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Iranian actresses Hengameh Ghaziani and Katayoun Riahi have both been arrested after being summoned by prosecutors to investigate their “provocative” social media posts and media activities, where they did not wear headscarves. Ghaziani and Riahi are not alone in this. More and more cultural figures are siding with protesters calling for regime change in Iran. …

By Reuvain Borchardt NEW YORK — Yeshiva groups have filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against New York state’s new regulations on the private school curriculum, arguing that the regulations violate the constitutional rights of Orthodox Jewish families as well as education laws of State. Parents “have a fundamental right to control the upbringing …

Spouses share a lot, but no matter what your relationship status is, your credit score is yours and yours alone. Even if you are 100% financially supported by your spouse or partner, establishing and building your own credit score is essential. This can benefit both of you when you make financial decisions together. But if …

A heated exchange between Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Chairman and CEO Allan Block and a union representative made its rounds on social media Monday. The video was captured by Nolan Rosenkrans. He is a former reporter for the Toledo Blade. According to Pittsburgh Newspaper Guild President Zack Tanner, Rosenkrans is a representative of the Newspaper Guild. The …

Special for Emmanuel In 1887, the United States was a frontier. Immanuel’s founder, Rev. EA Fogelstrom, and five deaconesses started Immanuel on October 8, 1887 caring for the sick, the elderly, and orphans. Pastor EA Fogelstrom and five deaconesses started Immanuel in 1887. IMMANUEL The work being done at that time was dangerous, and Pastor …

During this year’s midterm elections, the Christian religion was a key point in the campaigns of many candidates. With candidates like Republican Doug Mastriano pushing for schools to have compulsory bible studiesand Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene calling themselves openly a Christian nationalist, Christianity was granted significant leeway in the political world. Christian nationalism is the …

LOWELL, Mass.—Two goals from senior Carl Berglund (Hammaro, Sweden) netted a surprise 3-2 in overtime for the No. 13/14 UMass Lowell men’s hockey team (8-4-0, 5-2-0 Hockey East) against No. 7/8 Connecticut (9-2-3, 6-2-2 HEA) in front of a bustling crowd of 4,208 at the Tsongas Center on Friday night. “We are obviously very satisfied …

NEW DELHI: India recognizes that the terrorist threat “cannot and should not” be linked to any religion, nationality or group, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday. Addressing a session at the Third No Money for Terrorism Ministerial Conference on Financing Terrorism, he said that terrorism is undoubtedly the most serious threat to global …

Sarah Abuisnaineh, a graduate student at the University of St. Thomas School of Nursing, practices clinical skills on a manikin with her colleague Christopher-Jerell Edwards Nov. 16 in a classroom at the Morrison Family College of Health on the St. Paul Campus. DAVE HRBACEK | THE CATHOLIC SPIRIT For the first time, students at the …

The Canadian Paralympic Committee has announced its support for the International Paralympic Committee’s decision to suspend all membership fees for the Russian and Belarusian Paralympic Committees until further notice. “Due to the continuing war and atrocities in Ukraine, this is the next logical step to reaffirm our message that aggression and war are not acceptable,” …

Dan Schnur By Dan Schnur Two weeks ago, in this space, we posed the then seminal question, “To Bibi or Not to Bibi?” Now let’s move on to an even more complicated query: “Which Bibi?” Now that Netanyahu has claimed a decisive victory in Israel’s latest elections, speculation is turning to what kind of government …

New Delhi: Secured Fixed Deposit Credit Card is the best option for low income people with bad credit, irregular income, no proof of income, elderly and stay at home moms. There have been numerous reports of companies refusing credit card claims for various reasons. If the applicant does not have a good credit history or …

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the Uniform Civil Code has always been on the agenda of the Bharatiya Janata Party since its inception. Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaking at the Panchayat AajTak. (Photo: India Today) By India Today Web Desk: Union Home Minister Amit Shah says Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has always been …

As the backbone of the Wolf Pack’s spiritual resilience, Air Force Chaplains provide spiritual care and religious guidance to Airmen and their families with the support of Religious Affairs Airmen (RAA) at their side. New to the wolf pack, Senior Airman Anna Nguyen, 8th Fighter Wing Religious Affairs Airman, works alongside chaplains in Kunsan to …

A protester, in Paris | Photo credit: AFP “In our dream, the wind will blow through women’s hair, in our dream, children will not be forced to learn the ideologies of the Middle Ages, in our dreams, no one will attack girls’ schools…no one will will shoot them from behind,” was the line of Hamed …

The “Symposium Series on Passing the Torch of Learning – Watchman Nee Memorial Lecture” was sponsored by the Journal of Christianity Research in China Online. This academic seminar was also co-organized by the Center for the Study of Christianity and China in Los Angeles, USA, and the Institute of Christianity and Chinese Culture at GETS …

Image source: Getty Images If you own a business, Costco is a great store to turn to. Key points Many people shop at Costco for household essentials and groceries. Costco is also a great source for small business essentials. Costco stands behind its products and offers a wide variety of choices for business owners. You …

(Nov 6-12, 2022 marks National Vocation Awareness Week for the Catholic Church in the United States, a privileged moment to promote and pray for vocations to the priesthood, the diaconate and the consecrated life. In this article and two others, three new priests from southern Maryland share their vocation stories.) The trio of new priests …

Warsaw, Poland – Poland brought back from England and ceremonially re-interred the remains of three exiled presidents whose service in World War II and the Cold War preserved the nation’s democratic traditions while the country was under oppression. Polish President Andrzej Duda and the Prime Minister presided over religious ceremonies at the Temple of God’s …

(November 11, 2022 / JNS) As Benjamin Netanyahu begins to form Israel’s next government after his victory in the last Knesset elections, some on the left have launched a last-ditch effort to prevent him from forming a coalition with parties that pose as his allies. Their argument is that everything must be done to keep …

Bishops and cardinals are pictured as Pope Francis celebrates a Mass to open the process that will lead to the assembly of the World Synod of Bishops in 2023, in St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on October 10, 2021, file photo . The report of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas for the …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar will be on the world stage like never before as the small, energy-rich country hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup later this month. The country, on a thumb-shaped peninsula jutting into the Persian Gulf, saw its international profile rise as Doha used its huge offshore natural gas deposits …

SISTERS OF ST. MARY TO OFFER A CALM MORNING HYBRID ADVENT All are invited to join the Sisters of St. Mary in Sewanee for their Hybrid Advent Day (in-person and online) on Saturday, December 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central Time. Speaking of Advent, we might use words like journey, darkness, expectation, birth, …

The biggest surprise was the quality of the speeches, which were of a very high intellectual quality VSConservative superstars Jordan Peterson and Ben Shapiro were in Jerusalem just before Succos, and they sold out Binyanei HaUmah’s main venue (3,000 seats) in just a few weeks at $100 a seat. I was curious enough to get …

Now with a strengthened conservative majority, the Supreme Court is set this year to decide several major legal battles brewing in the lower courts. The Federalist Society of BC Law recently hosted Josh Blackman, professor at the South Texas School of Law in Houston, and Kent Greenfield of BC Law, professor of constitutional law, to …

If you’ve flown with American Airlines in the past few years and had to pay to check your bags, you may owe money. The carrier, the world’s largest, is paying at least $7.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing it of charging unfair fees for storing luggage. The plaintiffs include travelers with AA-branded …

On Sunday, a delegation of Abuja-based pastors and bishops backed the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, whom they described as having the right mindset to lead the country. But hours after the approval, the Christian Association of Nigeria objected to the move, saying the CAN stood by its earlier position of “No …

Image source: Getty Images Your belt might not be the only thing that feels uncomfortably tight this Thanksgiving. Key points Turkey prices are at record highs right now. There are several things shoppers can do to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast without breaking the bank. You can host a potluck or even skip the turkey to …

Friday, November 4, 2022 6:55 PM Dan Renner (R) introduces Dr. Drew Flamm as the seventh president of Grace College & Seminary Friday during Flamm’s inauguration at the Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center, Winona Lake. Photo by Jackie Gorski, Times Union WINONA LAKE — Dr. Drew Flamm sees the founding of …

As Aulston began to organize regular hikes over the months, she realized she had struck a chord with other black women who also wanted to spend time outdoors. “I felt like I was filling a void…people really wanted to hike or thought it wasn’t for them. And then they started seeing other black and brown …

Do students’ opinions of people with different beliefs really change on campus? AP Photo/Darron Cummings Our research team studied attitudes of college students to evangelicalsa topic that tends to elicit strong reactions. Some liberals do not see the subject as worthy of discussion – why study whether Americans value a privileged group with strong influence …

Image source: Getty Images It’s no secret that a lot of people are struggling to make ends meet these days. With the cost of living rising and wages stagnating, it’s no wonder so many people are looking to their retirement savings for help. After all, what’s the point of having cash on hand if you …

The Jewish Women’s Union of Johannesburg hosts a Domestic Workers Appreciation Tea at the Jabulani Leisure Centre. Speaking at the center on October 27, union president Ingrid Koor said the union was happy to celebrate domestic workers. “Today we celebrate domestic workers. We couldn’t do what we do without the women who run our homes …