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Pope Francis Just Changed Church Law On Forgiving Abortion. Here’s How 9 Women Reacted.

Source: Huffington Post

By Carol Kuruvilla Associate Religion Editor

Pope Francis ended his Holy Year Of Mercy by permanently giving all Catholic priests the ability to grant forgiveness for abortion ― a power that, in most parts of the world, has been restricted to bishops or specially-appointed confessors. 375 more words

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Dallas-area faith leaders unite against prejudice, pledge to bridge postelection divisions

Source: Dallas News

By Sanya Mansoor

RICHARDSON — With a backdrop of giant Texas and American flags, two dozen Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith leaders pledged to fight prejudice this morning at the Islamic Center of North Texas. 386 more words

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Charges of Blaspheming Islam in Court

Source: Time

By Yenni Kwok

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the governor of Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, is set to face blasphemy charges in court, the Indonesian Attorney General’s Office (AGO) … 220 more words


Hardline Islamist Protests In Indonesia Are Spreading Fear Among the Minority Chinese

Source: Time

By Stephen Wright

Protests by conservative Muslims against Jakarta’s Chinese Christian governor are putting religious and racial fault lines in the spotlight

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The capital of Muslim-majority Indonesia is on edge ahead of what is expected to be a second massive protest by conservative Muslims against its Christian governor and no group more so than its Chinese minority. 245 more words


A History of Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths

Source: Amazon

Author of the book: Karen Armstrong, who is a British author and commentator known for her books on comparative religion. A former Roman Catholic religious sister, who went from a conservative to a more liberal and mystical Christian faith… 169 more words


Why Do Bad Things Exist If There's A Good God?

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If there is an all-mighty, all-powerful, and an all-good God, why is the world that we live in so frail and weak and so full of bad and broken things? 835 more words


If You're Catholic And You've Sinned, There's An App For That

Source: NPR

A Scottish archbishop designed the app. It helps you find the closest spot to go to confession and Mass. The head of the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communication called the app “imaginative.” 103 more words

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