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Sikh Students Can Wear Dagger In Plymouth-Canton Schools, but With Modifications

January 31, 2011

Author: David Lawrence

Source: The Detroit Free-Press

http://www.freep.com/print/article/20110131/NEWS02/110131014/Sikh-students-can-wear-dagger-Plymouth-Canton-schools-modifications

The Plymouth-Canton school district has opted to allow Sikh students to wear a small, religious dagger to school.

 

The decision reverses a ban put in place in December...

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Interfaith Services Encourage Respect Among Religions

January 31, 2011

Author: Bennett Louden

Source: The Democrat and Chronicle

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20110131/NEWS01/101310315/1002/NEWS

Two Christian churches included Jewish and Muslim readings in their services Sunday to demonstrate respect for other faiths and to counter recent religious conflicts.

 

The Rev. Denise Yarbrough, pastor of Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 1360 Lake Ave., was joined...

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Air Force Chaplains Enlist Theology School In Effort to Help Service Members With PTSD

January 31, 2011

Author: Dan Elliott

Source: The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.startribune.com/nation/114858504.html?elr=KArks:DCiUMEaPc:UiacyKUzyaP37D_ncyD_2yckUr

A Colorado theology school is teaching Air Force chaplains to consider the religious beliefs of servicemen and women to better help them cope with post-traumatic stress.

 

The goal is to...

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Hsi Lai Temple Makes Preparations for Chinese New Year

January 31, 2011

Author: Richard Irwin

Source: The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_17253067

Bugs Bunny was a fount of wisdom for me in my younger years. The wisecracking rabbit always seemed to be one step ahead of all the other wacky cartoon characters. His life's philosophy subliminally wrapped up his catch phrase "What's up, Doc?"

 

The same may well be asked as the Hsi Lai Temple prepares for its biggest event of the year...

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