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Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'
RELIGION OF ALL faiths is thriving in the fastest growing parts of the world, at the very same time it faces an existential crisis in the West. It's not exactly breaking news that to state that organised religion, especially Catholicism, is facing its ...
The Chequered Picture of Religion around the WorldPatheos (blog)

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New York Times

Religion and Women's Rights Clash, Violently, at a Shrine in India
New York Times
Though Indian women are leading campaigns to dismantle discriminatory rules on access to religious sites, and courts are ruling in their favor, the grip of tradition is still ironclad in places like the Sabarimala Temple. ?In India, the people's belief ...
Sabarimala temple row brings atheist Left face to face with religion, yet againThePrint
Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruateReligion News Service

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Disruptive technology and organized religion
More or less since Nietzsche declared God ?dead? nearly 140 years ago, popular wisdom has held that science and religion are irreparably misaligned. However, at a recent conference hosted by the Vatican, I learned that even in the era of artificial ...

Hershey School house parents sue charity over religion, retaliation
A husband-and-wife parenting team at the Milton Hershey School have sued the multibillion-dollar charity for poor children, claiming that they were fired after complaining that the institution repeatedly forced them to attend evangelical Christian ...

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WORLD News group (press release)

Suppressing religion online
WORLD News group (press release)
I've written in the past about the plethora of Chinese Christian media online, providing Christians with video sermons, written testimonies, movie reviews, and in-depth theological articles. As long as these media outlets stay away from politics and ...

Aiken Standard

Religion Calendar
The Decatur Daily
The deadline to submit items for The Decatur Daily Religion Calendar is 5 p.m. Monday for publication the following Friday. Information, however, may be submitted up to six weeks in advance. Email items to Include a ...
Religion briefs for Friday, Oct. 19Aiken Standard
Albany Area Religion BulletinThe Albany Herald
Sioux City Journal -Greensboro News & Record
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Michigan pharmacist denies woman miscarriage medication over religious beliefs
A Michigan woman says a pharmacist for a regional supermarket chain denied her medication prescribed to treat her miscarriage because it was against his religious beliefs. The Michigan branch of the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter of ...
Meijer: Pharmacist who denied miscarriage drug, citing religion, no longer an employeeCBS 8 San Diego
Meijer pharmacist denies woman miscarriage meds citing religionAOL
Meijer: Pharmacist who denied miscarriage drug no longer an employeeDetroit Free Press
ACLU of Michigan
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Daily Maverick

Omotoso abuse raises case for regulating religion
Daily Maverick
The report didn't touch specifically on sexual violence, but responded to stories of religious leaders, Christians in particular, who had been spraying church members with Doom insect repellant, making them eat grass, or doing weird things with snakes ...

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Religion News Service

Church abuse bill in limbo after hitting wall in Senate
Religion News Service
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ? Legislation to respond to Pennsylvania's landmark grand jury report accusing hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of sexually abusing children over decades stalled on the Legislature's final scheduled voting day of 2018 amid a ...
Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in PennsylvaniaAssociated Press
Pope Accepts Resignation Of DC Archbishop Donald Wuerl Amid Sex Abuse CrisisNPR

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Religion News Service

Water pollution in Iraq threatens Mandaean religious rites
Religion News Service
BAGHDAD (AP) ? Every Sunday in Iraq, along a strip of embankment on the Tigris River reserved for followers of the obscure and ancient Mandaean faith, worshippers bathe themselves in the waters to purify their souls. But unlike in ancient times, the ...

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