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  • Tired of war, South Sudanese pray for latest peace deal
    by Doreen Ajiambo on October 17, 2018 at 3:03 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan (RNS) — Thousands of Southern Sudanese are gathering in churches and mosques in cities and refugee camps to pray for the end of a civil war that has raged since 2013. The post Tired of war, South Sudanese pray for latest peace deal appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • Tired of war, South Sudanese pray for latest peace deal
    by Doreen Ajiambo on October 17, 2018 at 3:03 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan (RNS) — Thousands of Southern Sudanese are gathering in churches and mosques in cities and refugee camps to pray for the end of a civil war that has raged since 2013. The post Tired of war, South Sudanese pray for latest peace deal appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • Why suing Notre Dame over ‘secret’ birth control settlement isn’t kosher
    by Charles C. Camosy on October 17, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    (RNS) — If the lawsuit were over abortion, rather than simple contraceptives, would students and critics of the university's policy take the same line? The post Why suing Notre Dame over ‘secret’ birth control settlement isn’t kosher appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • Why suing Notre Dame over ‘secret’ birth control settlement isn’t kosher
    by Charles C. Camosy on October 17, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    (RNS) — If the lawsuit were over abortion, rather than simple contraceptives, would students and critics of the university's policy take the same line? The post Why suing Notre Dame over ‘secret’ birth control settlement isn’t kosher appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • Do you really know everything about Mary, the Mother of Jesus?
    by Religion News LLC on October 17, 2018 at 10:10 am

    New book addresses every key New Testament reference to Mary with unprecedented detail   SAN FRANCISCO — It might appear that the New Testament inclusion of Mary is surprisingly light, considering the deep and intense amount of Marian devotion and doctrine that exists within the […]

  • Do you really know everything about Mary, the Mother of Jesus?
    by Religion News LLC on October 17, 2018 at 10:10 am

    New book addresses every key New Testament reference to Mary with unprecedented detail   SAN FRANCISCO — It might appear that the New Testament inclusion of Mary is surprisingly light, considering the deep and intense amount of Marian devotion and doctrine that exists within the […]

  • Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate
    by Ashok Sharma on October 17, 2018 at 9:10 am

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Some 1,000 police officers cleared protesters from the vicinity of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala state on Wednesday, hours before the temple's doors were to open to females ages 10 to 50. The post Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate appeared first on […]

  • Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate
    by Ashok Sharma on October 17, 2018 at 9:10 am

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Some 1,000 police officers cleared protesters from the vicinity of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala state on Wednesday, hours before the temple's doors were to open to females ages 10 to 50. The post Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate appeared first on […]

  • Archdiocese releases names of ‘credibly’ accused clergy
    by Ashraf Khalil on October 17, 2018 at 8:49 am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It comes days after Washington's archbishop resigned over his handling of sexual abuse allegations. The post Archdiocese releases names of ‘credibly’ accused clergy appeared first on Religion News Service. […]