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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. …

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,” …

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 …

(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 …

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 …

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 …

(RNS) — Is it possible to celebrate the exploits of the American founders, imbued as they are with white male supremacy? As we reassess their legacy, including their absolute limitations and flaws, are their records just too cluttered with blind spots, abuses of power, and failures to support all of humanity, no only on race, …

Each October, the Catholic Church in the United States celebrates “Respect Life Monthas an opportunity to express our deep belief in the worth and dignity of every human person. The month takes on even greater meaning this year, as Kentuckians prepare to go to the polls in support of a simple, yet profound, pro-life cause. …

Comment Dara Healy 51 minutes ago Dara E Healy – Culture Matters DARA E HEALY “…culture is not a dead thing, and it does not always remain the same. It belongs to the living and is therefore still developing… What we need is confidence in ourselves, so that as Blacks and Africans we can be …

The most important battles for women’s rights are taking place today in the so-called Muslim world. That the priorities and campaigns of social media liberals do not adequately reflect this most pressing rights issue is regrettable but not unexpected. In Iran, previously unimaginable public chants of “the mullahs must get lost” rage as the protest …

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has ordered an investigation into the controversial Unification Church in an apparent attempt to quell public outrage over his party’s ties to it. Key points: Fumio Kishida has already promised that his party will cut all ties with the Unification Church A survey last month found nearly half of ruling …

“How White Evangelicals Think,” a new book by local psychologist Dave Verhaagen, aims to provide a new framework for understanding current religious and political phenomena. Verhaagen said historians and sociologists have much to say about the rise of Christian nationalism, for example, but believes the field of psychology “has been strangely absent.” Verhaagen discusses the …

Jerusalem – image ICN/JS The Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem issued a statement expressing ‘grave concern’ at news that British Prime Minister Liz Truss has told her Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid that she is reviewing the location of the British Embassy in Israel. Church leaders say the review of the location of the …

Oct. 9 – JEFFERSON – The abolitionist movement in Ashtabula County came to life in multiple locations Saturday during a pilgrimage to historic sites. The 43rd annual Hubbard House Underground Railroad Museum Pilgrimage took place on Saturday morning as interested people gathered at the Hubbard House and learned more about the movement through several stops …

Construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya 50% complete: Yogi Adityanath – Dinamani Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said the construction works of Ram Temple in Ayodhya are 50% complete. On August 5, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Construction work on the …

After months of ever-escalating protests and strikes targeting his despotic rule, the Shah of Iran desperately tried to appease the masses in a television broadcast on November 6, 1978. “I have heard the voice of your revolution,” the shah said, acknowledging past mistakes and promising to make amends. But rather than salvage his reign, this …

HIV disproportionately affects African Americans. So, given the important role that faith-based organizations play in Black communities, it makes sense to engage faith leaders to help end the HIV epidemic. That’s exactly the goal of Black Faith and HIV, a new initiative launched by the Faith Coordinating Center at Wake Forest University School of Divinity …

Labor Party (LP) flag bearer Peter Obi has called on Nigerians not to allow politicians to influence them with religious or tribal sentiments in the 2023 elections. Campaigns for the general elections start today. During his courtesy visit to the Ooni Palace in Ife on Tuesday, Obi called on Nigerians to elect the next president …

Sometimes a film is so precise in detail that you know it has to be at least partially autobiographical. This is the case with Simchas and sorrows, the new film written, directed by and starring actress Genevieve Adams. The film, released on VOD after a brief theatrical run, stars Adams as Agnes, a struggling New …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who died August 30 in Moscow after a long illness, met St. John Paul II several times, and the two often exchanged words of appreciation. one for the other. The two leaders met in 1989 and again in 1990, when Gorbachev was still president of the …

‘II always crave historic queer representation,” says Charlie Joséphine, the non-binary playwright of I, Joan, a sweaty, heady, gleefully queer new drama about France’s patron saint. “Because our history has been erased – especially that of transgender people – there is very little documentation of us throughout history, even though we have been around since …

Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Aydin, Turkey March 27, 2022. Depo Photos via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The arrest of a Turkish pop star over a quip she made about religious schools has drawn a fierce response from critics of …

Did you know that burning coal is the number one cause of harmful climate change and that Australia is one of the biggest exporters of coal? Every day, Australian coal fuels climate change that affects us here, at home and around the world. It is not only a matter of care for creation but of …

When new religious movements are victims of violence, “it’s their fault” campaigns are immediately launched by their opponents. by Massimo Introvigné The surroundings of the north entrance of Kintetsu Yamato-Saidaiji station in Nara, Japan, where Abe was murdered on July 8, 2022, several hours after the crime. Credits. Item 1 of 7. “To call a …

As a religious Christian and patriotic American, I applaud Mitch Edelman’s August 5 comment that the United States is not a Christian nation. Like him, I was mortified to see all the so-called “conservatives” in Texas this week at the CPAC conference adoring Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orban, who is a racist, pure white nationalist. Everyone …

August 19, 2022 | 12:50 p.m. Updated: August 19, 2022 | 1:03 p.m. Mastriano, a state appellate judge, and other figures used a rally about William Penn this summer to voice Christian nationalist views Sam Dunklau Sam Dunklau is the Capitol Bureau Chief for WITF. He previously …

(Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images.) Donald Trump has a lot of charisma. Let me finish. I’m not talking about charisma in the colloquial sense of being charming, although he has charmed millions of people. I am referring to a famous leadership style described by German sociologist Max Weber, who described three forms of authority …

It is always useful to engage the other side. Especially when you find the other side completely disconcerting. The other side I try to engage is American political conservatism. My guide today is Matthew Continetti, a brilliant Conservative politics buff with all the “right” credentials – a Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute, columnist for …

Robertzon Ramirez – The Filipino Star August 14, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — Bringing people back to physical Masses is seen by a Catholic Church official as a challenge when the COVID pandemic is over, as worshipers are now used to attending Masses online due to movement restrictions in the start of quarantine. In …

”As many as a third of the Palestinians who died in the latest outbreak of violence between Israel and militants in Gaza may have been killed by errant rockets fired by the Palestinian side, according to an Israeli military assessment that appears consistent with independent information from The Associated Press,” AP wrote in a tweet …

house tenant Chris Sprows and author Vivek Ramaswamy take on “woke capitalism” in the Season 2 premiere of Sprows’ “Read, White & Blue” podcast. In the first episode of the second season of his podcast, Sprows sits down with Ramaswamy, author of “WOKE, INC.: Inside Corporate America’s Social Justice Scam.” In the episode, which will …

Owen Lovejoy. “They wanted to silence him, and he is dead – and the press they feared is destroyed. And yet, though Lovejoy deserved the crown of martyrdom and was taken among us, he speaks, and in a voice of thunder that will penetrate where his living voice would never have been heard – and …

When votes rolled down Tuesday night on a proposed Kansas state constitution amendment that would remove the explicit right to abortion, what was expected to be a close race was instead shockingly lopsided: The amendment was flatly rejected, 59% versus 41%. . Analysts were quick to call the result a setback for the anti-abortion movement, …

Couples fear reverting to second-class status Ten years ago, after living in Sarasota for six years, my partner and I decided to get married on one of our trips to our hometown of New York. We had been together for 20 years and same-sex couples couldn’t get married in Florida. Our ceremony was simple at …

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A play “Abua Disum Abua Raj Birsa Munda” was performed at Shaheed Bhavan in the city on Monday – the third day of a five-day Natya Mahotsav retreat. The Reflection Society for Performing Arts and Culture organized the theater festival which started on July 30, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture. …

The Syrian Democratic Council issued a statement declaring its support for the popular protest movement in the Syrian governorate of As-Suwayda, stressing that “what is happening in As-Suwayda is a justified rejection movement whose slogan is ‘we want live with dignity”. , and if it is renewed, it is a response to the worsening of …

… Faith communities can help us to recognize our interdependence, to see beyond our science and knowledge to perceive meaning and wisdom, and to encourage mutually reinforcing action. —David Hales and Imam Saffet Catovic CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA, July 28, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Today, the Parliament of the World’s Religions celebrates the historic adoption by the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

‘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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

By Dr Javed Jamil Chief Mohan Bhagwat’s latest statement on the Mandir-Masjid issue is welcome. He said that RSS would not participate in any such movement after the Babri-Ram Mandir broadcast. Whether this represents a shift in stance by all components of the Hindu Brigade or just a strategy to stave off RSS while others …

Thursday, June 2, 2022 2:54 PM The nonprofit Children and Family Urban Movement, based in the River Bend neighborhood, named Rudy Trejo as the new CEO. Trejo is currently the Assistant Dean of Students for Campus Enrichment and Student Equity at …

If you were at the center of a religious crusade, do you think you would be able to detect it? I ask because it is becoming increasingly clear that the United States is under siege by Christian fundamentalists and traditionalists. Reported text exchanges between Trump’s White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Virginia “Ginni” …

Jamnagar: After traversing the freezing cold of Europe and the furnace of the Arabian desert, Sadhguru, founder of the Isha Foundation, set foot on Bharat soil when disembarking at the port of Jamnagar in Gujarat after his #JourneyForSoil had met with resounding success in Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. Sadhguru sailed for three …

(RNS) — How does a force of nature stop? This is the question I find myself wrestling with following news of the death of Catholic feminist theologian Rosemary Radford Ruether on Saturday, May 21. Ruether has had a profound influence on my life since I was 18 or 19, serving on the board of the …

The Miftahul Huda Mosque in the village of Balai Harapan, following the September 3, 2021 attack. On September 3, 2021, several dozen members of a group calling itself the “Muslim Community Alliance” (Aliansi Umat Islam) burned down the Ahmadiyah Community Mosque in Balai Harapan village, Sintang, West Kalimantan. Before the attack, the Muslim Community Alliance …

Representative Henry Cuellar of Texas is the only remaining anti-abortion Democrat in the US House of Representatives. He has survived challenges from the left over the years because of his close ties to his border district and his appeal to voters who share his more moderate approach. But with the The Supreme Court is now …

Kerala is known for its puzzles and dramatic paradoxes. Both positive and negative types. Among them is the famous development model of Kerala itself, which helped the state achieve social progress even when it remained economically backward. Among the negative paradoxes are the coexistence of women’s empowerment and extreme patriarchy; progressive politics and regressive social …

Donald Trump speaks at the Austin Convention Center for the American Freedom Tour on May 14, 2022 (Photos by Maggie Quinlan) Whatever I tell you next about the American Freedom Tour’s stopover in Austin, it should be taken in this context: When a former President of the United States speaks, the reporters should be there. …

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said he should have thought twice before converting a disused council chamber office into a prayer room, following attempts by a group of Satanists from the use for a blessing. Key points: Tom Tate says prayer room should have been called ‘RU OK room’ The room is no longer accessible …

Activist Leung Wing-lai was in prison when he first met Cardinal Zen. In 2018, while Leung was serving time for unlawful assembly, Zen visited him in a remote Hong Kong prison. On the day of the visit, Leung recalls being pulled from the prison workshop and led to a small outdoor space to have his …

The Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has led many to recognize that the end justifies the means relentlessness of the American religious right. It must also be recognized that the movement’s half-century-long assault on reproductive freedoms has accompanied a larger crusade: the attempt to dismantle, brick by brick, …

Reading time: 4 minutes In this dispatch from Hot Docs 2022 reviews, we discuss three films about loss. And whether it’s the loss of innocence, family or freedom, they all share a desire to delve into the past to understand it and try to build a better future. Moreover, all three use the documentary form …

The call came from one of the many people Wanda Howard Battle considers family, whether related or not. They were asking him to do something different: lead tours of one of the most historic places in the country, the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in his hometown of Montgomery. His mind returned to his …

ISLAMABAD: Renowned religious scholars met on Sunday with former Prime Minister of Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan, and gave him their full support for his “movement for the real independence of Pakistan”. Academics, representing all major schools of thought and prominent religious figures and Mashaykh declared their full support for the PTI movement when meeting with …

Catholic Faith Technologies (CFT), an innovative technology partner for today’s dioceses and organizations, today announced that its partner, the Dominican Charism Initiative, has been recognized for its series “The Call to Truth” with a Bronze Stevie Award for Achievement in Product Innovation – Computer Services and Software. “As more religiously sponsored ministries rely on lay …

Use the word socialism over the past decade and you’ll likely conjure up images of political ads claiming control of the United States by the country’s “coastal elites.” But from the turn of the 20th century to the end of World War I, socialism was commonplace in much of the country, including finding a substantial …

News that the U.S. Supreme Court was planning to overturn its nearly 50-year precedent protecting a person’s right to an abortion spread across Florida and Tampa Bay on Tuesday, sparking a variety of reactions ranging from fear to elation to confusion. For anti-abortion leaders, the leaked ruling was the decisive victory in the long-running battle …

A citizen holds a placard during a peace vigil organized by citizens against what they say is an increase in hate crimes and violence against Muslims in the country, in New Delhi, India, April 16 2022. – Reuters/File The Indian government is preparing for a Holocaust-like Muslim genocide, the organization says. India is preparing for …

(April 27, 2022 / JNS) The state of Israel today must not let “the dangerous gene of factionalism” dismantle it from within, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Wednesday. Speaking at an opening event of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, the Prime Minister said: “The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising …

India The change would allow tribal communities to identify as Sarna instead of Hindus, Christians or others Indian tribes at a protest meeting demanding a separate religious code ahead of the upcoming national census in New Delhi on April 25. (Photo: Bijay Kumar Minj/UCA News) Posted: April 26, 2022 05:24 GMT Updated: April 26, 2022 …

Orrin G. Hatch, the oldest Republican senator in history who was part of Utah politics for more than four decades, died Saturday at age 88. His death was announced in a statement from his foundation, which did not specify a cause. A staunch conservative on most economic and social issues, he has also teamed up …

The Delhi High Court on Friday said student activist Umar Khalid’s speech in Amravati in February 2020, which forms part of the indictment against him in the Northern Riots ‘wider conspiracy’ case -east Delhi, was offensive and heinous. “It’s offensive, heinous. Don’t you think? These expressions being used, don’t you think they incite people? You …

VENICE (JTA) – Through a narrow, frayed sottoportico, or Venetian lane, and across a wooden walkway, there is a wide plaza surrounded by rows of multicolored buildings. Entering the Jewish ghetto in Venice is a bit like traveling back in time. On March 29, 1516, the Venetian Senate locked up the city’s Jews near a …

Indonesia Radical groups influenced by Islamic State ideology never give up their fight Police help academic Ade Armando (centre) after he was assaulted by protesters during a demonstration against attempts to extend the presidential term in Jakarta on April 11. (Photo: AFP) Posted: April 18, 2022 10:28 GMT Updated: April 18, 2022 10:29 GMT The …

Faith-based films have become a new way of framing elements related to traditional Christian values ​​and beliefs. The fact that moviegoers are expecting something huge from the highly anticipated sequel to The passion of Christ is only slightly indicative of the importance of the audience for these films. They’re doing incredibly well (the first god …

Rwadari Tehreek urges the new Sharif government to overcome religious hatred, allow minorities to elect their own representatives and take action to end violence against women and children. A few days ago, a 12-year-old Christian girl was raped by a Muslim neighbor in Karachi. Islamabad (AsiaNews) – Christians and other minorities in Pakistan have hailed …

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Basheer was a young Taliban fighter barely out of his teens when the Islamic State group took control of his village in eastern Afghanistan nearly eight years ago. Militants rounded up villagers identified as Taliban and killed them, often beheading them, forcing their families to watch. Basheer escaped and lived in …

Earlier this month, Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina made headlines for making unusual remarks on a podcast — specifically, claiming her GOP colleagues were into orgies and cocaine. “The sexual perversion that’s going on in Washington, I mean being some kind of young guy in Washington with an average age of probably 60 …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An attempted murder suspect, originally released from prison on a BLM-backed bail fund after allegedly targeting a Democratic candidate for mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, was taken into federal custody on Thursday. Quintez Brown, a 22-year-old civil rights activist and former intern and newspaper columnist, is accused of …

Published on: 04/06/2022 – 07:58Amended: 04/06/2022 – 07:56 Jerusalem (AFP) – A key member of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s Yamina party said on Wednesday she was quitting her coalition government, in a surprise move that leaves it without a parliamentary majority. Idit Silman’s announcement left Bennett’s coalition, an alliance of parties ranging from the …

(Each Saturday, a religious leader offers a personal perspective in this space. To be part of this series, email [email protected]) The gospel text for this Sunday in many Christian denominations is John’s account of the woman who anointed Jesus. Like other texts for these days approaching Holy Week, it is dark in tone, and this …

Ukrainian forces retake areas near Kyiv for fear of booby traps On Saturday, Ukrainian troops moved cautiously to retake territory north of the country’s capital, using cables to remove the bodies of civilians from the streets of a town for fear Russian forces had trapped them before leaving. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned in his …

Another major setback for Pakistan’s Imran Khan-led government as its two other lawmakers resigned from the ruling alliance on Tuesday to join the opposition ahead of the vote on the no-confidence motion against the 69-year-old leader on April 3. In a desperate bid to save his government, Khan has now resorted to witchcraft, the opposition …

After her first Oscar nomination this year for her supporting work in Jane Campion’s The power of the dog Now seems like the perfect time to revisit Jesse Plemons’ outstanding filmography thus far. He’s an actor who constantly gets involved in impressive projects, and that streak only seems to continue. RELATED: Best Supporting Actor/Actress of …

Ranchi: Tribals blocked Hinoo Chowk on Thursday after the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) demolished the perimeter wall of their socio-religious sthal in Sarna by order of the High Court. The blockade continued until late in the evening, disrupting traffic on the road to the airport.“Our community built this border by pooling money and made shramdaan. …

New York, March 21, 2022 – Swedish authorities should conduct a prompt and thorough investigation into the recent attack on journalist Ahmet Dönmez and determine whether he was targeted for his work, the Committee for the Protection of Human Rights said Monday. journalists. On Saturday March 19, in Stockholm, unknown persons rammed Dönmez’s car from …

With tensions at North Stanly High School recently heightened by a post resurfacing on social media, students and parents met with staff and members of the Stanly County Schools Central Office (SCS) to discuss the situation. SCS Superintendent Dr. Jarrod Dennis and Director of Community Engagement Melissa Smith, along with Deputy Superintendent Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis, …

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals across Haiti have gone on strike to protest a rise in gang-related kidnappings as supporters burned tires and blocked roads on Tuesday. The three-day strike that began on Monday has closed public and private health facilities in the capital Port-au-Prince and beyond, with …

A place called Anxiety, for example, shows suffering and anxiety in various areas of life and ends with a message that reads: “Jesus also suffered from anxiety”. Another ad, WrongIy Judged, follows a group of heavily tattooed youths as they wander the streets and, unexpectedly, bring food to the homeless. This place appeals to our …

SIX PARIS PRESIDENTIAL (left to right, top): Vice President Leni Robredo, former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Sr., labor leader Leody de Guzman, Mayor of Manila Isko Moreno, Senator Panfilo Lacson and Senator Manny Pacquiao. (FILE PHOTOS) Leodye de Guzman #2 ■ March 6 – Statement released on its youth agenda, including establishment of the Universal Students …

An artist’s conception shows a spaceship on a 5,000 year journey. (Jörgen Engdahl / Courtesy of Discovery+) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos wants millions of people to live and work in space – that’s why he founded his Space company Blue Origin more than two decades ago. But what if living in space turns out to …

Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine is driving a wedge into the Orthodox Church. While the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, justified the war in Moscow, it was condemned in Ukrainian Orthodox churches, as well as by some priests in Russia. “The Moscow Patriarchate had been silent about the war for a …

Published on: 08/03/2022 – 03:04 Aden (AFP) – Women and girls in Yemen bear the brunt of a seven-year civil war that has stripped many of their freedoms and crippled state institutions, preventing them from seeking help. A strict interpretation of Islam is enforced in areas controlled by Houthi rebels and mass displacement, with millions …