Christianity

Resolution Intends to Limit 'Pro-Islamic' Bias

September 25, 2010

Author: Terrence Stutz

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/religion/stories/DN-sboe_25tex.ART.State.Edition1.33b8be8.html

The State Board of Education on Friday instructed textbook publishers to make sure their new world history texts are more favorable to Christianity and less positive toward Islam if they want to sell their books in Texas.

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Woman In Priestly Garb Sounds ‘a Great Echo’

September 23, 2010

Author: Elisabetta Povoledo

Source: The New York Times/Milan Journal

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/24/world/europe/24milan.html?ref=religion_and_belief

While other little girls in her hometown of Nissoria, Sicily, were dressing up and playing house, Maria Vittoria Longhitano would pretend to say Mass, dispensing cookies and chips to her toys for communion. Sometimes, she would even baptize her dolls.

As a...

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New Grace Cathedral Dean Makes History On Two Fronts

September 23, 2010

Author: Scott James

Source: The Bay Citizen

http://www.baycitizen.org/columns/scott-james/new-grace-cathedral-dean-makes-history/

The installation of Jane Alison Shaw as the eighth dean of Grace Cathedral on Nob Hill on Nov. 6 is a milestone — she will be the first woman to lead the cathedral, which was founded during the Gold Rush in 1849.

 

Shaw will also be the cathedral's first openly...

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ACLU-NJ Challenges Recitation of Lord's Prayer At Council's Meetings

September 20, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The American Civil Liberties Union

http://www.aclu-nj.org/news/aclunjchallengesrecitation.htm

Acting on behalf of a borough resident, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey announced today that it has filed suit against Point Pleasant Beach to challenge the borough's longstanding practice of reciting the Lord's Prayer at its municipal council meetings. The ACLU-NJ has also asked the court to issue an...

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Armenians Worship In Eastern Turkey, And for Some It's Bittersweet

September 20, 2010

Author: Gokce Saracoglu and Borzou Daragahi

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-turkey-armenian-church-20100920,0,7533213.story

A Sunday service at a historic church in eastern Turkey underscored both the desire for reconciliation between Turks and Armenians and the hurdles that remain nearly a century after a violent massacre of Armenians.

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Armenians Worship In Eastern Turkey, And for Some It's Bittersweet

September 20, 2010

Author: Gokce Saracoglu and Borzou Daragahi

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-turkey-armenian-church-20100920,0,7533213.story

A Sunday service at a historic church in eastern Turkey underscored both the desire for reconciliation between Turks and Armenians and the hurdles that remain nearly a century after a violent massacre of Armenians.

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Papal Visit: Linking the Godless to a Lack Of Values Is Wrong, Say Critics

September 16, 2010

Author: Maev Kennedy and Riazat Butt

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/sep/16/papal-visit-linking-godless-lack-values-wrong

The pope is wrong, and unhelpful, to speak of "atheist extremism" in contemporary Britain, according to Christian, Muslim, Jewish and humanist voices.

 

Paul Handley, managing editor of the Church Times, termed the pope's remarks "a decent bit of...

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Papal Visit: Linking the Godless to a Lack Of Values Is Wrong, Say Critics

September 16, 2010

Author: Maev Kennedy and Riazat Butt

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/sep/16/papal-visit-linking-godless-lack-values-wrong

The pope is wrong, and unhelpful, to speak of "atheist extremism" in contemporary Britain, according to Christian, Muslim, Jewish and humanist voices.

 

Paul Handley, managing editor of the Church Times, termed the pope's remarks "a decent bit of...

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Religious Leaders Come Together for Interfaith Sunrise Prayer Service for World Peace In Nevada

September 15, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Newspost Online

http://www.newspostonline.com/world-news/religious-leaders-come-together-for-interfaith-sunrise-prayer-service-for-world-peace-in-nevada-2010091586088

Various religious leaders prayed for world peace as the sun was rising behind hills at Red Rock Consecrated Sanctuary in Reno (Nevada, USA) on September 12...

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Religious Leaders Come Together for Interfaith Sunrise Prayer Service for World Peace In Nevada

September 15, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Newspost Online

http://www.newspostonline.com/world-news/religious-leaders-come-together-for-interfaith-sunrise-prayer-service-for-world-peace-in-nevada-2010091586088

Various religious leaders prayed for world peace as the sun was rising behind hills at Red Rock Consecrated Sanctuary in Reno (Nevada, USA) on September 12...

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Tensions High Across Kashmir After Koran Protests

September 14, 2010

Author: Jim Yardley

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/15/world/asia/15kashmir.html

The authorities expanded a strict curfew across Kashmir on Tuesday and sent more security officers across the restive Himalayan region after bloody protests erupted there a day earlier, fueled partly by a report of Koran desecration in the United States.

 

The bloodshed, which rippled across different districts in...

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Tensions High Across Kashmir After Koran Protests

September 14, 2010

Author: Jim Yardley

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/15/world/asia/15kashmir.html

The authorities expanded a strict curfew across Kashmir on Tuesday and sent more security officers across the restive Himalayan region after bloody protests erupted there a day earlier, fueled partly by a report of Koran desecration in the United States.

 

The bloodshed, which rippled across different districts in...

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