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(Left to right) Marco Osuna, Laura DeJesus, Frank Coyle and Betty Coyle profess Secular Franciscans during a Mass on June 28 at the Padre Pio Prayer Center in Philadelphia (Pablo Lopez / Capuchins Franciscans, Province of St. Augustine) By Gina Christian • Posted on July 9, 2021 A Philadelphia couple who had been married for …

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, both the mosque and the university, are often considered a distinguished part of contemporary Islamic history. The institute is also seen as a reference to the ideal of moderate and constructive religious discourse, which rejects fanaticism, conflict and extravagance. Al-Azhar may not be a Qiblah (i.e. a direction Muslims turn to in their …

Following similar steps taken by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in Hollywood, as well as the Disney Empire, Amazon Studios – the television and film producer and distributor, and a subsidiary of Amazon – has adopted an “Inclusion Policy” which is a shameless race and gender quota system. Such policies, which …

A major Pew Research Center survey of religion across India, based on nearly 30,000 adult face-to-face interviews conducted in 17 languages ​​between late 2019 and early 2020 (before the covid pandemic), was recently published. The results of the survey suggest that Indians of all religions are on the whole religious and see themselves as tolerant …

Another controversy that arose from Friday’s House meeting concerns marijuana. The government tabled a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana in Belize. The amendment to the Drug Abuse Act aims to establish licensing, registration and operation requirements for the cultivation, processing, distribution and delivery of cannabis products for adult use. Home Affairs and New Growth …

We are aware that Article 15 of the Constitution of India prohibits any form of discrimination based on religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. It prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. However, the State can make any special provision for women and children as well as for …

TEHRAN – A professor of history at the University of Oxford says the idea of ​​exporting democracy as a technique or technology is undemocratic. “The American idea of ​​democracy as an export element is not only undemocratic, but a product of neoliberalism,” Faisal Devji told The Tehran Times. Devji also says, “Democracy here has been …

For the third time in two years, the abridged video sharing portal, TikTok, has been banned in Pakistan. The ban came in the wake of a pending case before the Sindh High Court. The next hearing is July 8, and I have no intention of discussing a sub-judicial case in this space. But it allows …

Many years ago I wrote an essay for the magazine called “The Children of Macaulay”. Thirty-five years later, I’m pleasantly surprised to still think essentially the same way. The main ideas of this essay were the need for roots, the English educational system that made us Brown Sahibs, the alluring appeal of the English literature …

My wife and I recently celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. The planning of how we would mark the occasion was at my discretion. Maybe I should have taken her on vacation – a second honeymoon of sorts. Instead, I planned a gathering of a few dozen friends back home. Maybe I’m cheap, but one of …