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Members of Ratio Christi, a registered student organization, said UNL discriminated against it by denying their request for $1,500 in event funds to bring a speaker to campus.
The people outside Grand Island Regional Medical Center weren’t the only ones praying. Eighty-eight people signed up for a social media page called Praying for Pam.
Father Art Faesser considers his living room and its displays of bonnets, warrior shirts, a beaded elk dress, a buffalo headdress and more, his “prayer room.”
One of the three priests was charged with a crime -- giving alcohol to a 19-year-old altar server.
More houses of worship are offering mental health programs, especially African American congregations.
The Satanic Temple, a nontheistic group, is invoking the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to challenge Texas’ new anti-abortion law.
The Moon Festival, rooted in China’s long history and rich cultural traditions, is celebrated on Sept. 21 this year. In China, though, the festival is a three-day public holiday.
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Women have long complained they have second-class status in the Church, despite doing the lion's share of its work teaching in schools, running hospitals and passing the faith onto future generations.
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