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  1. 'Diverse opinions' over Martin McGuinnessRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Coleraine Today

    A Book of Condolence has opened at the Guildhall for former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. INLS 13-709-CON The former IRA leader and Deputy First Minister, who was understood to have been suffering from a rare heart condition, died on Tuesday, aged 66. A Book of Condolence has been opened in Londonderry's Guildhall by the DUP Mayor of Derry and Strabane Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock.

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  2. Jesus tomb unveiled after months of restoration workRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Groong

    AFP – The tomb where Jesus is believed to have been buried is being unveiled again following nine months of restoration work that will be highlighted at a much anticipated ceremony Wednesday. The shrine, which includes a 19th-century ornate edicule or shrine surrounding the tomb, is a key part of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City.

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  3. Evangelicals Overwhelmingly Support Trump. Not All of Them Support His Refugee Policies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Independent Weekly

    The Syrian refugee crisis was exploding, and Betts wanted to help somehow. For years, her church, Durham's Church of the Good Shepherd, had been hosting "good neighbor" teams that sponsor refugees, so Betts and other concerned congregants formed a new one.

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  4. Newly restored shrine at Jesus's tomb reopens in JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    The newly restored shrine surrounding what is believed to be Jesus's tomb was unveiled at a ceremony in Jerusalem Wednesday following months of delicate work. Religious leaders opened the ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the site where Christians believe Jesus was crucified and buried.

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  5. Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew nameJenna has confirmed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    Last August, Jenna Jameson announced she is pregnant with her third child with her fianc Lior Bitton . Jameson, who converted to Judaism shortly before the pregnancy announcement, is currently 38 weeks along, and expecting her newest addition any day.

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  6. Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus's tomb in Church of the Holy SepulchreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    Thousands of tourists and clergy members from across the globe gathered on Wednesday at the Old City's Christian quarter to view the recently restored Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus's tomb is located. The last time the church was restored was in 1810.

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  7. Preparing for Passover in Ukraine's last shtetlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... nationalized property of faith communities and routinely persecuted Jews who insisted on practicing their religion. Coming on the heels of the Nazi genocide, this Soviet policy was a death blow to Jewish life throughout Ukraine's countryside - once ...

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  8. Restoration of Christa s tomb in Holy Sepulchre basilica completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Catholic World News

    Restoration work on the "Edicule" - the shrine at the site where Jesus was buried - has taken nearly a year and cost $3.3 million. The costs were borne by the Franciscan Custody, the Greek Orthodox Church, and the Armenian Apostolic Church.

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  9. Restored shrine at Jesus' tomb unveiled after months of workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Centuries of candle smoke and visiting pilgrims had left the shrine discoloured and almost black. Parts of it were also coming loose.

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  10. Yogi Adityanath's era begins in Uttar Pradesh: 5 big decisions in 3 days2 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | India.com

    Lucknow, Mar 22: Soon after taking oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath has taken major decisions including ban on illegal slaughterhouses and cow smuggling, to fulfill the promises made by his Bharatiya Janata Party in its 'sankalp patra'. On the third day in office, Yogi Adityanath ordered to shut 'illegal' abattoirs in Uttar Pradesh and asked state DGP Javeed Ahmed to form anti-Romeo squads curb crimes against women.

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  11. Celine SchulteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Elizabeth Celine Schulte, 90, of Bettendorf, formerly of West Point, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. Born Nov. 20, 1926, in Houghton, she was the daughter of John and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Harmeyer Nichting.

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  12. On World Water Day, the WCC asks: "why waste water?"Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Ekklesia Daily News

    As World Water Day is observed across the world today , Prof Jesse N.K. Mugambi, giving the fourth reflection during Seven Weeks for Water 2017, said: "The great challenge is how to reduce the cost of treating wastewater, especially in the equatorial and tropical zones." If the cost of treating wastewater exceeds the benefit, there must be other justifications for such expenditures, said Mugambi.

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  13. Historic restoration of Jesus' burial shrine completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | USA Today

    Just in time for Easter, a Greek restoration team has completed a historic renovation of the Edicule, the shrine that tradition says houses the cave where Jesus was entombed and resurrected. Historic restoration of Jesus' burial shrine completed Just in time for Easter, a Greek restoration team has completed a historic renovation of the Edicule, the shrine that tradition says houses the cave where Jesus was entombed and resurrected.

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  14. Shashi Tharoor suggests Kerala take the lead on Sec 377: Here are the opportunities and challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Indian Express

    It was in December 2013 that the Supreme Court in a controversial judgment set aside the earlier Delhi High Court verdict on Section 377 of IPC that criminalises sexual intercourse 'against the order of nature'. While the order resulted in homosexuality being criminalised again, the court clearly said Parliament must debate the matter and clear the confusion.

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  15. Children lead march against human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The demonstrators used Human Rights Day on Tuesday to hold the march, which was led by four children who had been symbolically gagged with duct tape, blindfolded and bound in ropes. The children led the group of protesters - mostly church-goers and members of St Anne's Sodality from the Catholic Archdiocese who were clad in red - from Keizersgracht Street in District Six to the gates of Parliament in Roeland Street, where they waved banners and sang songs.

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  16. Syrian refugee community growing, and so is support from Fresno's faithfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    FRESNO, Calif. - A group of Syrian refugees and Christian churchgoers in Fresno met last year with a simple greeting: "Peace be upon you."

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  17. The Adventures of a Peace Corps Volunteer in India Fifty Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Dissident Voice

    Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a near-death story. For David Macaray, supplementing his diet of curry and rice with a ball of opium did the trick.

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  18. New GCHQ chief urged to 'come clean' on UK role in US drone strikesRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has announced that Jeremy Fleming will take over GCHQ, the UK intelligence gathering agency that has been directly implicated in assisting covert US drone strikes in countries including Yemen. Secret US drone strikes have resulted in the deaths of hundreds of civilians, including women and children.

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  19. Profiling IslamophobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Counterpunch

    ... of Islam and Muslims prevailing among Christian and Jewish Americans. (Atheists who question the very notion of religion are perhaps less likely to select Islam as a special target of disparagement.) A majority of American Christians and Jews do not ... 6 comments

  20. Nativism, Violence, and the Origins of the Paranoid StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Slate Magazine

    In 1826, the bishop of the Boston diocese, Jean-Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus, approved the construction of the Ursuline Convent school on a 24-acre property on a hilltop overlooking Boston Harbor. With financing from wealthy Boston families enthusiastic about the prospect of giving their daughters a private education to rival those of affluent boys, a lavish three-story brick house was built on a sprawling estate.

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