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Hollywood brings two high-ranking cops back to work

By By Susannah Bryan , Sun Sentinel Assistant police chief and major still under investigation by State Attorney’s Office Two high-ranking police officials placed on paid leave in September are back at work, but not at police headquarters. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Religion

LGBT workers may feel impact of Hobby Lobby ruling

By Cathy Lynn Grossman (RNS) The next religious liberties faceoff may be between LGBT workers and private business owners who, the Supreme Court says, have religious rights. The post LGBT workers may feel impact of Hobby Lobby ruling appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Religion

Presbyterians remove controversial ‘Zionism Unsettled’ from denomination’s website

By Lauren Markoe (RNS) The Presbyterian Church (USA) is no longer selling the controversial “Zionism Unsettled” on its website, to the relief of many Jewish organizations. The post Presbyterians remove controversial ‘Zionism Unsettled’ from denomination’s website appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Religion

The ‘Splainer: Who is the new caliph on the block?

By Kimberly Winston (RNS) The last caliph reigned from the seat of the Ottoman Empire — that’s Turkey to you — until he was deposed in1924. Since then many Islamic groups have called for the re-establishment of the caliphate. So how big is the new caliphate, and what does it all mean? The post The ‘Splainer: Who is the new caliph on the block? appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Report: Minnesota Archbishop Nienstedt under scrutiny for same-sex relationships

By David Gibson (RNS) A Minnesota prelate, who had been one of the Catholic hierarchy’s most vocal opponents of gay rights, now finds himself under investigation for allegations he had a series of sexual relationships with priests, seminarians and other men. The post Report: Minnesota Archbishop Nienstedt under scrutiny for same-sex relationships appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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GRAPHIC: Pope Francis, by the numbers

By T.J. Thomson (RNS) While many of his younger Italian brethren might still be sleeping, Rome’s 77-year-old bishop is up at 4:45 a.m., and ready for another 15-hour day. The post GRAPHIC: Pope Francis, by the numbers appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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European court upholds France’s ban on face veils

By Elizabeth Bryant PARIS (RNS) Besides France, Belgium has also adopted the veil ban, as have parts of Switzerland, Spain and Italy. The post European court upholds France’s ban on face veils appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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