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Female Hindu Priest Conquers Holy Ground

March 2, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-12621370

To mark the centenary of International Women's Day, radio producer Safiya Sayed Baharun of the BBC World Service profiles three female religious leaders for a documentary, Conquering Holy Ground. Chandrika Joshi, a Hindu priest and special needs dentist based in Cardiff, is one of the three women featured.

This edition of the weekly...

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U.S. Attorney's Office Seeks Outreach to St. Louis Muslims

March 2, 2011

Author: Phillip O'Connor

Source: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_6a8084ad-5eeb-5ebf-833b-8be3fc373c5a.html

At a time when some St. Louis-area Muslims feel under siege from federal authorities, Zia Faruqui hopes to change that perception. 

U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan recently appointed Faruqui, an assistant U.S. attorney, as outreach coordinator to the...

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