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Because all good things seemingly end in tragically ironic reversals, we must now take a look at the global regimes inspired by what began as Karl Marx’s rather sensible slogan “Treat the workers better”. While Marx never devised a coherent, blow-by-blow plan for an actual governmental system, others took his theories and followed them. They …

Maryland football has regularly been strangled by the top teams in the Big Ten, suffering a long string of blowout losses against teams like No. 4 Michigan. The Terps, who arrived in Ann Arbor as 17-point underdogs on Saturday, finally looked like they belonged on the same playing field as one of the …

The experience of spiritual communion is transformational. Whenever people come together, meaningful connections can be shared, and these interactions build resilience within individuals and communities. The etymology of the word “fraternity” goes back more than 800 years. It means companionship and refers to people who share with each other. At a recent one-day convention for …

This article is a religious chronicle. In 2009, Pastor Gordon McDonald authored a book called “Who Stole My Church?” Many today, young and old, feel like their church has been robbed in some sense of the word. Worship and other dimensions of church life are barely recognizable. Oh, in some churches there are still a …

What do you do when you are wrongfully terminated by a mega-church and denied severance unless you sign an NDA? Then, years later, you realize that what you went through in that church was spiritual abuse? According to Lori Harding, that’s what happened to her at the famous Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, …

The Irish government is failing to uphold its own agreements to protect children’s rights, Irish clerics have warned. very concerned In a joint submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, Irish clerics said they were “very concerned” that the government was “failing” in a number of key areas. The five areas …

The main administrative body of the Southern Baptist Conventions voted Tuesday to sever ties with two congregations – an LGBTQ-friendly church in North Carolina that had itself left the denomination decades ago and a New Jersey congregation that she cited for “alleged discriminatory behavior”. The executive committee votes came at the end of a two-day …

Robin Sindorf Kaspar’s path to her current position as children’s ministry coordinator for Packsaddle Fellowship in her hometown of Kingsland is through stints in showbiz, heartbreak and salvation. In his day, Kaspar cheered on both the Llano High School Yellow Jackets and the Dallas Cowboys. She’s won beauty contests all over the state and clowned …

Today’s climate activists are nothing like a religious movement, with carbon as a new offspring of the devil. The green movement is increasingly linked to a kind of carbon fundamentalism not only is this unrealistic, but it will lower the standard of living in the West and around the world. And as with other types …

The Supreme Court of the United States decision in Yeshiva University vs. YU Pride Alliance may seem like a problem for Christian colleges that hold conservative positions on sexuality and gender identity. After all, the court ruled that the Orthodox Jewish university must officially recognize a group of LGBT students. But a fuller reading of …

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Six people, belonging to the Christian community, were arrested for allegedly illegal religious conversions in Fatehpur district, Uttar Pradesh. The FIR seen by The Citizen shows a case was filed on September 13 charging them under Section 188 (willful and malicious acts, intended to outrage the religious feelings of any class by insulting their religion …

Karlos Baca has been at the forefront of the indigenous food sovereignty movement and its connection to wild foods for many years. Baca is a passionate and skilled forger, seed saver, activist and educator. He is the founder of the Taste of Native Cuisine organization and co-founder of the I-Collective, which describes itself as a …

A GOP lawmaker led the campaign to ban the books in Texas, a Discovery of the Houston Chronicle investigation. In 2021, state Rep. Matt Krause asked school districts to review a list of 850 books. Texas now has the highest number of book bans in the United States. Loading Something is loading. Texas librarian Carolyn …

Want to check a bag on your next Delta Air Lines flight? It will cost you $30. Or, if you opt for a new option, it will cost you 3,000 SkyMiles. While the $30 fee for a checked bag has long been an industry staple, Delta is rolling out the ability to pay for baggage …

The long march of religious freedom exemptions is accelerating. People who brought you contraceptive care exemptions and exemptions from COVID rules and vaccines have now switched to HIV drug insurance. Last week, a federal district court ruled that a Christian employer was entitled to an exemption from the requirement that all insurance plans cover pre-exposure …

“During COVID, I was standing in the middle of the sanctuary, and we had moved everything, because we were filming our Sunday morning services. I realized how cool it would be to worship in that kind of space,” Provart said. “It had this old school, around my grandmother’s type of piano vibe, and that was …

Guess which California counties had some of the highest homicide rates last year? Kern, Tulare and Kings counties – all located in the Central Valley – were among the main culprits. So, naturally, we’d expect a movement to recall its district attorneys for being soft on crime, right? Bad. While Chesa Boudin was recently recalled …

Pope Francis has told world leaders that only by serving the cause of peace will they make a name for themselves in the annals of history Pope Francis attends the conclusion of the VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions at the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation in Nur-Sultan on September 15. (Photo: …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden believes unions built the middle class. He also knows that a strike by railway workers could harm the economy ahead of the midterm elections. That left him Wednesday in the awkward position of espousing the virtues of organizing in Detroit, a mainstay of the labor movement, while members of …

Let’s not get used to war, pleads the pope, referring to Ukraine and the escalation in the Caucasus. Pope Francis renewed his call for peace in Ukraine after a mass celebrated in Nursultan in front of the Catholic community in Kazakhstan on September 14, 2022. He said he learned with concern of the situation in …

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria’s annual symbolic Arbaeen trek is due to begin tomorrow in the Pambegua area. The Arbaeen trek is an annual Shia religious practice usually conducted on 20 Safar of the Islamic calendar to mark the 40th day of the murder of Imam Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad …

The top concept note recognizes that education is “a foundation for peace, tolerance, other human rights and sustainable development”. However, the summit agenda does not focus on how to harness the power of education to promote these important values. Prioritizing tolerance education can help promote peace, stability and human rights. The summit represents an opportunity …

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Charity Festival features recognition, entertainment, food and fun The second annual charity festival, sponsored by the West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, will be held Thursday, September 22 from 3-7 p.m. in El Dorado Springs at the Liston Center, 508 North Main. The highlight of the event is the recognition of two outstanding Cedar County …

By Father Myron J. Pereira (UCA News) — You have often heard that “change is the only constant” when talking about contemporary civilization. This means that, unlike ancient times, which were famous for their stability and grounding, modern times are defined by change – abrupt and hectic change, in almost every area of ​​life. The …

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan — A large but simple white concrete cross overlooks the vast green plains. It is erected on a buttress to remember those who suffered and those who died during the decades of Soviet oppression and hardship. It overlooks a lake and a small village in northern Kazakhstan. During his three-day visit to the …

Reverend Dr. Dawn Darwin Weaks is the co-pastor of First Christian Church in Odessa. By Round. dr. Dawn Weaknesses Pastor, Link Christian Church This month marks our eighth anniversary as pastors at Connection Christian Church here in Odessa. My husband Joe and I came to serve in 2014 when the price of oil was very …

Buy now, pay later, services have replaced layaway: you can take your purchase home now and pay for it over time. Affirm is one of the most common buy now, pay later services. But how does Affirm compare to similar services, and should you consider using it for your next big purchase? This review will …

In the 11th-14th centuries, huge masses of Turkic tribal groups gradually invaded the Middle East and Asia Minor. This leads to major changes in political, ethnic and religious aspects. In three centuries, the continuous human flow from the regions of eastern Iran and Central Asia has considerably changed the ethnic and religious aspect of Asia …

How I wish every Christian would read Michael Gerson’s powerful and eloquent September 4 opinion piece, “Trump should fill Christians with rage. How come he doesn’t? As Mr. Gerson wrote, many Christians learn to accept Jesus as their personal savior rather than follow Jesus’ teaching. Why can’t they do both? Jesus taught us to live …

SALT LAKE CITY – A former Utah city mayor and bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been arrested for sexually abusing at least three children decades ago. Carl Matthew Johnson, 77, was arrested Wednesday and taken to the Davis County Jail in northern Utah on suspicion of seven counts of …

(RNS) – Reverend Melva Sampson dons her chunky, shiny glasses and a frayed pink dress at 8 a.m. Sunday as she greets attendees by name to worship via Facebook Live. No COVID-19 workaround, Sampson’s ministry has always been online — and for a reason: his theology isn’t made for Sunday morning get-togethers. “In this space, …

(Photo by Godong/Getty) Ohitite Christian nationalism has recently come into sharper focus due to the January 6 uprising and controversial Supreme Court rulings regarding reproductive rights and the separation of religion and state. Yet the influence of whiteness on religion extends beyond Christianity, which is often equated with “religion” itself. Despite the growing number of …

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two months after the deaths of two Jesuit priests in an isolated mountain community in northern Mexico, the suspected killer remains at large and residents are scared, but the religious order says he is not leaving. The murders of Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora, along with a tour guide they were …

September 4, 2022By: Dwayne Page As part of September National Recovery Month, the DeKalb Prevention Coalition marked International Overdose Awareness Day on Thursday with an event that honored those who died of drug overdoses and provided resources for those who struggle with drug addiction. The event, held on the west side of the courthouse, ended …

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An entire generation grew up in Pakistan waiting for the country to become a modern democratic welfare state. That didn’t happen and now this generation has aged and spends much of their free time asking themselves this simple question: what was wrong? If there is no commitment, there can be no fulfillment and to understand …

An inspiring account of the successful establishment of the Bamyan Film Academy. Cinema is the transparent mirror and the powerful voice of society and its cultures. So if you want to suppress a society, start at its throat and silence it – that’s exactly what the Taliban did with Afghan society. But, did the people …

Electric vehicle stocks fell across the board in the week ended Sept. 2 amid macro concerns that rocked the market. The August jobs report, the U.S. government’s decision to restrict chip exports to China, and the closure of the Nord Stream 1 offshore pipeline that supplies oil from Russia to Europe have all contributed to …

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge in Nicaragua on Friday sentenced a Roman Catholic priest to 49 years in prison for the rape of a 14-year-old girl. Judge Edén Aguilar Castro sentenced Reverend José Leonardo Urbina to 24 years in prison for two counts of abuse and 25 years for one count of rape. However, …

With the 2023 general election fast approaching, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) said the North would be more critical about who gets support from people in the region. The organizer of the forum, Professor Ango Abdullahi, made known the position of the alumni yesterday in Kaduna during the public lecture and the presentation of the …

The Yturri-Edmunds Historic Site on the South Side, one of the only such adobe houses in San Antonio, may seem like a place frozen in time. After vicenta edmonds died in 1924, the clock on the mantle in the main living room ceased to measure the passing hours and remained so for 98 years. Dig …

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CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Daniel Gazdag set the team record for most regular season goals and the Philadelphia Union clinched a playoff berth with a 4-1 win over Atlanta United on Wednesday night. The Union and LAFC are the only two teams to have clinched a playoff berth. With the win, Philadelphia tied LAFC on …