Religion

Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

Aug 14, 2017

Yemen's Central Bank says the Saudi-led coalition is "strangling" the economy by preventing planes from flying in newly-minted cash, reflecting a struggle between the government and the United Arab Emirates, key members of the military alliance

New York gets tougher on community center bomb threats

Aug 14, 2017

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law legislation increasing the penalties for bomb threats following a spate of such threats called into Jewish Community Centers

Pope calls welcoming migrants a way to show brotherhood

Aug 14, 2017

Pope Francis is praising acceptance for migrants as a way to show brotherhood, even as Europe's welcome mat wears thin

Australian inquiry: Priests should report abuse confessions

Aug 14, 2017

Australia's most powerful investigative authority has recommended that priests who fail to tell police about suspected child sexual abuse should face criminal charges

70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home

Aug 14, 2017

70 years after Partition of the Indian subcontinent, Pakistan's Sikhs say neither India nor Pakistan feels like home for a young generation searching for peace and security elsewhere

Los Angeles service honors slain El Salvador archbishop

Aug 13, 2017

A special mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles honored a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador's bloody 12-year civil war

Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tuk

Aug 13, 2017

Pennsylvania utility regulators are making a big to-do over Timm Wenger's tuk-tuk

Officials: Exhumation of killers from vet cemeteries is rare

Aug 13, 2017

Federal and state officials say the recent exhumation of an Army Vietnam veteran's body from the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery was a rare invocation of federal laws aimed at keeping murderers and rapists out of veterans' burial grounds

German nationalists pull anti-Islam pig poster

Aug 13, 2017

A top leader of Germany's AfD party says it won't distribute campaign posters with an anti-Islam slogan and an image of a piglet because it inspires too much sympathy _ for the pig

'Meet a Muslim' events hope to dispel misconceptions

Aug 13, 2017

When Moina Shaiq realized even her own friends were scared to ask her questions about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a Northern California newspaper and set up shop for a Meet a Muslim talk

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