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Religion, free homes spur Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar revamp
MUMBAI: Farida Kachwala is vacating her family's cramped home of 80 years, one of thousands receiving modern apartments through a project that hopes to transform Mumbai's historic Bhendi Bazaar from a dilapidated ghetto into a slick Singapore-like ...

Even Israel's Secular Textbooks Packed With Religion: Survey
The group called the use of religious themes to explain secular subjects a “systematic and ideological move” to “reshape the mindset of secular pupils by presenting an Orthodox Jewish view of the world in texts, exercise, illustrations and seemingly ...

Supreme Court considers whether government officials need to play fair on religion
Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week hearing Supreme Court arguments features a case that's giving school choice advocates hope for an easier use of public money for private, religious schools in dozens of states. The long-delayed argument Wednesday ...

Terrorism & religion
I would like to remind everyone, however, that terrorism has no religion, and, conversely, no religion is immune to such abuse. For example, the lawyer for the primary suspect in the 2015 Paris attack revealed that, even though his client identified ...

Terrorism has no religion
Since the attack on world trade centre, Islamophobia has taken height in the West which forces it to clinch away from the Muslims. Religious terrorism is not new to the world however it became prominent with the emergence of extremist groups during US ...

Study shows link between religion and health
For black women looking for ways to improve their mental health, some researchers say religion and spirituality bring health benefits such as a longer life and a decreased risk for heart disease. According to the Black Women's Health Study, which was ...

LETTER: Why I opted out of religion
While he touched on the events of war and conflict and the thousands who believe that bombs, chemical weapons, torture and deprivation of human rights is the route to satisfy their delusions, he makes no mention of the part that religion has played in ...

Insult to religion made 'carelessly' without malice is not an offence: SC
Insults made on the religious faith of a particular community “unwittingly or carelessly” without malice is not an offence, the Supreme Court has clarified. Only an “aggravated” form of insult of a religion with a “deliberate and malicious” intent to ...

Religion Calendar: 4-22
Our Lady of Toledo Shrine will be showing the movie Risen, noon today, and 3 p.m. Sunday, 655 S. Coy Rd., Oregon. All are welcome. Free admission. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Women's Ministry 20th Spring Retreat, today, Holiday Inn & Suites, 803 ...

Religious liberty in Russia…and the US
At the end of his Social Contract, Rousseau argues for a civil religion that requires all citizens to be uber-tolerant of religions not their own: “Anyone who ventures to say: 'Outside the Church is no salvation' should be driven from the state,” he ...

Local Religion Notes
The Hutchinson News welcomes local religion briefs about special events. Details about the time, date and location are published on Saturdays in the newspaper's Faith section. The deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday for publication that week. Send briefs to ...

Bill O'Reilly used religion to fuel fear, and his show - Portland Press ...
Bill O'Reilly used religion to fuel fear, and his show - Portland Press ...

Interfaith Voices: Caring for the Earth straddles all religions ...
Interfaith Voices: Caring for the Earth straddles all religions ...