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Two faiths met under one house of God on Sunday as people in Aberdeen learned how Passover and Catholicism are related. Hosted by St. Mary's Catholic Church of Aberdeen, members of the B'Nai Isaac Synagogue told the story of Passover to a crowd of more...
Tags: Egypt, Judaism, Social Issues, Rituals, Slavery
Since Pope Francis, seemingly a warm, likable man, began his papacy with a little self-deprecating joke about how the cardinals had to look "to the ends of the Earth" to find the new Bishop of Rome, it's reasonable to assume that the first non-European to...
Tags: Jonathan Pryce, Vatican City, Rituals, Joan Rivers, Rome (Italy)
email@example.comThe Laurel Highlands Council of the Boy Scouts of America has asked volunteers to consider the possibility of allowing open gays to join. Gay-rights groups have been pressuring the national executive board to overturn its ban on homosexual members. Mike...
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Boy Scouts of America entangled in a furor over its ban on gays, lesser-known youth organizations across the ideological spectrum see an opportunity. They wonder if the turmoil might prompt some families to give them a...
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
The Religion WorldWindermere Union Church, United Church of Christ, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, will hold an inspirational Ash Wednesday service in the sanctuary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. Rev. Barton Buchanan, the church minister, will officiate. Ash Wednesday is...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA local Scouting official said the organization will respect whatever decision is made when the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America votes this spring on whether to open membership to gays. On Feb. 6, the national group decided to postpone a...
Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust. Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
Tags: Anglicanism, Ash Wednesday, Rituals, Easter, Religion and Belief
The Religion WorldChristianity Today's Melissa Stellar writes about the changing diversity within the Southern Baptist Convention. Twenty percent of the churches are non-Anglo and many of those are black congregations: New data from the North American Mission Board (NAMB)...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Faced with intense pressure from two flanks, the Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time for consultations before deciding whether to move away from its policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders....
Tribune reporterA northwest suburban church is stepping up its opposition to a ban against gay members and leaders in the Boy Scouts of America as the organization meets this week to reconsider the longtime policy. At the Congregational United Church of Christ of...
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