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Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance

Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peacePope Francis lands in Cairo on Friday for a series of encounters with Egypt’s religious and political leadership
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Religion

Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia
The court ordered the closure of the group’s Russia headquarters and its 395 local chapters, and seized its property

Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses in RussiaThe court ordered the closure of the group’s Russia headquarters and its 395 local chapters, and seized its property
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Religion

Pope sets canonization date for Fatima siblings

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblingsThe Marto siblings say the Virgin Mary appeared to them and their cousin six times above an olive tree in 1917
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Detroit

A new life for historic Temple Beth El

A new life for historic Temple Beth ElJews, Christians, whites and blacks are joining forces to restore the 1922 building by Albert Kahn
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Religion

Faith Calendar

Faith CalendarReligious events across Metro Detroit
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Religion

Good Friday observances around the World

Good Friday observances around the WorldGood Friday observances around the World
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Religion

Pope Francis on Good Friday recalls Jesus’ suffering

Pope Francis attends Good Friday service recalling Jesus’ sufferingPope Francis prostrated himself in prayer during a solemn Good Friday service to recall the crucifixion of Jesus
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Michigan

Easter egg hunts turn into competitive sport

Easter egg hunts turn into competitive sportSome Metro Detroit egg hunts have tried to decrease competition by enforcing rules and eliminating inside egg prizes
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Religion

Filipinos re-enact Christ’s crucifixion in gory display

Filipinos re-enact Christ’s crucifixion in gory spectacleSeveral Filipino devotees were nailed to crosses in a re-enactment of a Good Friday ritual
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Religion

Pope off to prison for foot washing ritual

Pope off to maximum-security prison for foot washing ritualOn Holy Thursday, Pope Francis is heading to a prison to wash the feet of 12 inmates — including 3 women and a Muslim
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Wayne County

Mantra at new mosque in Dearborn Hts.: ‘Islam for all’

Imam’s mantra at new mosque: ‘Islam for all’Al-Qazwini, who left Islamic Center of America two years ago, plans social outreach at former church
  • Wayne County
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Imam shares vision of new Islamic Institute of America

Imam shares vision of new Islamic Institute of AmericaImam Hassan Al-Qazwini speaks about interfaith work and misconceptions about Islam with the opening of the Islamic Institute of America in Dearborn Heights.
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Detroit

Detroit church gives free Good Friday gas, oil changes

Detroit church gives free Good Friday gas, oil changesNew Life Family Church giveaway starts at 9 a.m. Friday at a Detroit BP Gas Station, City Oil Change
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Religion

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate EasterEgyptian churches said they will not hold Easter celebrations in mourning for 45 Coptic Christians killed in bombings
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Religion

Pope Francis opens free laundromat for homeless

Pope Francis opens free laundromat for homelessThroughout his papacy, Pope Francis has made an effort to reach out to the homeless in Rome
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Michigan

Mich. high court looks at decisions at Catholic school

Mich. high court looks at decisions at Catholic schoolJustices hearing arguments Thursday in a case that looks at the broad shield given to churches and faith-based schools
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Life

Latina Muslims find hijab hides ethnicity from Latinos

Like an invisibility cloak, Latina Muslims find a hijab hides their ethnicity from LatinosSome experts estimate there are 200,000 Latino Muslims in the U.S. and about 90 percent of them are converts
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Life

McBrayer: Dare to share
Any society that operates in a tight-fisted, self-centered manner gains nothing

McBrayer: Dare to shareAny society that operates in a tight-fisted, self-centered manner gains nothing
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World

More births expected for Muslims than Christians

More births expected for Muslims than Christians worldwideThe world’s two largest religions are on track to have a near equal share of the global population by 2060
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World

For some, Passover Seder will address refugee crisis

For some, Passover Seder will address refugee crisisIt’s the first time some synagogues have marked the global refugee crisis through special readings, rituals at a Seder.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Mormon leaders encourage more baptisms for the dead

Mormon leaders encourage more baptisms for the deadMormon leaders reminded church members Saturday about the importance of performing ceremonial baptisms on dead ancestors
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World

Muslims protest with street prayer in Paris suburb

Muslims protest with street prayer in Paris suburbHundreds unrolled rugs and prayed outdoors in the busy streets of Clichy to protest the closure of their prayer hall
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Religion

Jewish meal explores tolerance through historical lens

Jewish meal explores tolerance through historical lensInterfaith Seder reminds guests how struggles for peace and religious freedom linger in the present
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Life

Pittsburgh effort creates hijabs for dolls

Pittsburgh effort creates hijabs for dollsThey sell for $6 each and are packaged with lines of text describing the nature of the hijab and why they’re important
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  • 1 month ago
Religion

Pope OKs sainthood for Fatima siblings, Mexico martyrs

Pope OKs sainthood for Fatima siblings, Mexico child martyrsPope Francis signed the canonization decrees Thursday
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Obituary

Cardinal William Keeler dies at age 86

Cardinal William Keeler dies at age 86Cardinal William Keeler, who headed the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. for 18 years, has died. He was 86
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Religion

Historic restoration of Jesus’ burial shrine completed

Historic restoration of Jesus’ burial shrine completedJust in time for Easter, a Greek restoration team has completed a historic renovation of the Edicule
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