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  1. Are churches failing the poor? Yes and noRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    ... Surely comfortable churchgoers must do more than say, "Be more like me." Jacob Lupfer is a contributing editor at Religion News Service and a doctoral candidate in political science at Georgetown University. His website is www.jacoblupfer.com. ...

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  2. How religion and high school peers shape when people marryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    ... adolescents and then followed them as they entered adulthood. This unique study allowed Uecker to see how the religion of adolescents shaped their marriage decisions while controlling for other factors known to impact marriage, such as income, race, ...

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  3. Ireland expected to back gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    Voters in Ireland look set to show majority support to guarantee equality for same sex marriage in their constitution, after polls suggest two-to-one support for equal marriage. My message to people is that if you believe in equality, do not be complacent, do not leave it to others.

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  4. Parishioners appealing judge's order to vacate closed churchRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    For nearly 11 years now, parishioners have protested the closing of their church on the Massachusetts seacoast, keeping round-the-clock vigil there and holding Sunday services even though the Roman Catholic Church has de-consecrated the sanctuary. Thursday, the Friends of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church continued to stand their ground, announcing plans to appeal a judge's order to vacate the church by May 29. They also will appeal the judicial decisions leading up to the ruling and want the judge's order suspended, pending a decision by the Massachusetts Appeals Court , said Mary Elizabeth Carmody , an attorney for the group.

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  5. Politics and religionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The F-Word Blog

    The Jewish Museum's exhibition Blackguards in Bonnets focusing on Jewish people involved in the women's suffrage movement is a fascinating find for Mattie Lacey-Davidson The recent general election was a reminder of the women's suffrage movement and how important the right to vote is. At the same time the Jewish Museum, tucked away on Albert Street in Camden Town, draws attention specifically to Jewish women's involvement as suffragettes with the exhibition Blackguards in Bonnets .

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  6. Dolores J. Zakarian, fountain of knowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Dolores J. Zakarian, 80, of Rehoboth Beach, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015, at Beebe Healthcare, in Lewes. She was born Thursday, June 7, 1934, in Rochester, N.Y., daughter of the late Dana and Agnes Crader.

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  7. Warrant Roundup In Bradley County Nets 80 ArrestsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... "My Jesus was a Jew," but, in candor, it is more than that. The Children of Israel have been the most oppressed religion in the world yet I have more respect for the nation of Israel, of what they are and what they stand for and what they have ...

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  8. Police search for suspected Church of the Nazarene shed burglarsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    A shed belonging to the Church of the Nazarene, located on South Old Kentucky Road, was burglarized Monday morning, and the Cookeville Police Department is looking for a pair of suspects believed to be responsible. According to a report by Cookeville Police Officer James Lee III, he responded to the burglary call around 10:40 a.m. on Monday.

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  9. Boy Scouts' gay ganRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent "the end of us as a national movement." In a speech in Atlanta to the Scouts' national annual meeting, Gates referred to recent moves by Scout councils in New York City and elsewhere to defy the ban.

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  10. The Top 10 Ways David Letterman's Final Late Show Was PerfectRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Adweek

    For his 6,028th and final late-night broadcast Wednesday, David Letterman saved his best - or at least, his "best of" - for last, as the legendary host stepped down after 33 years. Befitting a talk show legend, Letterman's Late Show swan song was exactly what longtime fans had hoped for: 80 minutes of fun and nostalgia.

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  11. Five area Boy Scouts earn Eagle RankRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chisago County Press

    Troop 962 Noah Erickson, Delevan Holt, Colby Weber, and Dylan Zollinger received their Eagle Scout awards at an Eagle Court of Honor Sunday, May 17. The young men are members of Troop 962, sponsored by the North Branch Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Eagle Scout Rank is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scout program of the Boy Scouts of America.

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  12. Hollywood sex abuse documentary shows in CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    CANNES, France -- A dark side of the movie world has played out onscreen at Cannes in "An Open Secret," a documentary about child sexual abuse that calls itself "the movie Hollywood doesn't want you to see."

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  13. Alexis Bittar moving HQ to Dumbo Heights campusRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    High-end jewelry retailer Alexis Bittar is moving its office headquarters to the Dumbo Heights campus, The Real Deal has learned. The company signed a 10-year lease for a full-floor 18,800-square-foot space on the 10th floor at 77 Sands Street, also known as 137 Pearl Street, according to sources familiar with the deal.

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  14. Surviving schizophrenia leads Oakville youth into mentorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    Alec Mahoney had good friends and a loving family. When he started feeling depressed, he didn't know why.

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  15. Irish leader urges voters to back same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    Prime Minister Enda Kenny is urging Ireland's voters to support the legalization of same-sex marriage in a referendum that pits the power of the Catholic Church against his secular-minded government. Speaking on the eve of Friday's nationwide vote, Kenny said Ireland could "create history" by becoming the first nation to cast a popular vote for same-sex marriage.

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  16. St. John's Episcopalian Church in Farmington will celebrate Pentecost with a vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    Traditionally, major Christian holidays like Easter or Christmas are preceded with a vigil. But that's not always the case with Pentecost, the day that Christians believe marks the Holy Spirit's descent on Jesus Christ's apostles.

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  17. The British Soap Awards Watch nowRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | UTV

    X Factor's Shayne Ward talks about switching from a singing career to acting as he makes his debut on Coronation Street, and Chris Tarrant meets the paramedics who saved his life. Singer Mica Paris and former EastEnder Shaun Williamson chat about starring in the new musical Love Me Tender.

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  18. Outspoken priest Kevin Dillon calls for Cardinal George Pell to face commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    One of Victoria's most senior Catholic priests has called on Cardinal George Pell to return from the Vatican to front the royal commission into child sexual abuse. The commission is sitting in Ballarat this week as it investigates the church's many failings in recognising and dealing with the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests and clergymen in the Victorian town dating back to the 1960s.

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  19. Boy Scouts president urges group to end ban on gay leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Robert Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America and former secretary of defense, called Thursday to end the Scouts' blanket ban on gay adult leaders, warning the group's executives that "we must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be." Speaking at the Boy Scouts' annual national meeting in Atlanta, Gates said cascading events -- including potential employment-discrimination lawsuits and the impending Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, as well as mounting internal dissent over the exclusionary policy -- had led him to conclude that the current rules "cannot be sustained."

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  20. Catholic Bishop condemns in-fighting among ChristiansRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The Catholic Bishop of Sekondi/Takoradi, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, has expressed concern about the high-level divisions and infighting in Christendom.

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