and state and right of free speech, which Iglesia ni Cristo invoked in going to the streets to protest. Freedom of religion is not involved as the action is not against the church but only against certain INC individuals who allegedly kidnapped a church minister.

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  16. Many 2016 presidential candidates have church-shoppedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Many 2016 presidential candidates have church-shopped The religious journey of Marco Rubio has more twists than a pretzel. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1EvA3zT From stickers like Hillary Clinton to switchers like Marco Rubio , the presidential candidates have a wide and varied history when it comes to their views of religion.

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  17. FILE - In this Sunday, July 12, 2015 file photo, Pope Francis waves...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    New York a When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff.

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  18. Help junior high group name exoplanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    San Francisco de Asis students show off 55 Cancri, which is among a newly discovered group of planets they have the chance to name. A public vote will determine the final name.

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  19. Inside IsraelReligious Zionist Programs 'Clean Up' In New State BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Jewish Home has been working hard to restore funding to Religious Zionist institutions that were slashed in the previous government and observers said that the party had succeeded in doing so. With the official 2015-2016 State Budget ready for approval, observers who ready the weighty tome have determined that budget allocations to nearly all Religious Zionist educational and communal enterprises have grown significantly.

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  20. Ingushetian Chief Fires Adviser Over Quarrel Between Rival ClericsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Weekday Magazine

    Khamzat Chumakov is a charismatic preacher who has acquired a huge following among younger Muslims across the North Caucasus, many of whom regard the state-sponsored clergy as corrupt. For the second time in three months, Republic of Ingushetia head Yunus-Bek Yevkurov has intervened to defuse tensions between supporters of the republic's mufti, Issa-hadzhi Khamkhoyev, and of popular preacher Khamzat Chumakov.

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