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  1. "My Scientology Movie" Pokes the Hornet's NestRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Religion Dispatched

    I never thought I'd write something like this, but My Scientology Movie actually had me rooting for the Scientologists. My Scientology Movie is the latest from Louis Theroux, who is perhaps best known for his BBC documentaries about fringe groups like black nationalists and ultra-Zionists.

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  2. Greenwich Catholic School students sample a passover sederRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Greenwich, March 21, 2005. Caitlin Tobin, center, and other members of the fifth grade class at Greenwich Catholic School raise their glasses of grape juice in the blessing that begins the seder meal.

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  3. Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: April 2017Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    April will see the release of a new biography on Jackie Robinson that focuses on his faith, Hobby Lobby founder David Green's account of charitable giving, and more. Let There Be Science: Why God Loves Science, and Science Needs God by David Hutchings and Tom McLeish .

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  4. Muslim Publishers Look to Build Bridges, Counter Cultural MisunderstandingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    ... thinking is not a new term, but it's been lost" amid very conservative interpretations of Islam within the religion itself, according to Bakhtiar. Tughra Books in Clifton, N.J., grew from a bookstore that opened in 2001; it began publishing in 2004, ...

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  5. T.K. Gorman announces new principalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The high school will see its first leadership change in two decades with the announcement of Mrs. Robin Perry as the school's new principal. Mrs. Perry served as Head of School at Immaculate Conception Cathedral School in Memphis, Tennesee.

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  6. Jesus' restored tomb is unveiled, well in time for EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Renovations at Christianity's holiest site, carried out over the past nine months, were finally unveiled Wednesday in a ceremony that brought together rival Christian denominations and ushered in a new era for pilgrims wanting to get closer to their savior. Restoring the Holy Edicule, the chamber where Christians believe Jesus was buried and rose from the dead after his crucifixion, was no simple undertaking.

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  7. Pastor accused of abuse to retire; accusation unprovenRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | World News Report

    The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says a suburban pastor will retire as Vatican authorities ruled that an accusation of child sexual abuse against him hadn't been proven. The Rev.

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  8. Joe Simitian to host sessions on IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pacifica Tribune

    As a Santa Clara County Supervisor, Joe Simitian spends time on thorny issues like the jail, Valley Medical Center, or homelessness. But the supervisors' agenda has never fully defined Simitian, who has held offices ranging from Palo Alto school trustee to state senator.

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  9. Episode 38: Auditing our thetans with Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of BeliefRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    The Stream Queens face down their thetans with a look at Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief , a tightly created but low-key documentary about a controversial organization.

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  10. Atheists are an often vilified and misrepresented minorityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Rocket

    When people think of minority groups, atheists rarely come to mind. For most, belonging to a minority group isn't a choice; whether that be race, sexual orientation, or gender identity, which is why atheism seems so unusual and mysterious.

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  11. Video: Internet installers caught fighting on backyard cameraRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    This video out of San Antonio is getting attention for looking more like a playground fight between two grown men. Haymakers and bloody noses typically make for the type of fight content internet spectators gather around for, but a video out of San Antonio is getting attention for looking more like playground roughhousing.

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  12. Retired Concordia professor Homa Hoodfar finally launches book after imprisonment in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBC News

    Homa Hoodfar arrived back in Montreal on Sept. 29, 2016 after being held in Iran's Evin prison for 112 days.

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  13. State budget progresses toward vote by full SenateRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

    The Senate Finance Committee, at work on the 2018-2019 state budget since January, on March 16 approved workgroup recommendations in preparation for a final vote.

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  14. Scientology: What exactly is it?Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Chances are -- unless you live in Los Angeles -- the only time you hear about Scientology is when it's connected with a Hollywood celebrity. Yet there's a lot more to this religion than just its ties to Tinseltown.

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  15. Over-excited little girl steals the Pope's hat off his headRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mashable

    Little kids have 10 times the energy most adults have. Put them in contact with a famous person, and anything can happen.

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  16. Authorities: Fatal Shooting Of Boy Was AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Authorities investigating the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old boy in Charles Mix County say his death was an accident. The Daily Republic reports Landon Martin died last Sunday.

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  17. Music Theatre Kansas City to Present Local Professional Premiere of Avenue QRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Music Theatre Kansas City is well known around town for offering steady, top-quality musicals performed by the city's best youth talent. Last year, MTKC introduced its first paid-professional production with The Last Five Years and the start of the longtime local theater company's expansion into professional-level performances.

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  18. LGBTQ group to participate in Vaisakhi parade for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBC News

    Sher Vancouver founder Alex Sangha, shown wearing red in the 2016 Vancouver Pride Parade, says participating in the upcoming Vaisakhi Parade is an important step for the LGBTQ community. Khalsa Diwan Society outreach coordinator Pall Beesla invited Sher Vancouver to participate in the April 15 parade to help create a voice for the marginalized community.

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  19. Defense Ministry summons pre-army academy heads over sexist commentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... to "turn Israel into Iran." In his March 8 speech, Levinstein said that women who serve in the army leave their religion behind during their time in the military. "They recruit them to the army, where they enter as Jews, but they're not Jews by the ...

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  20. Pakistan Seeks Facebook Meeting, Threatens Action Over BlasphemyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Pakistan will punish social media companies that fail to take action against online blasphemy, the interior minister said on Wednesday, adding that he had requested a meeting with Facebook. Pakistan's government wants social media networks to remove material deemed insulting to Islam or the Prophet Mohammad, and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif last week warned those posting such content would be "strictly punished."

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