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FULDA, Germany (CNS) – The plenary assembly of German bishops began with urgent calls for church reform and a reminder to heed Pope Francis’ warnings. Conference chairman Bishop Georg Bätzing called on all bishops to embrace radical change, German Catholic news agency KNA reported. He said visible changes were soon needed in the German Synod …

The Society for Military History is divided over whether to hold its annual conference in Texas next spring, as long planned, in light of the news ban on abortions after six weeks and other controversial laws involving right to vote and transgender youth. Debate over the location of the conference has intensified in recent days, …

By Reverend Topher MelhoffSpecial at the Star Journal I’m standing in the high school auditorium in my clergy shirt (you know the genre – the one with the white collar and tongue) talking about the importance of supporting trans students by calling them by their chosen names and their identified pronouns. I won’t know until …

The purpose of this fund is to support the areas of interest of the British Embassy mentioned below. The specific areas of interest are: Bidders must have a thorough understanding of religious persecution. An understanding of government programs would be an advantage. The organization will be able to demonstrate a strong track record in financial …

He assured the delegation that the government would assist in the modernization of all religious institutions in J&K. The LG also indicated that questions relating to reservations would be discussed with the relevant authorities of the Center. Several representatives of Sikh communities from various districts also spoke on the occasion and briefed the LG on …

The word “scapegoat” is derived from the book of Leviticus which is the third book of the Torah and the Old Testament. In one of his stories, all of Israel’s sins are put on the head of a goat, which is then cast out, even though the goat is not guilty of any sin. The …

The Bible teaches us that in an ideal world, “mercy and truth meet, justice and peace are embraced.” Instead, Texas has become the barometer of a world where justice spits on mercy. We can and must do better. Rosemary C. McDonoughNarberth, Pennsylvania. For the publisher: Re “God has no place at the Supreme Court”, by …

GOOGLE CARDS / PROVIDED The attack was said to have taken place at Gurudwara Singh Sabha on Ferry Rd, Woolston around 6 a.m. on Wednesday. (File photo). A religious volunteer was injured after he was allegedly attacked by unidentified men at the gates of their Sikh temple in Christchurch. The incident happened at Gurudwara Singh …

Even if you don’t approve of same-sex relationships, you don’t have the right to discriminate. (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rainbow flag frames the LDS Temple from its place during the 8th Annual Mass Resignation at City Creek Park on Sunday, November 5, 2017. By Payden Alder | Special at La Tribune …

(New York) – Indian authorities are using allegations of politically motivated tax evasion and financial irregularities to silence human rights activists, journalists and other government critics, Human Rights Watch said today hui. In September 2021, government finance officials raided Srinagar, Delhi and Mumbai on journalists’ houses, press offices, the premises of an actor, and the …