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Northern District Police Chief Superintendent Shimon Lavi told the Mount Meron State Commission of Inquiry on Sunday that politicians have blocked all attempts by police to limit traffic to the site surrounding the Lag Ba’omer celebrations. Lavi is the opening witness to testify before the commission, which is expected to hear from political, religious, security …

WASHINGTON (CNS) – One of the main concerns of Carl Anderson, now retired CEO of the Knights of Columbus, is to preserve religious freedom in this country. “It is not so much about the arguments about the separation of church and state as it is about the values ​​that faith brings to our culture – …

NASHVILLE, Tennessee. – How could David Lipscomb react to the announcement that a woman was appointed president of the institution, Lipscomb University, which he and James A. Harding co-founded? The lip comb, a influential leader in the Churches of Christ From the Civil War to World War I, partnered with Harding to found the Nashville …

Mohan Bhagwat’s recent speech calling for dialogue between Hindus and Muslims stirred a hornet’s nest with lines drawn along the expected quarters. Obviously, it is difficult for Muslims to take Bhagwat’s word for dialogue leading to community friendship at first glance. But, a leader Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) speaking of “Hindu-Muslim dialogue” is better than …

Member of Finnish Parliament faces two years in prison for tweeting a post questioning her church’s alignment with a gay pride parade and for other statements expressing what she said was the point of view of the Bible on homosexuality. Dr Päivi Räsänen, doctor and former interior minister of the country, faces trial in November …

Facebook’s church is ready to capture the human soul in silicon. July 25, The New York Times reported that since 2017, the social media giant has quietly cultivated exclusive partnerships with certain religious communities. As always, the money is involved. While Facebook’s ultimate goals remain sealed behind nondisclosure agreements, the Times article hints at things …

With a joyful note, let the earth resonate, on the hills and valleys, let it bounce; A new crusade we proclaim with rapt hearts in this chorus. Our banner to the winds unfurls, our war cry to all those we send;Like the knights of old, there is no reprieve until all men receive this truth. …

They came from 10 different faiths, but the 10 religious leaders of the Interfaith Organization (IRO) were united in a silent prayer for the 13-year-old student at River Valley High School who was killed on Monday. Imam Syed Hassan Mohamed Al-Attas, who hosted the session at Raffles Town Club yesterday under the auspices of the …

Sanford Health announced Thursday that it is making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for all its employees, citing the spread of more contagious variants. The Sioux Falls, SD-based health system, which operates extensively in Minnesota and the Dakotas, requires all workers to be vaccinated by November 1. More than 90 percent of clinicians and 70 percent of …

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Americans who refused to wear masks or get vaccinated during the pandemic do not have the easy task of building a valid philosophical defense of their behavior. The leading philosophical authorities generally cited for defending individual freedom in …