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Tibetan Monks Studying Science At Emory In Atlanta

December 30, 2010

Author: Dorie Turner

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/30/AR2010123000422.html

Munching on pizza. Posting on Facebook. Hanging out with friends on weekends.

 

Some of the newest students at Emory University's student body may act like typical college kids, but there's a key difference: They're...

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The Appeal Of Orthodoxy to Young, Secular-Born Jews

December 30, 2010

Author: Ari Altstedter

Source: The Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/toronto/the-appeal-of-orthodoxy-to-young-secular-born-jews/article1852700/

Ezra Krybus of Toronto was raised in a secular home, but has become an Orthodox Jew. 'One thing that really struck me was the amount of passion these people had,' he says. - Ezra Krybus of Toronto was raised in a...

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Muslim Youth Help the Homeless

December 28, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: YouTube/WOAI Channel 4 News

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxHTgEF6AGA

The Council on American Islamic Relations-San Antonio Youth (CAIR-SA Youth) recently donated blankets, socks and food items worth $4,000 to 200 homeless people in that city during the organization's "Serve the Homeless Day."

First Atheist Invocation In Colorado

December 28, 2010

Author: Kiernan Maletsky

Source: The Denver Westword

http://blogs.westword.com/latestword/2010/12/atheist_invocation_city_council_colorado.php

An atheist will give the invocation at Grand Junction City Council's first meeting of 2011. It will be the crowning achievement of a two-and-a-half-year effort by the Western Colorado Atheists & Freethinkers to get their voice heard at City Hall. And it will be the...

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Multi-Faith Chaplains to Make House Of Commons More Inclusive

December 26, 2010

Author: Jonathan Wynne-Jones

Source: The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/8224923/Multi-faith-chaplains-to-make-House-of-Commons-more-inclusive.html

John Bercow has backed the creation of a team of multi-faith chaplains, which will also include representatives of the Hindu, Buddhist and Jainist religions.

 

Members of the House...

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