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Foodies, Faithful Flock to Detroit Ramadan Festivals

Foodies, Faithful Flock to Detroit Ramadan Festivals

By Jeff Karoub | Jun 3
Despite its religious underpinnings, and in accordance with Muslim faith, festival organizers have made one thing clear: Non-Muslims are welcome.

Alabama Methodist Church to Screen Shunned 'Arthur' Episode About Gay Wedding

Alabama Methodist Church to Screen Shunned 'Arthur' Episode About Gay Wedding

Jun 3
A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur" that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding.

Bishop Faces Backlash after Tweet About Pride Month

Bishop Faces Backlash after Tweet About Pride Month

Jun 3
Rhode Island's Catholic bishop defended a tweet urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events: "They promote a culture and encourage activities that are contrary to Catholic faith and morals. They are especially harmful to children."

Pope Warns of New Ideologies as he Beatifies Romania Martyrs

Pope Warns of New Ideologies as he Beatifies Romania Martyrs

By Nicolae Dumitrache and Nicole Winfield | Jun 2
Pope Francis paid homage Sunday to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania's communist regime by beatifying seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country.

Pastor Condemns Catholic School's Recognition of LGBT Unions

Pastor Condemns Catholic School's Recognition of LGBT Unions

May 30
A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it's getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine.

Ramadan in Mideast Is for Fasting and Facebook, Data Shows

Ramadan in Mideast Is for Fasting and Facebook, Data Shows

By Aya Batrawy | May 28
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions, is being reshaped by technology.

Pope: Abortion is Never OK, Equates it to 'Hiring a Hitman'

Pope: Abortion is Never OK, Equates it to 'Hiring a Hitman'

By Nicole Winfield | May 25
Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term.

'Revolution' in Poland As Nation Confronts Priestly Abuse

'Revolution' in Poland As Nation Confronts Priestly Abuse

By Vanessa Gera | May 25
Poland thought it had started confronting the problem of clerical abuse and its cover-up by church authorities. Then a bombshell came: A documentary with victim testimony so harrowing it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with pedophile priests.

Mormon Church Opposes LGBT Nondiscrimination Measure

Mormon Church Opposes LGBT Nondiscrimination Measure

By Brady McCombs | May 14
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its opposition Monday to a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that faces long odds in Congress.

DC Catholic School will Acknowledge LGBT Alumnae Couples

DC Catholic School will Acknowledge LGBT Alumnae Couples

May 14
A 220-year-old Catholic girls' school in Washington, D.C., will now allow news about same-sex unions in its alumnae magazine.

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