Margaret Doughty, Atheist Seeking U.S. Citizenship, Told To Join Church Or Be Denied
The Huffington Post | By Nick Wing
Posted: 06/19/2013 11:36 pm EDT | Updated: 06/20/2013 12:36 pm EDT
Margaret Doughty, an atheist and permanent U.S. resident for more than 30 years, was told by...
Girl, 5, Collects Hundreds Of Dollars For Peace Selling Lemonade Outside Westboro Baptist Church
What happens when a little girl decides to set up a lemonade...
Pope Francis: Women are 'fundamental' to church
Pope Francis emphasized the importance of women in Catholic homes and churches in a speech Wednesday, but did not suggest they should be ordained.
Pope Francis kisses a little girl after his weekly audience in
St. Peter's Square at the...
I meant to put this up on the 28th of Novemember but sadly forgot! icecreammunda
But better late than never!
Here is a link to the PDF produced by the Vatican for Sikhs worldwide to mark Guru Nanak's birth:
Source: NBC World News, Karen Lema, Reuters
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine President Benigno Aquino is squaring off against his country's powerful Catholic church in a bid to give people free access to the means to limit the size of their families.
The predominately Catholic country has...
CHANGING RELIGIOUS LANDSCAPE:
Vancouver reverend elected United Church of Canada's first openly gay moderator
By Don Butler, Ottawa Citizen - August 16, 2012
After the historic vote, Rev. Gary Patersons said he wouldn’t want his sexuality to become the centrepiece of his time as...
Now, Mormon church in US baptises Gandhi
PTI | Feb 29, 2012, 09.10AM IST
WASHINGTON: Mahatma Gandhi has been baptised in proxy by a US church, drawing sharp reaction from his grandson and others.
Gandhi was baptised by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)...
India: Catholic Church Urges Catholics To Have More Children
By NIRMALA GEORGE 10/11/11 07:25 AM ET
NEW DELHI -- Worried about its dwindling numbers, the Roman Catholic church in southern India is exhorting its flock to have more children, with some parishes offering free...
The website of the Dove World Outreach Center describes the tiny church in Gainesville, Fla., as "a New Testament church based on the Bible, the Word of God."
Someone might want to tell them that they missed that whole "Blessed are the peacemakers" part.
Formal Launch of Global Sikh Civil & Human Rights Report
at United Nations Church Center, New York:
Press Conference/ Expert Panel Speakers March 28, 2011 1pm
Please RSVP for the Event: Details Provided Below New York, NY: UNITED SIKHS would like to invite you to the release of the 3rd Annual...
Catholic church gives blessing to iPhone app
Pope Benedict XVI has said Catholics should use digital technologies responsibly.
The Catholic Church has approved an iPhone app that helps guide worshippers through confession.
The Confession program has gone on sale through iTunes for £1.19...
CAIRO — The worshipers erupted, hundreds of them, loudly chanting “No! No! No!” and drowning out the priest, making it impossible for him to continue offering thanks to President Hosni Mubarak.
It was two days after a suicide bomber killed at least 21 people as a New Year’s Eve Mass was...
CAIRO — A car exploded in front of a Coptic Christian church as worshippers emerged from a New Year's Mass in the Egyptian city of Alexandria early Saturday, killing at least seven people, officials said.
After the blast, enraged Christians emerging from the church clashed...
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Romania Church Leaders Condemn Roma Deportations
First Posted: 09-18-10 09:57 PM | Updated: 09-18-10 09:57 PM
By Jonathan Luxmoore
Religion News Service
WARSAW (RNS/ENInews) A Catholic bishop in Romania has deplored the mass expulsion...
If doubts remained about the relationship between the Catholic Church's spectacular failure to address the clerical child sex abuse crisis and the church's glaring system of gender apartheid, the Vatican put them to rest in July. Engendering a firestorm of criticism, their new canonical...
(AP) – 18 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian court has convicted two Muslim brothers of torching a Christian church during the height of a dispute over whether non-Muslims can use the word "Allah" to refer to God.
The firebombing last January was the first in an unprecedented...
'Pastors trafficking NE children for
church grants and foreign donations'
Dhananjay Mahapatra, TNN, Aug 6, 2010, 02.39am IST
<!-- google_ad_section_start -->NEW DELHI: Promising proper education, pastors are trafficking children from the north-eastern states to Tamil Nadu and Karnataka...
Islamophobia in America is gradually reaching epidemic proportions. The toll that such toxicity will exact on our core constitutional values is slowly becoming apparent. But few seem to realize that surrender to suspicion and fear also brings with it a heavy moral and spiritual price. When...
Armed, resolute, church group heads for Haiti
Pa. church members set off on dangerous relief mission to Haiti orphanage
What would Jesus do? Well, in these circumstances, he'd probably pull strings at three embassies, stock up on machetes, put yellow police lights on his vehicles and find a...