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BLACK CHURCHES conflicted on Obama’s gay marriage decision – USATODAY

By at May 14, 2012 | 12:05 am

BLACK CHURCHES conflicted on Obama’s gay marriage decision – USATODAY

By Joe Imel, for USA TODAY, May 13, 2012 - The pulpits of the nation's black churches took measure Sunday of President Obama's decision to support gay marriage, and the result was conflicted. Some churches were silent on the issue. At others, pastors spoke against the president's decision Wednesday — but kindly of the man himself. A few blasted the president and ... Go To Article

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DISCRIMINATION:: House members blast Vanderbilt for policy ‘hostile’ to religious groups on campus | Fox News

By at May 8, 2012 | 12:05 am

DISCRIMINATION:: House members blast Vanderbilt for policy ‘hostile’ to religious groups on campus | Fox News

By John Roberts A group of religious-minded House members are rising up to challenge Vanderbilt University for telling Christian campus groups they cannot require their leaders to share their faith and values. The Congressional Prayer Caucus has sent a strongly worded letter to Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos and Board of Trust Chairman Mark Dalton chastising ... Go To Article

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US: CIA thwarts new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot – Yahoo! News

By at May 7, 2012 | 2:17 pm

US: CIA thwarts new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot – Yahoo! News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, The Associated Press has learned. The plot involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jetliner over ... Go To Article

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CAROLINE GLICK:: Post-Zionism is so 1990s

By at April 28, 2012 | 12:40 am

CAROLINE GLICK:: Post-Zionism is so 1990s

You can learn a lot about a nation's health by watching how it celebrates its national holidays. In Israel's case, compare how we celebrated our 50th Independence Day in 1998 to what celebrations involve today. During the 1990s, Israel's elite took a vacation from reality and history and they brought much of the public with them. Then-foreign minister Shimon Peres ... Go To Article

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VIDEO:: U.S. Bishops Issue Call to Action to Protect Religious Liberties – FoxNews

By at April 13, 2012 | 9:50 am

VIDEO:: U.S. Bishops Issue Call to Action to Protect Religious Liberties – FoxNews

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WEEKEND INTERVIEW with TIMOTHY DOLAN:: When the Archbishop Met the President – WSJ

By at March 30, 2012 | 4:59 pm

WEEKEND INTERVIEW with TIMOTHY DOLAN:: When the Archbishop Met the President – WSJ

By JAMES TARANTO, THE WEEKEND INTERVIEW March 30, 2012,  WSJ The president of the U.S. Conference of Bishops is careful to show due respect for the president of the United States. "I was deeply honored that he would call me and discuss these things with me," says the newly elevated Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York. But when Archbishop Dolan tells me his ... Go To Article

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ATHEIST RALLY:: ‘Show contempt’ for faith

By at March 24, 2012 | 4:20 pm

ATHEIST RALLY:: ‘Show contempt’ for faith

By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY About 20,000 atheists gathered within shouting distance of the Washington Monument on Saturday for a Reason Rally hell-bent on damning religion and mocking beliefs -- and believers, too. A full pantheon of demigods of unbelief -- British scientists and full-time atheism rabble-rouser Richard Dawkins was the headliner -- kept a crowd ... Go To Article

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RELIGION::Time to Air Muslim Violence Against Christians – RCP

By at March 24, 2012 | 12:15 am

RELIGION::Time to Air Muslim Violence Against Christians – RCP

By LAWRENCE HAAS, March 23, 2012, Real Clear Politics Did you read about Sheik Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, and his call this month to "destroy all the churches of the region?" You might think that’s big news – big enough to garner some attention from America’s leading media – especially because the Grand Mufti is among the ... Go To Article

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VIDEO LINK:: At Least 4 KILLED In Shooting At French Jewish School | Fox News

By at March 19, 2012 | 8:30 am

VIDEO LINK:: At Least 4 KILLED In Shooting At French Jewish School | Fox News

TOULOUSE, FRANCE –  A gunman opened fire outside of a Jewish school in the southwestern French city of Toulouse Monday, killing a rabbi, his two sons and one other child, according to the prosecutor's office. Prosecutor Michel Valet said a 30-year-old rabbi and his 3-year-old and 6-year-old sons were killed in the attack just before classes started at the Ozar ... Go To Article

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RELIGION:: After ‘United for Religious Freedom’ – NRO

By at March 18, 2012 | 1:20 am

RELIGION:: After ‘United for Religious Freedom’ – NRO

On the night of February 17, I took a phone call from a senior Catholic official who was concerned about the pro-gay-marriage votes in the Washington and Maryland legislatures and the possible spillover effect of those defeats on the unity the U.S. bishops had thus far displayed in resisting the Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate. I told him not to worry. ... Go To Article

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