Religion & Spirituality
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"Not only are we pointing to these different saints and celebrating all of the good things during their lives, but we're hopefully encouraging one another to become the saints of this age," says Brother James Cuddy, who explains the celebration of All Hallow's Eve, or Halloween.
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When we interviewed Joni Eareckson Tada in 2010, the popular evangelical author and speaker had just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, two years later, we speak with Tada, a quadriplegic, about her battle with the disease and how it has affected her marriage and her faith.
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"I think I'm doing everything I can. I'm being as a good a steward of my body as I possibly can to ensure that I'll come out the other end cancer free. That would be a blessing."
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At Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia, Muslim children sit in tents, pray, throw stones, and make seven circuits around a replica of the Ka'ba as part of a mock Hajj, the traditional pilgrimage to Mecca.
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“Many campaigns have run away from religion in the past, trying to say there’s a separation of religion and state, whereas in Minnesota we have embraced the idea that a person of faith can and should opposed the amendment,” says University of Minnesota Law School professor Dale Carpenter.
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“It’s an expression of the love for our Torah, our teachings. It’s also a great way to begin the New Year,” says Rabbi David Shneyer, spiritual leader of Kehila Chadasha and the Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Center of Greater Washington.
[LESS INFO] 3 VIEWS | ADDED 21:30:25 09/28/12
The militarized island of Mindanao is the only area of the Philippines with a significant Muslim presence. It is also the place where international civilians are working with local civic groups to monitor a ceasefire and advance the peace process.
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Some pastors say their job is not to endorse political candidates. It is to make sure that their church members vote and "that they understand what's at stake," says Pastor Jeffery Daniel.
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Many Vietnamese priests came to the US to escape war and persecution and to help struggling Catholic parishes in small rural communities that don't have enough priests.