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  • Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea for 9 days
    by Jack Jenkins on April 22, 2018 at 12:06 pm

    (AP) — A Rohingya Muslim man among a group of 76 rescued in a wooden boat in Indonesian waters says they were at sea for nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia. The post Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at […]

  • Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea for 9 days
    by Jack Jenkins on April 22, 2018 at 12:06 pm

    (AP) — A Rohingya Muslim man among a group of 76 rescued in a wooden boat in Indonesian waters says they were at sea for nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia. The post Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at […]

  • Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always ‘be merciful’
    by Jack Jenkins on April 22, 2018 at 11:59 am

    (AP) — Pope Francis is reminding priests to always be merciful, as he ordained 16 men in a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica. The post Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always ‘be merciful’ appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always ‘be merciful’
    by Jack Jenkins on April 22, 2018 at 11:59 am

    (AP) — Pope Francis is reminding priests to always be merciful, as he ordained 16 men in a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica. The post Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always ‘be merciful’ appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • My open letter to Natalie Portman
    by Jeffrey Salkin on April 22, 2018 at 11:11 am

    She could have handled this differently -- and wound up being a heroine, IMHO. The post My open letter to Natalie Portman appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • My open letter to Natalie Portman
    by Jeffrey Salkin on April 22, 2018 at 11:11 am

    She could have handled this differently -- and wound up being a heroine, IMHO. The post My open letter to Natalie Portman appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • ‘This is my real life’: Where Trump’s travel ban hits home
    by Jack Jenkins on April 21, 2018 at 11:46 am

    (AP) — As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments next week on Trump’s travel ban, its effects are playing out for people from Manhattan to Minnesota to the Middle East. The post ‘This is my real life’: Where Trump’s travel ban hits home appeared first on […]

  • ‘This is my real life’: Where Trump’s travel ban hits home
    by Jack Jenkins on April 21, 2018 at 11:46 am

    (AP) — As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments next week on Trump’s travel ban, its effects are playing out for people from Manhattan to Minnesota to the Middle East. The post ‘This is my real life’: Where Trump’s travel ban hits home appeared first on […]

  • For many former Mormons, it’s hard to be “spiritual but not religious”
    by Jana Riess on April 21, 2018 at 11:44 am

    Former Mormons don’t generally maintain a high level of spirituality when they decide to leave the fold, unless they become actively involved in another religion. The post For many former Mormons, it’s hard to be “spiritual but not religious” appeared first on Religion News […]