Religion & Spirituality
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"It is the responsibility of the international community, of the global civil society, to come and take care and assist the transformation of Syria, in collaboration with the Syrian civil society," says the exiled leader of the Deir Mar Musa monastery near Damascus.
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"I find that starting the day with a little bit of quiet time changes the whole complexion of the rest of the day. It’s almost like warming up before you go into an athletic event. But the key is that you can do it anywhere," says Congressman Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation .
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"We are together in front of God and recognize each other as believers...these Muslim, Christian and Jewish, they worship God in a kind of choir," Father Paolo Dall'Oglio told correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro in describing the work of his monastery before violence erupted in Syria.
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“We asked religious scholars and they said that if we’re out on a mission like this, there is no problem with not fasting on the condition that when you return, you fast the days you lost, because fasting like prayer is obligatory," says Abu Rmeileh, the first Palestinian to qualify for the Olympics.
[LESS INFO] 47 VIEWS | ADDED 21:02:29 07/13/12
Some estimates predict that the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro will disappear completely by 2020. Without the ice and snow, the rivers that flow down the mountain will simply dry up. "Then there is no life here. The people will have to move or they die," says assistant bishop Frederick Shoo.
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Some federal prosecutors are being accused of breaking the rules and wrongfully withholding evidence from defense attorneys that could affect the outcome of a trial. "When prosecutors get into the heat of battle, something takes over the competitive spirit...and they want to win at all costs," says criminal defense attorney Brendan Sullivan.
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Famed criminal defense attorney Brendan Sullivan discusses the ill-fated prosecution of the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens and offers some suggestions for improvements at the U.S. Department of Justice.
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"We empower national Masai to do the ministry. I didn’t start any of these churches. I’m not the leader of any of these churches. But we’ve trained these people so that they could move out and do it," says Gary Woods, a missionary who has been preaching in Africa for 25 years.
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"I think right from the beginning of our republic, we’ve been torn by this tension between individualism and community…But I think we too often tell our story almost entirely on the individualistic side," says author and commentator E. J. Dionne.
[LESS INFO] 47 VIEWS | ADDED 19:39:39 07/03/12
Watch excerpts from the July 2nd arrival of "Nuns on the Bus" on Capitol Hill and listen to Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWORK, talk about the Ryan budget versus the nuns' "faithful budget."