Religion's Mighty Rivers

April 1st, 2013
Written by Nicholas C. Stern – The News-Post of Frederick in Religion's Mighty Rivers, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Maria-Teresa D'Orazio
When Maria-Teresa D'Orazio began volunteering at St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor Catholic Church about 22 years ago, she noticed that none of her fellow Latinos attended Mass there. "I saw them in the supermarkets and on the streets and I started wondering, 'What is the reason?'" said D'Orazio, now 75. She met with other local Latinos and asked them why, when many had been practicing Catholics in...
March 14th, 2013
Written by James Patrick Anderson in Religion's Mighty Rivers, Other with 1 Comment
Daniel the Prophet has lessons for the future as contemporary society confronts obstacles and challenges as it sorts out the role of religion and the Church. In light of the election of Pope Francis, it is not only a time to reflect on Francis of Assisi after whom it is said he patterned his life, but it is also a good time to reflect on the prophet Daniel in the Old Testament of the Bible....
March 7th, 2013
Written by Josef Federman - Associated Press in Religion's Mighty Rivers, Latest News with 0 Comments
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's decision to launch a pair of "Palestinian-only" bus lines in the West Bank on Monday - presented by the government as a goodwill gesture, assailed by critics as racism, and welcomed by Palestinian riders - is shining a light on the messy situation created by 45 years of military occupation and Jewish settlements in the area. While full and formal peace remains distant,...
November 23rd, 2012
Written by Mitch Weiss - Associated Press in Religion's Mighty Rivers, Latest News with 0 Comments
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (AP) — A man who claims he's being stalked for helping a 22-year-old man escape a North Carolina church that abused him for being gay says the harassment won't stop him from encouraging others to leave. Jerry Cooper has filed false imprisonment and stalking complaints against four members of the Word of Faith Fellowship church. The complaints stem from Cooper's visit to the...
November 21st, 2012
Written by The Associated Press in Religion's Mighty Rivers, Latest News with 0 Comments
ROME (AP) — Italian police have blocked access to a white supremacist website and arrested four people for allegedly inciting racial hatred and spreading anti-Semitism. Authorities on Friday blocked Stormfront, a white supremacist website based in the United States, and shut down its Italian-language forum. They also confiscated knives, batons and baseball bats as well neo-Nazi and Fascist...


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