Christianity

Catholic Sisters Under Vatican Review Want Answers

August 18, 2009

Author: Rachel Zoll

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jSTgCugNoam_XAJxjVUwnFMBz6XQD9A4RB7G3

An association of U.S. Roman Catholic sisters raised questions Monday about why they are the target of, and who is paying for, a Vatican investigation that is shaping up to be a tough review of whether sisters have strayed from church...

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Commentary: "We Are All Hindus Now" By: Lisa Miller

August 15, 2009

Author: Lisa Miller

Source: NEWSWEEK

America is not a Christian nation. We are, it is true, a nation founded by Christians, and according to a 2008 survey, 76 percent of us continue to identify as Christian (still, that's the lowest percentage in American history). Of course, we are not a Hindu—or Muslim, or Jewish, or Wiccan—nation, either. A million-plus Hindus live in the United States, a fraction of the billion who live on Earth. But recent poll data show that conceptually, at least, we are slowly becoming more like...

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India Hit Over Religious Violence

August 13, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8198770.stm

A US congressional body has put India on a list of countries which have failed to protect its religious minorities adequately.

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom says India was added to the list because of a "disturbing increase" in religious violence.

It mentioned the anti-Christian and anti-Muslim riots in Orissa and Gujarat in...

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Sectarian Violence Hits Pakistani Town

August 12, 2009

Author: Aleem Maqbool

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8196013.stm

On a street in the small Punjabi town of Gojra, house after house stands gutted and looted.

One home in particular is the focus of attention. The windows and doors are gone, what is left of the furniture lies gnarled inside, and some of the ceilings have collapsed. People are peering into a small bedroom at the back of the building.

It is from here...

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Muslims Press Public Schools On Islamic Holidays

August 12, 2009

Author: Omar Sacirbey

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/muslims_press_schools_on_islamic_holidays/

Calculus and chemistry are among the pressures awaiting Mesuka Akter, a senior this year at Long Island City High School in New York City.

But unlike past school years, Akter, a Muslim, will not have to choose between missing school and missing the two holiest...

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Attorney General Backs Religious License Plates

August 8, 2009

Author: Seanna Adcox

Source: The Sun News

Wire Service: AP

The religious license plates featuring the words "I Believe" that are being challenged in federal court allow motorists to make a constitutional statement of their beliefs, South Carolina's top prosecutor said in a memo Friday.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State sued state officials last year after lawmakers passed a bill creating the plates, which also feature images of a stained-glass window and a cross. The group says...

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St. Ann University Parish

This data was last updated on 29 August 2014.

Address: 68 Saint Stephen Street, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-266-2635

 

Macedonia Baptist Church

This data was last updated on 17 September 2014.

Address: 142 Norfolk Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
Phone: 617-288-7409

 

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