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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
DSI asks deputy to act as a conduit in bid to catch abbotabbot of Wat Dhammakaya to help investigators meet embattled abbot Phra Dhammaj
DSI asks deputy to act as a conduit in bid to catch abbot
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
abbot of Wat Dhammakaya to help investigators meet embattled abbot Phra Dhammajayo -- the latest move in a series of efforts to arrest the abbot and press criminal charges against him. National Buddhism Office (NOB) director Panom Sornsilp... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Meet our new organist: the aptly named John Keys!might have been further up the civic recruitment priority list? Actually it's
Meet our new organist: the aptly named John Keys!
Nottingham Post / Posted 10 hours ago
might have been further up the civic recruitment priority list? Actually it's an honorary position. So no salary for the man who was probably the one and only candidate for the office: internationally renowned organist John Keys, for the... Read more
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The Atlantic
How the Clergy Set the Standard for Safe, Comfortable Abortionsin the Supreme Court case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt claim they are tr
How the Clergy Set the Standard for Safe, Comfortable Abortions
The Atlantic / Posted 12 hours ago
in the Supreme Court case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt claim they are trying to raise the standard of health care for women. But overly medicalized abortion procedures are not optimal for patients. An unlikely group taught that lesson over... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Pa. protection bill drawn into bathroom battlesD-Pittsburgh, proposed House Bill 1510 last year - calling it the "PA Fairness
Pa. protection bill drawn into bathroom battles
Altoona Mirror / Posted 19 hours ago
D-Pittsburgh, proposed House Bill 1510 last year - calling it the "PA Fairness Act" - he said it would represent a leap forward for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, who don't receive legal protection from workplace and housing... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lessons on libertyAs the battle for the vice presidential post following the recent elections rag
Lessons on liberty
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
As the battle for the vice presidential post following the recent elections raged on for days, it occurred to me that, even at my age, I did not have any concrete memory of the 21-year reign of the Marcoses. I was intrigued that so many people, some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Igbo Group Lament Buhari's Shut-Out of South East Regionlecture of Alaigbo Development Foundation, a Corporate body comprising eminent
Igbo Group Lament Buhari's Shut-Out of South East Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
lecture of Alaigbo Development Foundation, a Corporate body comprising eminent scholars, elders, public figures, clergy, youth and women committed to the rebuilding and development of the zone and the rebirth and advancement of the spirit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Churches Warn Against Foreign Influence in School Curriculum ReformChurches have thrown their weight behind the ongoing school curriculum reform.
Churches Warn Against Foreign Influence in School Curriculum Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Churches have thrown their weight behind the ongoing school curriculum reform. However, the churches called for inclusion of home-grown positive values in the curriculum and warned against any efforts by foreign groups to force alien values into the... Read more
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Everett Herald
Marysville church's Catholic priest brings along his wifehe had already introduced himself in a “Pastor's Page” letter on the parish web
Marysville church's Catholic priest brings along his wife
Everett Herald / Posted yesterday
he had already introduced himself in a “Pastor's Page” letter on the parish website. In his note, he wrote of looking forward “with joy and hope” to serving at the church. And he added a surprising detail: “I am a Catholic priest and I am... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Bishop Lynch of St. Pete to retirethat he retire. The bishop notified Pope Francis via letter. Lynch, who recent
Bishop Lynch of St. Pete to retire
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
that he retire. The bishop notified Pope Francis via letter. Lynch, who recently turned 775, and the diocese now waits for word from the Vatican on who the next bishop will be. Seventy-five is the mandatory age limit for bishops, according to... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Writings by former area pastor raise concerns after hire at high school A former pastor of Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Church in Bluewater Bay has s
Writings by former area pastor raise concerns after hire at high school
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
A former pastor of Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Church in Bluewater Bay has stirred controversy as the bishop's choice for principal at a parochial high school in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Rap Media Over Peaceful ElectionThe Ghana Police Service, in collaboration with the Ghana Armed Forces, has vow
Police Rap Media Over Peaceful Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Ghana Police Service, in collaboration with the Ghana Armed Forces, has vowed not to leave any stone unturned to tackle any criminal activity that might interrupt the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections. According to the joint... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Sadr show goes onAnother Friday, another breach of Baghdad’s Green Zone. On 20 May, angry anti-g
Sadr show goes on
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Another Friday, another breach of Baghdad’s Green Zone. On 20 May, angry anti-government protesters stormed the fortified enclave that houses key government offices and foreign missions in the heart of the beleaguered Iraqi capital. Only this time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Administration - Obi, Chukwuma, Others Seek Igbo Unitylecture of Alaigbo Development Foundation, a corporate body comprising eminent
Buhari Administration - Obi, Chukwuma, Others Seek Igbo Unity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
lecture of Alaigbo Development Foundation, a corporate body comprising eminent scholars, elders, public figures, clergy, youths and women committed to the rebuilding and development of the zone and the rebirth and advancement of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Archbishop Ntagali Condemns Speaker Kadaga's Shrine Visitto a shrine at Nhendha hill in Iganga District is facing more scrutiny with the
Archbishop Ntagali Condemns Speaker Kadaga's Shrine Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to a shrine at Nhendha hill in Iganga District is facing more scrutiny with the Anglican Church saying "it's confusing" and for a leader of her calibre "it might cause others to stumble." In a statement, Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foster Peace, Shun War Mongers - Mutua Tells Churchfanning violence and divisions among citizens. "I understand the role the chur
Foster Peace, Shun War Mongers - Mutua Tells Church
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
fanning violence and divisions among citizens. "I understand the role the church plays in guiding leaders and I urge the clergy to be in the forefront speaking about social ills," said Mutua. He said the church has played a key role in promoting... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Peak Petro-State - The Oil World In Chaoswhich largely finance their governments through taxation, petro-states rely on
Peak Petro-State - The Oil World In Chaos
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
which largely finance their governments through taxation, petro-states rely on their oil and natural gas revenues. Russia, for example, obtains about 50% of government income that way; Nigeria, 60%; and Saudi Arabia, a whopping 90%. When oil was... Read more
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The Christian Post
UMC Regional Bodies Deny Breaking Rules by Accepting Openly Gay Clergythe United Methodist Church do not believe they are violating denominational ru
UMC Regional Bodies Deny Breaking Rules by Accepting Openly Gay Clergy
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
the United Methodist Church do not believe they are violating denominational rules on ordination by no longer questioning clergy candidates on matters of their sexual orientation or gender identity. As part of the divisive debate over... Read more
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The Advocate
A Brief History of Homophobia in Oklahoma, a.k.a. Oklahomophobiagave birth to the mother of all antigay activists. Oklahoma didn’t enact any ne
A Brief History of Homophobia in Oklahoma, a.k.a. Oklahomophobia
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
gave birth to the mother of all antigay activists. Oklahoma didn’t enact any new anti-LGBT laws this year, but it wasn’t for lack of trying — a record 27 were proposed. In light of that, we take a look at the history of Oklahomophobia. Anita... Read more
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NBC Washington
Year After Reporter's Murder, Family Has Message of HopeEvery weekday morning before dawn, Francine Milton drives past the intersection
Year After Reporter's Murder, Family Has Message of Hope
NBC Washington / Posted 4 days ago
Every weekday morning before dawn, Francine Milton drives past the intersection where her daughter was killed. She used to steer her Mazda onto side streets to avoid the triangle in Southeast D.C. where Alabama Avenue, Good Hope Road and Naylor Road... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Unstereotyped: Why this black pastor supports Donald Trumpleaving another event in North Carolina. Trump has also gained the support of w
Unstereotyped: Why this black pastor supports Donald Trump
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
leaving another event in North Carolina. Trump has also gained the support of white supremacists including David Duke, the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan (Trump later disavowed Duke, but only after many public stumbles and increasing... Read more
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The Advocate
On eve of court battle, embattled jail leader Marlin Gusman turns to court of public opinionThe stakes could hardly be higher for Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman this
On eve of court battle, embattled jail leader Marlin Gusman turns to court of public opinion
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The stakes could hardly be higher for Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman this week as he squares off with the U.S. Justice Department in a legal battle that is expected to determine whether he will remain in control of the city’s jail or be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Archbishop Ole Sapit Calls for Dialogue Over IEBC StalemateChurch Sunday. Cord leaders Raila Odinga, Moses Wetang'ula and Kalonzo Musyoka
Archbishop Ole Sapit Calls for Dialogue Over IEBC Stalemate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Church Sunday. Cord leaders Raila Odinga, Moses Wetang'ula and Kalonzo Musyoka have been leading protests every Monday to force IEBC commissioners out of office. "We should use peaceful ways to get what we want. I am appealing to those who want... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
5-old boy hit by a car in Kalmar Townshiphelp reverse that trend, federal officials brought their message to Rochester.
5-old boy hit by a car in Kalmar Township
KTTC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
help reverse that trend, federal officials brought their message to Rochester. Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1 The Hayfield Community Schools Board has finally made a decision on... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Chasing the Dragon: FBI documentary on opioid epidemic comes to Rochesterhelp reverse that trend, federal officials brought their message to Rochester.
Chasing the Dragon: FBI documentary on opioid epidemic comes to Rochester
KTTC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
help reverse that trend, federal officials brought their message to Rochester. Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1 The Hayfield Community Schools Board has finally made a decision on... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Girl got herpes after church didn't report alleged abuse, suit saysof a McMinnville church that her father was sexually abusing her has filed a $5
Girl got herpes after church didn't report alleged abuse, suit says
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
of a McMinnville church that her father was sexually abusing her has filed a $5.2 million lawsuit, faulting church leaders for keeping quiet. The girl, starting at age 6 or 7, confided in various church leaders over the course of nearly two years,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Oklahoma appeals court affirms Tulsan's murder convictionThe Latest: Supporters line up for Trump in AlbuquerqueThe Latest: Supporters l
Oklahoma appeals court affirms Tulsan's murder conviction
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 days ago
The Latest: Supporters line up for Trump in AlbuquerqueThe Latest: Supporters line up for Trump in Albuquerque The Latest on campaign stops in New Mexico by Bill Clinton and Donald Trump (all times local): The Latest on campaign stops in New Mexico... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte harangue: Bishops pray for healing, peaceDuterte against the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), whi
Duterte harangue: Bishops pray for healing, peace
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
Duterte against the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), which had warned the nation against voting for “morally reprehensible” candidates. While no candidate was identified, Duterte felt alluded to and described the Church... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rochester teen will compete in National Geographic BeeBrownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1Brownsdale Elementary School b
Rochester teen will compete in National Geographic Bee
KTTC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1 The Hayfield Community Schools Board has finally made a decision on what to do with the Brownsdale Elementary School building. The Hayfield Community... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1 The Hayfield Community Schools Board has finally made a decision on what to d
Brownsdale Elementary School building sold for $1
KTTC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
The Hayfield Community Schools Board has finally made a decision on what to do with the Brownsdale Elementary School building. The Hayfield Community... Read more
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The Advocate
On eve of receivership battle, Gusman turns to court of public opinionThe stakes could hardly be higher for Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman this
On eve of receivership battle, Gusman turns to court of public opinion
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
The stakes could hardly be higher for Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman this week as he squares off with the U.S. Justice Department in a legal battle that is expected to determine whether he will remain in control of the city’s jail or be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian Lawyer Makes HistoryUnited Methodist Church in Sinkor, Monrovia, Tweh will lead the denomination's
Liberian Lawyer Makes History
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
United Methodist Church in Sinkor, Monrovia, Tweh will lead the denomination's top court, which comprises nine members for 2016-2020. The General Conference is the highest decision making body of the United Methodist Church (UMC) worldwide and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Archbishop defends fellow clerics vs Digong’s attacksbeing corrupt and urged the Davao City mayor to identify the priests whom he ac
Archbishop defends fellow clerics vs Digong’s attacks
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
being corrupt and urged the Davao City mayor to identify the priests whom he accused of sinning against the people. Cruz, former president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, urged Duterte to make good his threat to identify... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Despite falling crime rate in Warren, work remains to heighten public safetyThe recently released report on crime and public safety in the city of Warren f
Despite falling crime rate in Warren, work remains to heighten public safety
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
The recently released report on crime and public safety in the city of Warren for 2015 reveals a diverse set of encouraging, troubling and mysterious trend lines. The data released this month by Warren Police Chief Eric Merkel are encouraging... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Author Morris biking across Miss. to oppose HB 1523March, when a petition was drafted by Mississippi author Katy Simpson Smith ask
Author Morris biking across Miss. to oppose HB 1523
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
March, when a petition was drafted by Mississippi author Katy Simpson Smith asking Gov. Phil Bryant to repeal the bill before it takes effect June 1. The petition was signed by 95 Magnolia State writers including John Grisham, Donna Tartt and... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Why Hillary Clinton's Church Is Facing a Major LGBT SchismOn May 10th, more than 100 clergypersons in the United Methodist Church came ou
Why Hillary Clinton's Church Is Facing a Major LGBT Schism
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
On May 10th, more than 100 clergypersons in the United Methodist Church came out of the closet. They did so at great personal risk, knowing that the official doctrine of the UMC says they were in active disobedience of the word of God. Such action is... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Author Morris biking across Miss. to oppose HB1523March, when a petition was drafted by Mississippi author Katy Simpson Smith ask
Author Morris biking across Miss. to oppose HB1523
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
March, when a petition was drafted by Mississippi author Katy Simpson Smith asking Gov. Phil Bryant to repeal the bill before it takes effect June 1. The petition was signed by 95 Magnolia State writers including John Grisham, Donna Tartt and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Official opening date for Blackburn town centre's new ‘Cafe Northcote’ announcedBLACKBURN Cathedral’s new ‘Cafe Northcote’ will open for business next month an
Official opening date for Blackburn town centre's new ‘Cafe Northcote’ announced
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
BLACKBURN Cathedral’s new ‘Cafe Northcote’ will open for business next month and then mark its presence with a ‘Right Royal’ lunch. The Cafe in the Crypt closed on Friday and the swish new eaterie in the Church of England complex’s new £8.5million... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Honor Roll (May 22): Recognizing accomplishments of WNYersBoard of Regents Scholarship Ball in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo Dedecker is pre
Honor Roll (May 22): Recognizing accomplishments of WNYers
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
Board of Regents Scholarship Ball in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo Dedecker is president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. She was recognized for her tireless civic advocacy and her unwavering commitment to strengthening the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Country first before friendship’an interview at his favorite watering hole, the After Dark Bar in Davao City.
‘Country first before friendship’
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
an interview at his favorite watering hole, the After Dark Bar in Davao City. Duterte also lambasted the Catholic Church for attempting to erode public support for him before the May 9 elections. He branded the Church as the “most hypocritical... Read more
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Ventura County Star
In Oxnard and Santa Paula, guns are used more often in homicides than suicideswhere her son Danny Campos is buried. Danny Campos was shot and killed in 2004
In Oxnard and Santa Paula, guns are used more often in homicides than suicides
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
where her son Danny Campos is buried. Danny Campos was shot and killed in 2004 just outside Oxnard. He was 21. The week before Christmas 2014, three men were shot to death in just three days. All were killed at night in Oxnard. They were 28, 31... Read more
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The Forward
My Teen Abortion Tale, 1969in a late-night taxi as I headed home from work, reading a New York Times story
My Teen Abortion Tale, 1969
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
in a late-night taxi as I headed home from work, reading a New York Times story on my smartphone. On its face, the story before me had nothing to do with my own history: It was about the decision of actress Amy Brenneman, along with hundreds of... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Jurassic Park a resounding indicator Raptors are not a fad in CanadaHours before tip-off on a brisk spring day, I decided to head down to Maple Lea
Jurassic Park a resounding indicator Raptors are not a fad in Canada
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 days ago
Hours before tip-off on a brisk spring day, I decided to head down to Maple Leaf Square to see what all the Jurassic Park fuss was about. The Ford Fan Zone has become synonymous with the Toronto Raptors in the same way Drake has. To my surprise there... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Candidate-filing deadline sets field for Washington votersOLYMPIA — This November’s ballot — it’s not just about Trump. With races for t
Candidate-filing deadline sets field for Washington voters
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
OLYMPIA — This November’s ballot — it’s not just about Trump. With races for the Legislature, Congress, Senate, a governor seeking a second term and several open statewide offices, Washington voters face a lot of choices. Although the campaigns... Read more
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dna
Islamic State flaunts Indian fighters in new video; vows to take revenge of Babri, Godhra and Kashmiris the first time the IS group has released a propaganda video confirming prese
Islamic State flaunts Indian fighters in new video; vows to take revenge of Babri, Godhra and Kashmir
dna / Posted 8 days ago
is the first time the IS group has released a propaganda video confirming presence of Indian fighters among its troops of foreign fighters from at least 86 countries. Although references to 'Hind' and cow-worshipping Hindus have been consistent in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Prominent election casualtiesare elated, the business community is confident in his leadership, and the stoc
Prominent election casualties
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
are elated, the business community is confident in his leadership, and the stock market remains optimistic. Even the clergy who criticized him during the campaign now wish him well in his management of the country. As in every election,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Event in Oklahoma City focuses on how churches can help domestic abuse victimsResource or roadblock. Comfort or control mechanism. Faith and faith communit
Event in Oklahoma City focuses on how churches can help domestic abuse victims
The Oklahoman / Posted 9 days ago
Resource or roadblock. Comfort or control mechanism. Faith and faith communities may represent any of these in situations of domestic violence and sexual assault, experts said in a recent interfaith seminar for Oklahoma clergy. Spiritual leaders... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Protesters shout '16 shots' at Emanuel during antiviolence eventshouting "16 shots!" a reference to the 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald
Protesters shout '16 shots' at Emanuel during antiviolence event
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
shouting "16 shots!" a reference to the 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald. Sixteen is the number of times Officer Jason Van Dyke, who's now charged with murder, shot the teenager. Asked if overcoming resentment of City Hall and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Catholic Diocese has produced many deacons, but will there ever be women among them?ever, all were men. But does that have to be the case? Pope Francis, it appear
Allentown Catholic Diocese has produced many deacons, but will there ever be women among them?
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
ever, all were men. But does that have to be the case? Pope Francis, it appears, wants to settle that question once and for all. Meeting with women religious May 12, the pontiff said he would support having a commission explore whether women... Read more
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The Manila Times
No to the death penalty! Digong and human rightsmy fellow Bedan Digong Duterte during his so-called political honeymoon period,
No to the death penalty! Digong and human rights
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
my fellow Bedan Digong Duterte during his so-called political honeymoon period, but his early advocacy of the anti-poor-eye-for-an-eye-tooth-for-a-tooth-rape-the-rapist death penalty forces my hand, sandbags me and makes me do so now. (He’s our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besieged IEBC Chiefs Reject Mediation Offer, Vow to Stay in Officeand Boundaries Commission led by Chairman Issack Hassan put on a brave face Tue
Besieged IEBC Chiefs Reject Mediation Offer, Vow to Stay in Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
and Boundaries Commission led by Chairman Issack Hassan put on a brave face Tuesday, stating that they will not resign from office, and in a spirited defence maintained their innocence against claims by the Opposition that they have been... Read more
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