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BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — The first abortion clinic on the island of Ireland opened Thursday in downtown Belfast, unleashing angry protests on the street and uniting Catholic and Protestant politicians in calls to investigate the new...
Tags: Heads of State, Government, Laws, Belfast, Roman Catholicism
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A network of 22 Arab-American nonprofits says its members will no longer accept donations from Lowe's after the home improvement chain stopped advertising during a reality TV show about U.S. Muslims. The National Network...
Tags: Islam, Entertainment, Television, Concerts, Values
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The conservative group that got Lowe's to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more than two decades against gay rights, strip clubs and most anything else that offends evangelical...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND — Student complaints filed against Indiana University South Bend Chancellor Una Mae Reck for permitting Chick-fil-A sandwich sales on campus won’t result in any public hearings on the local campus. So far, seven IUSB students...
Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
Russ Rankin writes in the LifeWay website that most pastors believe in God, but not global warming: While many churches are acting "green," the majority of pastors disagree global warming is real and man made. The percentage of skeptics has dropped...
The Religion WorldAs the world awaits the announcement of the new pope, a Pew Research Center analysis of new data from the General Social Survey finds that the percentage of U.S. Catholics who consider themselves “strong” members of the Roman Catholic Church...
A buzz came over St. Mary's Catholic Parish in West Chicago last week, as smiling members drifted in, stopping to watch staff hang up yellow bunting to celebrate the new pope announced on March 13. The occasion brought in Linda Helminiak after work, who...
Tags: High Schools, Education, Francis I, Schools, Belief and Faith
We Americans have long told ourselves that we are a God-favored people, a churchgoing, moral people. But last week when the old cardinals of Roman Catholicism looked for the future of their church, they looked south. And what we Americans heard, as if for...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...
The recent death of an Irish terrorist has raised the possibility of a resolution of a tangled legal controversy pitting the U.S. Department of Justice against a college that sponsored a research project about the "Troubles" in Northern Ireland. But it...
The Religion WorldAs the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision approaches, the public remains opposed to completely overturning the historic ruling on abortion. A new poll by the Pew Research Center finds that more than six-in-ten (63%) say...
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