Religion Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. From Colombia to Iraq, a Journey to IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Juan Pablo Osorio migrated to the U.S. at 12, joined the Marines at 18, and was deployed to Iraq at 19. While overseas, he became intrigued by this new religion he was exposed to, and became a Muslim.

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  2. Movie review: - Hacksaw Ridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    Mel Gibson's gory new war film tells the true story of Private First Class Desmond Doss - in a strong performance by Andrew Garfield - a World War II American Army medic and conscientious objector who wanted to save lives, not take them. Mel Gibson's "Hacksaw Ridge" tells the true story of Private First Class Desmond Doss , a World War II American Army medic who served during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945.

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  3. Attendance surges at Unitarian Universalist congregations after Trump's electionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | U.U. World

    Members of Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church in Houston, Texas, invited neighbors to donate food for a women's and children's shelter on the second weekend after the presidential election. nitarian Universalist ministers throughout the United States are reporting a surge in attendance at Sunday services after the presidential election on November 8. Some ministers compared the increase in attendance to the period after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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  4. Mormon mentions: Social media 'Lights the World' on Worldwide Day of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deseret News

    People across the globe participated in the Worldwide Day of Service which launched the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Christmas initiative, "Light the World." The goal of this year's initiative is to serve as Christ served during his mortal ministry.

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  5. Supreme Court takes up hospital pension disputeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    The Supreme Court will decide whether some of the nation's largest health providers can rely on their church affiliations to avoid complying with federal laws covering pension benefits for workers. The justices agreed Friday to take up cases involving three nonprofit hospital systems being sued for underfunding their employee pension plans.

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  6. Trump names Jewish billionaire Stephen Schwarzman to head economic advisory teamRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Jewish Community Voice

    President-elect Donald Trump named Stephen Schwarzman, a leading money manager and a contributor to Jewish and Catholic causes, as chairman of a group of leading businessmen who will advise him on economic policy. Schwarzman, a billionaire who founded the Blackstone Group, an equity management firm, will lead a 16-person "strategic and policy forum" that will advise Trump on "how government policy impacts economic growth, job creation, and productivity," a release Friday from Trump's transition team said.

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  7. Muslim comedian Mo Amer, who was raised in Houston, sits next toRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Marriage In 2014, he married his girlfriend of six years, the former personal trainer and present producer at "Inside Edition" Lara Yunaska. Marriage In 2014, he married his girlfriend of six years, the former personal trainer and present producer at "Inside Edition" Lara Yunaska.

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  8. Supreme Court takes Christian-affiliated hospital pension caseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear appeals by Christian-affiliated hospital systems of lower court rulings that gave the green light to employee lawsuits accusing them of wrongly claiming a religious exemption from federal pension law. New Jersey-based St. Peter's Healthcare System, Illinois-based Advocate Health System and California-based Dignity Health each appealed separate federal appeals courts rulings that refused to throw out the employee lawsuits.

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  9. Will the Catholic Church split over marriage?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    One thousand years ago, Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy split over language about the Trinity, use of unleavened bread for the Eucharist, and papal supremacy. Now, after four Roman cardinals publicly questioned Pope Francis' evident readiness to let divorced and remarried Catholics take Communion on a case-by-case basis, talk of schism is in the air.

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  10. Indonesia blasphemy protest swells to crowd of 200,000Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... "I've been called to defend Islam," she said. "As a Muslim, I feel guilty if I refuse a demand to defend my religion. I believe Ahok insulted the holy Quran and it's hurt us." Rizieq Syihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front, a vigilante group ...

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  11. Advent In 2016: Not Normal, Not Now, Not To ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Switched

    ... of the storm was clear racial division - where a majority of white voters on every level of class, gender, and even religion, decided that Trump's racial bigotry was not a deal breaker for them. The distrust now between people of color and white ...

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  12. My view: Why Mormons and all Americans should support MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... and that every man has a privilege ... of choosing for himself voluntarily his God, and what he pleases for his religion ... hence the importance of thrusting from us every spirit of bigotry and intolerance towards a man's religious sentiments." ...

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  13. Find them! Couple runs off with $18K meant for NJ charities, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Michelle, 41, and Phillip Gaughan, 36, were indicted last month by a Hunterdon County grand jury on third-degree theft by failure to make required disposition of property received and third-degree conspiracy. Prosecutors said the couple's business, DB Charity Fundraising, had been hired in March by Diamond Nation, an amateur sporting complex in this township, to help raise money for local charities.

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  14. For Texan of the Year, I nominate Cardinal Kevin FarrellRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    For Texan of the Year, I nominate an Irishman. An Irishman fluent in Spanish, a Churchill scholar, a bishop skilled in matters ecclesiastical and diplomatic, skilled in all the sacerdotal ways of grace, a man of joy, humor and mercy.

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  15. Austriaa s rising far right seen as proof of failure to address Nazi pastRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Jewish Community Voice

    Despite admitting to taking Jews to the gas chambers at Majdanek, Erna Wallisch lived as a free women in Vienna until she died at the ripe age of 86. An Austrian former Nazi guard at two concentration camps, Wallisch died in 2008 after evading three attempts to prosecute her in Austria for crimes against humanity. In their final review of her actions, Austrian prosecutors said they decided to let her off the hook because she played only a "passive" role in facilitating genocide.

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  16. While Israel tarries on pluralism, the Diaspora may be running out of patienceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jewish Community Voice

    Like many of my friends, I grew up in the United States with a strong affinity for Israel. As a child we saved money to buy trees, learned Israeli songs, studied Hebrew, visited Israel and marched in Israeli Independence Day parades.

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  17. Remembrance and prayer for Pearl Harbor [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    ... is the Navy chaplain's story . Catholic News Service, serving since 1920 as a news agency specializing in reporting religion, is the primary source of national and world news that appears in the U.S. Catholic press. It is also a leading source of ...

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  18. One Year Later: We Have The Last Word, Not The TerroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Switched

    So say the words of a plaque unveiled at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Rancho Cucamonga, donated by a Boy Scout and a local business. Also engraved are the names of fourteen people , mostly county health department employees who perished when terrorists made their loud and violent statement about America and our community one year ago today.

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  19. Catholic Church could play larger role in a post-Fidel Castro CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    Cuban President Raul Castro, right, smiles as he meets Pope Francis during a private audience at the Vatican on May 10, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Gregorio Borgia/pool The relationship between Fidel Castro and the Cuban Catholic Church has been a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs, though it has noticeably improved in recent years.

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  20. World congratulates King Rama XRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Nation

    King Bhumibol Adulyadej's eldest child Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya posted on her personal Instagram account, "nichax", yesterday morning her good wishes for His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun who was on Thursday proclaimed Buddhist monks at Wat Samien Naree in Bangkok's Chatuchak district perform a prayer on Thursday evening to offer blessings to HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. A man beats the big gong at Wat Samien Naree in Bangkok's Chatuchak district on Thursday evening to offer blessings to HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun.

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