By Per Ewert*
Sweden stands out as arguably the world’s most secular and individualistic nation, according to the Inglehart/Welzel cultural map of the world. At the same time, Sweden is one of the.. Eurasia Review - Published
Beijing, China, May 23, 2019 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests approaches, the Chinese Communist Party is utilizing authoritarian tactics old and new to crack.. CNA - Published
Many of us have been targeted with scam calls pretending to be from the IRS or Social Security, but now scammers are targeting local churches in hopes of exploiting their kindness and generosity. One..
Pope Francis issued a landmark decree making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain..
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· The Predictive Index is an old company that's growing like a startup.
· Its owners — Mike Zani and Daniel Muzquiz — bought the company, which offers personality assessments, in 2014 with the.. Business Insider - Published
If “Bohemian Rhapsody” has you worried that music biopics are just “Walk Hard” without the intentional comedy, two new indie releases this month take very different views of.. The Wrap - Published
Vatican City, May 23, 2019 / 11:05 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Thursday condemned an exaggerated focus on plans and agendas which do not leave room for the spontaneous work of the Holy Spirit.
He.. CNA - Published
The document (Education for Peace in a Multi-Religious World: A Christian Perspective) was issued at a May 21 conference (Promoting Peace Together). 350 Protestant and Orthodox communities are members.. Catholic Culture - Published
The speed and arrogance with which the Russian Orthodox Church has sought to build new churches wherever it wants and its open reliance on the police power of the state to put down opposition is.. Eurasia Review - Published
A leaked diplomatic cable by the Saudi Arabian foreign ministry suggested Riyadh knew more than they were letting on about the Easter blasts. The cable, which has not yet been denied by the Saudi.. IndiaTimes - Published
Colombo: One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used “Mother of Satan” explosives favoured by Daesh group that are a.. WorldNews - Published
Phoenix, Ariz., May 21, 2019 / 12:00 am (CNA).- With a record-high number of seminarians, the Diocese of Phoenix has dedicated more funds to support the formation of the Arizona diocese’s future.. CNA - Published
Daniel Eric Kent, OAM, who died recently just short of his 100th birthday, always claimed he had a fortunate life. Born on June 30, 1919, to Sophie (nee Menzel) and Daniel Kent, Eric had the advantage.. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
Pittsburgh, Pa., May 20, 2019 / 02:35 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Pittsburgh has announced the first results of a sweeping reorganization of its parishes, creating five new parishes and designating five.. CNA - Published
The hospitals were leased to the organisations for between five 99 years.
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Lourdes, France, May 20, 2019 / 10:30 am (CNA).- CNA had a chance to get to know some of the more than 200 pilgrims who traveled to Lourdes as part of the Knights of Columbus’ Warriors to Lourdes.. CNA - Published
By Omar Rajarathnam and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO, May 20 (Reuters) - After coming under fire for not acting on warnings about Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lankan President.. WorldNews - Published
When 55 Central American asylum seekers showed up in Denver, so many volunteers contacted the nonprofits and churches leading the effort, organizers had to turn people away. More than 350 people signed.. Denver Post - Published
The past few months have witnessed more tragedy and violence as extremists continued to target places of worship around the world. Several governments have taken constructive steps to strengthen.. Eurasia Review - Published
The United States reiterated its strong support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism when Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana met with the U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo in.. Eurasia Review - Published Also reported by •Mid-Day
Re: “$15M gift to help build ‘affordable high-rises’ in Seattle”: To end homelessness in King County, create 10 more churches like Seattle’s Plymouth Church. Plymouth Housing began in 1980.. Seattle Times - Published
Born in 1948, Cardinal Louis Raphaël I Sako has led the Chaldean Catholic Church since 2013. The church is among the Eastern Catholic churches in full communion with the Holy See. Catholic Culture - Published
A majority of the Zaharan group linked to the Easter Sunday terror attacks have been arrested by the Security Forces and Police and the rest will be apprehended soon, Sri Lanka Minister Ruwan.. Eurasia Review - Published
HIKKADUWA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sipping fresh coconut water while sunbathing on deserted Hikkaduwa beach, Alexi Konchayenko, a sports trainer from Ukraine, struck a stoical note.
Bomb blasts can.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards.. Eurasia Review - Published
Sri Lanka’s Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said 85 suspects have been arrested in connection to the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks on churches and hotels.
The suspects include.. Eurasia Review - Published
Alawddin Ahmed Muath, the 22-year-old law graduate, was one of the nine suicide bombers who carried out a series of coordinated attacks on three churches and three luxury hotels on the Easter Sunday. DNA - Published
Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter Sunday attacks on churches and.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels,.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com •Seattle Times
First Liberty Institute files lawsuit on behalf of three churches against Magnolia, Texas for charging churches a water-fee higher than that of commercial businesses
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As snow blanketed African markets, churches and graves in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, in February, members of the Liberian community were praying fervently that this would not be their last winter in the.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters