If you’re like most people, you’re probably struggling down the road with your credit score. Maybe you missed a payment or two on a bill, or maybe you went through a tough time financially and had to file for bankruptcy. Whatever the reason, it can be difficult to qualify for traditional loans from banks and …

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — The Canadian government made clear Wednesday that Pope Francis’ apology to Indigenous peoples for abuses in the country’s church-run residential schools didn’t go far enough, suggesting that reconciliation over the difficult story is still work. In progress. The official government reaction came when François arrived in Quebec for meetings with Prime …

Advertising As protests unfolded in Karakalpakstan in early July, popular religious figures and representatives of religious institutions rushed to remind the Uzbek people that peace is the greatest blessing. Islam has a profound influence on the people of Uzbekistan and its role in society is only growing. The State Committee for Religious Affairs in Tashkent …

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In a 1946 speech, Citizen Albert Einstein observed: “There is a separation of colored people from white people in the United States. This separation is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people.” He then called racism our “worst disease”. His use of comparison has profound sociological insight. Propaganda is …

Access to ancient cedars for cultural purposes is essential for the Indigenous peoples of Southeast Alaska, both for their heritage and the resilience of their community. Carving and weaving traditions call for straight-grained, slow-growing red and yellow cedars 450+ years old with few branches or flaws. These rare forest giants are called “monumental trees,” and …

Kentucky’s “trigger” law that went into effect the day after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade continues to be blocked. A Kentucky judge has blocked two laws banning abortion in the state, in part because he believes the laws “adopt the view taken by some…religious traditions, that life begins at the time of …

Children of Unification Church followers began talking about how they endured a difficult and confusing childhood plagued by financial hardship and strict rules. The religious organization is in the limelight after the shooting of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the man suspected of killing him, Tetsuya Yamagami, harboring strong resentment against the religious group, as …

Download logo The National Union of Eritrean Women organized a two-week leadership training for 80 members from various government institutions as well as board members of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students and the National Union of Eritrean Women. The training was conducted by Dr. Haile Neguse, an Eritrean expert residing in the …

When times are tough, credit card debt can be unavoidable if you learn how to manage credit or are forced to make risky financial decisions due to hardship. For Lydia Senn and her husband, this was their reality during the Great Recession of 2008 after she lost her job and he took a pay cut. …

Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson said on Saturday he supported “exceptions to abortion restrictions in cases of rape, incest or the life of the mother,” but did not ask the legislature to to Amend Wisconsin’s 1849 Law That Bans Most Abortions. Johnson, who is seeking a third term in November, outlined his position on abortion …

Stephen C. Angle, a professor of philosophy and East Asian studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, is a Confucianist, a follower of the belief system pioneered 2,500 years ago by the Chinese philosopher Confucius. To explain Confucianism and publicize its positive effects on life, Angle published a book, “Growing Moral: A Confucian Guide to Life” …

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The Chinese regime’s persecution of Falun Gong is “unacceptable and must end,” the State Department said in a statement as the brutal eradication campaign entered its 23rd year. “23 years ago, the People’s Republic of China began its brutal persecution of the spiritual discipline of Falun Gong, its practitioners, advocates and human rights defenders,” said …

Horror has always been a genre that sought to preserve conservative values ​​in society. The monster in horror fiction usually represents the countercultural impulses of society that will either be assimilated or destroyed by the end of the film. RELATED: Best Movie Monsters Of All Time, Ranked While queer subtext has been ingrained in horror …

Read more Kharge and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from Congress, and Kanimozhi Karunanidhi from DMK joined the protest. Opposition parties marched in both houses of parliament on Tuesday to push for urgent talks on issues including rising prices, the GST and the Agnipath scheme, disrupting debates for the second consecutive day of the session. monsoon. Outside …

The “third gender” is a highly controversial term that carries considerable weight and history in all cultures. Here, we dive deep into the concept of “third gender,” from the meaning of the word to communities that have been labeled as such. Related: Third Gender Model Graces Historic Cover Of vogue What is the “third sex”? …

As a Christian fundamentalist in charge of knocking on doors for Jesus, I didn’t like interrupting people’s lives with threats of hellfire. But the Great Commission in the book of Matthew – go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature – gave me no wiggle room. Still. I was an apathetic …

By Professor Tunji Olaopa I grew up in a cultural context that founded Ali Mazrui’s triple heritage thesis: that Africa has reached a stage where three fundamental cultural influences – Euro-Christian, Islamic and traditional African are locked in mutual relations . This context allowed for the mutually beneficial and respectful relationship between my Christian great-grandfather …

Caary Capital wants to establish a new type of financial relationship with businesses in Canada, one that focuses on cash flow and assets, not credit history. They do this using a corporate credit card secured by Mastercard. Business owners can order and assign virtual cards to their staff, set spending limits and expiration dates on …

Amid the controversy surrounding the All Progressives Congress (APC) Muslim-Muslim ticket, serving overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church and former All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant, Pastor Tunde Bakareon Sunday, urged Nigerians to prioritize nation-building over ethics or religious sentiment. Bakare said so on Sunday in a statement he made available to reporters after the …

Acting Conservative leader Candice Bergen says adherents in China ‘have suffered a lot for their faith’ A rally followed by a parade of approximately 1,200 Falun Gong adherents was held in downtown Toronto on July 17 to call for an end to the ongoing persecution campaign launched by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). against adherents …

‘If we don’t stop it again, it won’t be the democratic and liberal Israel we know today’ The Crime Ministers Movement staged its first protests against former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in more than a year on Saturday. Protesters gathered in Tel Aviv carrying signs depicting Netanyahu smoking a cigar and accusing him of …

Comment this story Comment One of the most disturbing things about Shinzo Abe’s death is that there may not be much to learn from it. Media attention has focused on the Unification Church, the organization better known as the Moonies, to which suspect Tetsuya Yamagami’s mother belonged and which allegedly donated hundreds of thousands of …

Here are three of the top financial news stories of the week, gathered from around the web: Shortage of childcare is hurting women The difficulty of finding affordable childcare and elder care continues to hold women back in the workforce, Lydia DePillis, Jeanna Smialek and Ben Casselman said in The New York Times. An estimated …

Estonian diplomat Riina Kionka, former European Union Ambassador to South Africa, has taken up her new role as EU Ambassador to Pakistan. Kionka presented his credentials to Pakistani President Arif Alvi on July 1. Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, appointed her to this post on 8th …

MONTEBELLO—The Holy Cross Cathedral will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year with a series of celebrations to be held under the auspices of Western Prelate Bishop Torkom Donoyan. To kick off the celebrations, an evening church service is scheduled for Saturday, September 10, with the blessing of incense and crosses at 7 p.m. The celebration …

Conservative Christians applauded the Supreme Court’s ruling last week that the Constitution protects a high school football coach’s right to pray at the 50-yard line. “A MASSIVE victory,” said the evangelical ministry, Focus on the Family. A “justly determined” decision, said the public policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention. “A major victory for all …

On the evening of July 15, 2016, the “Fethullahist Terrorist Organization” (FETO) launched a bloody coup attempt against the people and government of my country. Their goal was to establish a radical fundamentalist regime, loyal only to their leader Fethullah Gülen. As FETO-affiliated army units left their barracks to occupy key locations, such as the …

Representatives of Scottish faith communities take part in a multi-faith dialogue on climate change at the Garnethill Synagogue in Glasgow on October 31, 2021, ahead of the start of the UN climate conference COP26. (RCN Photo/Brian Roewe) Less than a year after the Glasgow summit on climate change, Scottish faith leaders are among those who …

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From the point of view of those who have held power long enough, multi-ethnic democracy must indeed appear as a great experiment, imposed on Western nations only at the end of the 20th century as the unintended consequence of immigration and economic growth. , a challenge faced by societies that were, until recently, relatively homogeneous. …

Prayer has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. More recently, through my ministry to women and men experiencing homelessness, I have learned more than I could ever imagine. As a child, my parents taught us to kneel beside our beds to say our nightly prayers. We prayed for safety …

Kojima Productions warns the public that it will file a defamation suit against purveyors of false information about the assassination of Shinzo Abe. Kojima Productions, the video game development studio owned and run by video game developer Hideo Kojima, has officially responded to the spread of false information implicating Kojima in the assassination of former …

Rulings signal religious leaning for court Among its continuing series of bad rulings, the United States Supreme Court decided to blur the separation of church and state. Taxpayer money can now be used to support religious schools, even if churches don’t pay taxes. A coach is now allowed to lead prayers on the football pitch …

Travel season is in full swing, but travelers are facing a host of issues, from skyrocketing transportation costs to flight cancellations. Of those who have already traveled in 2022, 79% encountered at least one travel-related problem, according to Bankrate’s summer travel survey. Does that mean you have to postpone your trip? Not necessarily, says Ted …

Kerala BJP Chief Leader and Party National Executive Member PK Krishnadas said on Sunday that India is being led by a government that is committed to implementing the ideology mentioned in the ideologue RSS Bunch of Thoughts by MS Golwalkar. Days after top CPI(M) leader Saji Cheriyan resigned from his ministerial post over his controversial …

For the past few years, the most likely disturber of the peace on a balmy day in Lake Bluff has been a rehearsal of its Precision Power Mower Drill Team, a crowd pleaser at North Shore parades. But many summers ago, the culprit was One-Armed Murphy, who woke everyone within earshot when he heard his …

Larry Donnelly, the NUIG law professor who is RTÉ’s expert on American issues, was on Today with Claire Byrne to talk about the abortion debate, which he said had “tortured” American society. but he did not “torture” American society. And in truth there is no “debate” either. Indeed, far from “torturing” America, every poll indicates …

Reverend Dr. Stephanie Rutt is founding minister of the interfaith Tree of Life Temple in Amherst. She lives in Nashua. To learn more about his writing, visit Becomeaforceforgood.com. As I watched the reactions to the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, I noticed a small group of young women huddled together, celebrating happily. And …

Prices for hotels and air travel fell dramatically during the peak of the COVID 19 pandemic, but prices rose significantly in the face of inflation over the past year. Hotel prices have risen due to increased demand for travel as the pandemic subsides. The increase in the price of car rentals, flights and food costs …

You have to be at least 60 years old to have a memory of what it was like growing up in a time when abortions were illegal. Because at 60 today, you were barely a teenager when abortion became legal in 1973. I was 16 and 17 in the late 1950s when I first heard …

The works of the Lithuanian painter have several symbolic references that can be attributed to Theosophical influences, but the relationship remains conjectural. by Massimo Introvigné Article 3 of 3. Read article 1 and article 2. Čiurlionis, “Serpent Sonata: Finale” (1908). Credits. In the previous article in this series, stemming from the international conference on Lithuanian …

Millions of Muslims around the world will this week celebrate Eid al-Adha, an Islamic religious holiday commemorating the Prophet Abraham’s faithfulness to God after he was tested with the unexecuted order to sacrifice his son. The holiday also marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. It’s different from Eid al-Fitr, another major Muslim holiday …

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OTTAWA— Patrick Brown, one of the candidates for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, has been disqualified following allegations of financial wrongdoing. Brown’s campaign released a statement on Wednesday denying it had done anything wrong, saying the disqualification “is reprehensible and undemocratic behavior that shatters the faith of hundreds of thousands of Canadians.” …

Was the great Lithuanian painter influenced by the ideas of the Theosophical Society? The jury is still out. by Massimo Introvigné Item 1 of 3 Čiurlionis, “Serpent Sonata: Andante” (1908). Credits. A snake high in the sky, a bird flying closer to the ground and a man on the edge of an abyss he is …

An interpretation of kennedy and carson is that the court favored free exercise, the freedom of individual believers, over dissolution. Or, as the jurist Micah Schwartzman Put the, quoting from his concise 2020 tweet, “So… the establishment clause violates the free exercise clause. This is the tweet? Sotomayor sees it the same way. In her …

When I took a trip to Spain last March, I realized something: travel is back. Airports were full of sardines and airplane seats were full. Months later, however, the picture of what travel will look like for the rest of 2022 has become clearer. The bottom line? It’s expensive. Airline company cancellations and delays are …

“The isolation of the past two years has shown us that we need each other in the flesh, in the community and in the gathering to move forward with purpose and meaning,” says author Cynthia Breadner . The pandemic underscored what Cynthia Breadner knew in her heart: “To build spiritual community, we must come out …

John Adams, our second president, was perhaps the most overtly religious of our earliest American politicians. Regarding the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, approved by the Continental Congress largely through his efforts, Adams had strong feelings, often expressed. It was actually on July 2, 1776 that the Continental Congress ended debate and approved the …

In the Catholic Church we have those people who have been set apart to imitate and follow Christ in a distinct way. These people live a consecrated life. They pledge to give everything (poverty) and to do everything (obedience) in the service of God, as a loving response to God’s love for them (chastity). In …

For the latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO and CDC websites. Did you know you can get more rapid home antigen tests for free through COVID.gov/tests? The third round comes with eight test kits which are shipped in two packages – and you can receive the two shipments on different …

Mary Anne Vigliante believes in providence. This led her to take the Holy Names Academy entrance exam the summer before she entered ninth grade in public school. She won a scholarship and graduated with the class of 1964. It was also providence, says Vigliante, that led her to apply for a teaching position at her …

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It comes as the main UN rights forum in Geneva agreed to member states’ request for a rare urgent debate on the issue this Friday. Addressing the Council, Fawzia Koofi, former Deputy Speaker of the Afghan Parliament, said lack of opportunities and poor mental health were taking their toll. “The fact that girls as young …

As employers continue to deal with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, they also face the economic uncertainty of a likely recession and tight labor market, among other risks. In light of these concerns, what are the top workplace issues that employers should be watching closely in the second half of 2022? To help in-house …

At a party in Roxbury, a hundred teenagers sit to create images on tables covered with brushes, acrylic paint and canvases divided into four sections: spiritual, emotional, physical and mental. “There are a lot of people who can’t express themselves in words, so we share how we feel through painting,” said Vanessa Lopes, 15, who …

WASHINGTON, DC – The June 21 Supreme Court ruling in Carson v. Makin declaring that a Maine tuition assistance program excluding religious schools was unconstitutional and resurrected interest in what are known as the Blaine Amendments. These amendments prohibited the use of public funds to support private religious schools. To understand the legacy of these …

Clergy and government officials survey the scene of an attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in southwestern Nigeria. (Photo by AFP via Getty Images) Before a gathering of grieving parishioners, Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of Oyo Diocese, Nigeria delivered a homily he hoped he would never have to deliver. “In these coffins, a part of Nigeria …

Chainarong Prasertthai/Getty Images/iStockphoto StellarFi, a public benefit company, has announced the public release of its new fintech platform, which helps individuals build their credit by paying their bills on time through the platform. See: 30 things you need to know to build creditFind: how to create credit without a credit card StellarFi Founder and CEO, …

I grew up in rural upstate New York, where life was tough and often isolating. The people in our community were very poor, but we took care of each other. The neighbors extended love and support to my family. Yet there was a deep undercurrent of abandonment and anger. Far to the south, Confederate flags …

Military service members put a lot on the line, including their lives, in service to their country. Every aspect of protection is important to troops, from weapons and armor to their spirituality. Most people have no doubt encountered Saint Michael, the patron saint of warriors, whom soldiers greatly respect. A Navy Chaplain is there to …

This week, political and religious leaders from around the world will travel to the nation’s capital to attend the second annual conference International Religious Freedom Summit. The IRF Summit is the world’s largest civil society-led conference focused on promoting international religious freedom. The summit highlights the remarkable bipartisanship that has characterized the growth of the …

The move to overturn the landmark 1973 decision will deny human rights to millions of women and girls and threaten the rights of minority groups across the United States. The fact that it was inevitable did not lessen the magnitude of the shock. When the United States Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade …

ISTANBUL (AP) — Dozens of people have been arrested in central Istanbul after city authorities banned an LGBTQ pride march, organizers said Sunday. Turkey’s largest city has banned the march since 2015, but large crowds nonetheless gather each year to mark the end of Pride month. Organizers called the ban illegal. “We are not giving …

Jhe “buy now, pay later” transaction is simple: buyers are offered an installment loan at the point of purchase, spreading the cost of the product over several payments. They are often available without a credit check. Buy now, pay later Financing has become a go-to payment method at most major retailers for everything from clothing …

Jonathan Castner Jennifer Grande, Registered Massage Therapist While Boulder offers an abundance of holistic wellness offerings, Registered Massage Therapist Jennifer Grande noticed there was still a niche to fill in Longmont where she has lived for nearly two decades. So in 2020, she opened Anahata Massage, a luxury spiritual center and community gathering place. The …

Salil Misra “Crimson Spring” is an exceptionally remarkable novel in the sense that every bit of information it contains is factually absolutely correct. Yet author Navtej Sarna probably felt a great need to free the novel’s theme from the empirical shackles so that he could explore the world of subjectivities – grief, trauma and anger …

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American clerics are deeply divided in their views on abortion, and reactions from religious leaders ranged from elation to anger after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Friday’s ruling was hailed by leading Catholic bishops, even though a majority of American Catholics support abortion rights. …

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the headquarters of Iran’s main opposition movement in Tirana, Albania on Thursday, where he paid tribute to those murdered by the Iranian regime and continued resistance efforts. He also condemned President Joe Biden and his politics for “unraveling” progress that had been made to undermine …

MEXICO — Long before many roads were paved in Mexico’s remote Tarahumara Mountains, Jesuit priest Javier Campos roamed the region on a motorbike. For five decades serving his impoverished communities, his familiar impersonation of a rooster and love of crowing earned him the nickname “Gallo”. His colleague Joaquín Mora was often at his side over …

Mahant Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha India West Staff Reporter ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The BAPS Swaminarayan Research Institute, the first center for learning and researching Indian languages ​​and Hindu scriptures in the Swaminarayan tradition in the United States, was dedicated here at the Swaminarayan Akshardham site on June 18. The event …

The Biden administration claims to have formed the recently unveiled “parent council” to better reflect the views of families in public schools, but its members include Al Sharpton’s community organizing group; activists pushing for “comprehensive sex education,” including gender identity theory, to be taught in school; and groups with open borders. Supporters of the National …

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. Your credit score is a very important three-digit number that lenders use to decide whether or …

San Francisco: Call it weird, but a report citing former Google contract employees claimed that Google Developer Studio (GDS) is run by a dark religious sect that has an “inappropriate level of influence” over the working environment. Kevin Lloyd, a contractor hired as a video producer for GDS, alleged that at least 12 members of …

Fred Stella, the Pracharak (minister of outreach) of the West Michigan Hindu Temple, responds: “Speaking as someone who was raised in one tradition but adopted another later in life, I encourage anyone on a spiritual search to use a similar approach to finding a spouse. of a life partner, we are advised to combine the …

In Texas, a 16 year old trans boy was admitted to a psychiatric facility after attempting suicide, the same day Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced a directive stating that provide certain gender-affirming care treatments to minors was child abuse. Once it was discovered that the boy was receiving hormone therapy, his parents were reported to …

The head of the justice department of the province of Khorassan Razavi announced on Monday that the stabbing attacker had been hanged this morning after the end of the legal proceedings. Abdullatif Muradi, 21, a man of Uzbek origin, had stabbed three clergymen at the shrine of the eighth Shia Imam in Mashhad on April …

Georgia law offers tenants little protection against unscrupulous landlords. Some owners want to strip more. A lease may be their most powerful tool, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution found. Tenants have little or no leverage to negotiate abusive terms, especially if they are on a tight budget. Application, reservation and credit check fees totaling $175 or more …

(RNS) – “To be completely honest, as a black man in America, I had never heard of Juneteenth until 2011,” Eric Patrick, associate pastor at Rockpointe Church, wrote to Flower Mound. , Texas, two years ago. church blog post explaining the holiday. “Even though this represents the day my ancestors were liberated, I had never …

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated a Shila temple (of rock) at Holy Tukaram Maharaj mandir (temple) dedicated to the 17th-century saint at Dehu, near Pune, a move seen as raising awareness of Maharashtra’s Warkari sect, A community that traces its roots to the Bhakti movement, the Warkaris claim to be apolitical and …

Tibetan resistance against China’s intensification of assimilationist policies is stronger than ever. London: In its attempts to counter a perceived Western backlash against what China calls its peaceful and inevitable rise, the Chinese government is making effective use of global institutional mechanisms with mixed success.But one global organization that China has actually manipulated for its …

Students looking for accommodation while attending college can be prime targets for scammers. Protect yourself by taking a few simple precautions. CREATIVE METRO CONNECTION Many college students are busy preparing for the start of the school year. Part of this preparation includes making decisions about housing. While many schools offer on-campus dorms, many don’t, and …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As religious conservatives rallied this week at a sprawling compound near the Grand Ole Opry home, Nikki Haley urged the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” crowd to look to the future. “It’s up to us to give a new birth to patriotism,” said Haley, the former governor of South …

Paul Helmer, architect and color consultant with Touch of Distinction Color and Design in Kansas City, Missouri, speaks with All Saints’ Day pastor Father Peter Jaramillo, SSA, about the St. Juan Diego portion of the mural at the summit of Toussaint. LEAVEN PHOTO BY KATHRYN WHITE by Joe [email protected] KANSAS CITY, Kan. – There is …

Religion, particularly the influence of Christian conservatives, has been central to the anti-abortion movement and efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision legalizing abortion in the United States. But a lawsuit filed last week by a South Florida synagogue challenges new state legislation banning most abortions after 15 weeks, saying it violates the …

if you have ever learned Modern Hebrew, then you will know what I am talking about. Surely you remember the Hebrew Series Gesher — those adorable little booklets that allowed the novice Hebrew reader to access the classics of modern Hebrew literature in simple Hebrew. This is how I “met” for the first time the …

A surprising reason why your energy bills could soar by £270 Summer has finally arrived in the UK with temperatures set to soar to 30 degrees or more in parts of the country this week. It’s warmer than some vacation destinations like the Canary Islands, Cyprus, Portugal, Jamaica and Costa Rica. But if you think …

For the editor June 15, 2022 Michael Brannigan’s column “Has the pandemic made us more self-centered or less” on May 27 suggests that we are shifting from thoughts of “me” as an individual to thoughts of “us” as community. The Uvalde shooting comes to mind. People who shoot game, even with AR rifles, tie their …

Placeholder while loading article actions ANAHEIM, CA — Over 8,000 members of the Southern Baptist Convention met in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday and responded to the shocking findings of an independent inquiry into the handling of sexual abuse cases by adopting a recommendation to create a database to track abusers and a formal group to …

A growing number of prominent Christian leaders are sounding the alarm over threats to democracy posed by ReAwaken America rallies where Donald Trump loyalists Michael Flynn and Roger Stone and right-wing pastors spread misinformation about the 2020 elections and Covid-19 vaccines, and distorted Christian teachings. Lies pushed at ReAwaken rallies have prompted some Christian leaders …

Car title loans are designed for people who need cash fast. They offer a short-term loan using your vehicle title as collateral. Some lenders don’t do credit checks and may not even require proof of employment or income, making auto title loans easy to access, even for consumers with troubled credit histories. But like many …

Madras High Court recently observed that the Smartha Brahmins were just a caste/community without any particularity specifically attributable to them which distinguished them from other Brahmins in the state of Tamil Nadu. Thus, they could not be identified as a religious denomination and were not entitled to the benefits provided for in Article 26 of …

Anne Attea, center, director of training and social justice at Ascension in Minneapolis, provides an update during the “Giving Insights” series May 24 at St. Mary’s Basilica in Minneapolis. At left is Father Dale Korogi, Pastor of Ascension, and at right is Akiko Maeker, Senior Partner and Coaching Director of Interculturalist LLC in the Twin …

Once you get into the habit of ignoring reality, the details of the ignored reality don’t matter. It’s a key to understanding what’s going on right now, but not something that’s clearly stated. So I repeat: Once you get into the habit of ignoring reality, the details of the ignored reality don’t matter. Remember when …

A scathing report on sexual abuse and cover-up within the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States A viral video in which a woman confronts her pastor at an Independent Christian for sexually attacking her when she was a teenager. A television documentary exposing child sexual abuse in the Amish and …

Carolyn R. Wilson | Special for the Bristol Herald Courier DAMASCUS, Va. — Brad Sasser’s idea of ​​serving people may be a little different from most pastors. Three years ago, Sasser traded his pulpit for a different mission field, among the evergreens and majestic waterfalls along the trails of the Appalachian Trail. Sasser, 41, is …

The headlines are full of stories about threats to democracy around the world and in the United States. Despots are on the rise, endangering freedom of expression, assembly and religion. But what is it really like to live in such conditions? A new decision by the European Court of Human Rights paints a depressing picture …

If you’re struggling to pay off debts such as credit card debt, car loans, or student loans, you may be looking for ways to reduce your debt. If so, you are not alone. Total household debt in the United States was $15.84 trillion in 2022. Still, it’s important to be careful when you receive tempting …

Patna: BJP leaders in Bihar who have already announced their support for caste-based investigations in the state are also insisting on the implementation of the Religious Conversion Act in the country. Giriraj Singh, Union Minister and leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said, “The Religious Conversion Act is needed and should come into force …

Life is a messy process, literally. There is always something to put in the washing machine. A new piece of mail arrives every day. I have no idea where all the dust comes from, but sometimes someone in the house sweeps it up or sucks it up in a vacuum cleaner. The dishes are never …

A group of three people dressed in neon vests walk up to a telephone pole on a busy Los Angeles street and stare at a sign that reads, “Jesus: The Way, The Truth, The Life.” Two hold a ladder tightly while one climbs, gracefully twists and tears the corrugated plastic and frees the sign of …

Latter-day Saint women pioneered many food traditions. Although they are best known for their funerary potatoes, researchers have studied their involvement in the American canning tradition Where baking bread. As Latter-day Saint pioneer women crossed the plains to the Salt Lake Valley, they were talking about flour. Scholar Kris Wright said“Discussions of flour are ever-present …

FTC returns money to consumers recovered from mortgage relief scam The Federal Trade Commission recovered $164,000 from fake mortgage relief scam in 2016 who falsely told homeowners they could be saved from foreclosure and receive financial rewards. The program was operated as Brookstone Law and Advantis Law which charged consumers $895 or more for a …

LOS ANGELES— The leader of the La Luz del Mundo church was sentenced to 16 years and eight months in a California prison for sexually abusing three girls. Naasón Joaquín García was sentenced in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to three crimes on the eve of a long-awaited trial. García, who …

If you’ve never danced freely beside a crackling fire with a small group of strangers led by Nicole Lindstrom, you may not have experienced the endless possibilities of the human mind. Once out of his cage in an uncomfortable but intimate (and sober) setting, the moment is piercing. From writing exercises to meditative breathing and …

As political and community tensions mounted, Judge Ravi Kumar Diwakar, who ordered the video investigation of the Gyanvapi Mosque compound in Varanasi, told Uttar Pradesh authorities on Tuesday that he had received a threatening letter handwritten. The court had previously ordered a videography and investigation of the religious place at the request of a group …