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NEW YORK (AP) — A young Jewish Orthodox couple en route to a hospital to have their first child were killed in a car crash early Sunday, but their child survived. Nathan and Raizy Glauber, both 21, were using a car service to go to the hospital...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church makes some money each year at the Greek Festival. But Father George Konstantopoulos says that's not the most important thing the church makes. "Before the end of the festive we call everyone our friend," he...
SOUTH BEND — The Byzantine iconography covering the walls and dome inside Saint Andrew Greek Orthodox Church is extraordinary. But the purpose of this sacred art is often misunderstood, according to the Rev. George Konstantopoulos. He is priest of...
Tags: Jerusalem (Israel), Greece, Cults and Sects, Tampa, Christianity
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When a Serbian man in California gave his work computer to an office technician last July, it prompted a chain of events that have stripped him and his wife of their kids and sparked fury in his home country at the state's child...
Tags: FBI, Assault, Politics, Prosecution, Arts and Culture
Egyptian natives living in Michiana are closely watching the historic events unfolding in their old country. Two local residents born in Egypt, both of whom are Christian, don't favor the growing political movement to oust Egyptian President Hosni...
Were early Christians really persecuted for their beliefs? The popular image is of them being thrown to the lions and having to meet in secret, but an author is challenging what she calls the "myth" of Christian persecution. Candida Moss, who is...
This is in response to Rachel Patron's May 18 column, "Attitudes toward women change, but process is slow:" I am a Jewish woman, a wife, mother and grandmother. I am also a licensed clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. I did not grow up orthodox; I am...
Tags: Religion and Belief, NPR, Judaism, Christianity
A mother and daughter anxiously scan the aisles of an Israeli supermarket. They're not looking for fresh produce but rather a clandestine glimpse of a young man a matchmaker has proposed as a potential husband for the daughter. The mother's eye is...
Associated PressKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian court on Thursday banned what would have been Ukraine's first-ever gay pride demonstration, upholding a suit by city authorities, who argued the rally would disturb annual Kiev Day celebrations and could spark...
Tags: Ukraine, Politics, Gays and Lesbians, Human Rights, Homophobia
ReutersBy Kole Casule SKOPJE, May 23 (Reuters) - The Macedonian soccer cup final was abandoned late on Wednesday to stem rising tensions after rival Macedonian and ethnic Albanian fans began exchanging nationalist chants. The match between Teteks and Shkendija...
Tags: Sports, Religion and Belief, Soccer, Christianity
ReutersBEREZNIKI, Russia, May 23 (Reuters) - A Russian court refused on Thursday to grant parole to a member of Pussy Riot serving a two-year prison sentence for protesting in Moscow's main cathedral with a "punk prayer" against President Vladimir Putin. The...
Celebrating 45 years, the annual Newport News Greek Festival takes place May 30 through June 2 on the grounds of Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church. Greek food plus music, dancing and a marketplace are the draw. Many of the events take...
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