Christianity

Violence Shows Christian, Muslim Split In Nigeria

January 3, 2011

Author: Jon Gambrell

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/03/AR2011010300809.html

Multiple explosions rocked a central Nigerian city, another bomb killed at least four at an army barracks in the capital and a radical Muslim sect burned churches in the northeast.

 

The new violence over the past two...

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Bangor Churches Look to the East, Teach Courses Such as Tai Chi

January 2, 2011

Author: Judy Harrison

Source: The Bangor Daily News

http://www.bangordailynews.com/story/bdn/Bangor-churches-look-to-the-East-teach-courses-such-as-tai-chi,162933

Once a week a small group of men and women gathers in the parlor of the Hammond Street Congregational Church for group meditation.

 

A block away at Grace United Methodist Church on Union Street, a retired...

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Church Plan In Hometown Of Confucius Draws Protest

December 25, 2010

Author: Cara Anna

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/25/AR2010122500060.html

China's officially atheist government wants to build a Christian church in the hometown of Confucius to help foster a relationship between an ancient philosophy and the country's fastest-growing religion. But suddenly, it's not going so...

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Newcomers From Russia Are Reviving a Church

December 24, 2010

Author: Nida Najar

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/25/nyregion/25metjournal.html?_r=1&ref=religionandbelief

Olga Komenko’s girlhood memories live within the walls of the domed and cupolaed Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity at Pennsylvania and Glenmore Avenues in East New York. There, she danced Thursday evenings away with other young parishioners at weekly socials, wrote letters...

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Buddhist Religious Leaders Bring Cheer to Elderly Folk

December 18, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Star

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=56,9762,0,0,1,0

A group of 40 Buddhist monks and novitiates displayed their spirit of giving and sharing by distributing food and provisions to elderly residents at Little Sisters of the Poor, Home for the Aged.

 

They were led by Mahindarama Buddhist Temple chief priest Ven E. Indaratana Maha Thera and Ven Dr K....

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Nativity Scene Draws Complaint

December 17, 2010

Author: Pam Tharp

Source: The Palladium-Item

http://www.pal-item.com/article/20101217/NEWS01/12170325

Franklin County's courthouse Nativity scene will stay in place this Christmas season, despite a complaint by the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Franklin County Commissioner Tom Wilson said he won't end the 50-year-old manger scene on the courthouse lawn until a court orders it. The life-size Nativity scene is owned by the town of...

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Scientist Alleges Religious Discrimination In KY

December 17, 2010

Author: Dylan Lovan

Source: The Houston Chronicle

Wire Service: AP

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/7344501.html

An astronomer argues that his Christian faith and his peers' belief that he is an evolution skeptic kept him from getting a prestigious job as the director of a new student observatory at the University of Kentucky.

 

Martin Gaskell quickly rose to the top of a list of...

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Lutherans, Sikhs Break Bread Together And Learn What They Have In Common

December 14, 2010

Author: Jeff Parrott

Source: Sikhnet/The South Bend Tribune

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/lutherans-sikhs-break-bread-together-and-learn-what-they-have-common

It would have been easy Sunday for Kathy Coleman to dwell on the differences between the Sikhism religion and her own Lutheran faith.

 

After all, upon entering the Sikh Cultural Society of Indiana’s Gurudwara, or place of...

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