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Susan Sarandon's remarks about the Pope being a Nazi enrages Catholics

Susan Sarandon's remarks about the Pope being a Nazi enrages Catholics

Susan Sarandon has upset many Catholics by referring to Pope Benedict XVI as a Nazi. At the Hampton Film Festival this weekend, she talked about her 1995 film, Dead Man Walking, praising the Pope's anti-death penalty stance, then clarifying her ...

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Who was the first ancestor? Dawkins and The Magic of Reality at New Yorker Festival

Who was the first ancestor?  Dawkins and The Magic of Reality at New Yorker Festival

On October 1, Richard Dawkins talked with Henry Finder, editorial director of The New Yorker, to explore the question of a first ancestor.  This question is one of many presented in Dawkins' new book, The Magic of Reality. In a ...

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U.S. Muslim Leader, Feisal Abdul Rauf, to speak at U.K. Peace Festival

U.S. Muslim Leader, Feisal Abdul Rauf, to speak at U.K. Peace Festival

Iman Feisal Abdul Rauf, American Muslim leader who came to public attention  in the controversial "Park51" project to build  a "megamosque" two blocks from Ground Zero site of the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center is traveling ...

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Tens of Thousands Gather for Indiana Christian Music Event

Tens of Thousands Gather for Indiana Christian Music Event

Tens of thousands of Christian rock music fans are gathering in South Bend, Indiana, for the World Pulse Festival. By 7:00 this morning, a crowd had gathered.  50,000 are expected to attend. This is the 25th year that the festival ...

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Events at Annual Roswell UFO Festival Cancelled for Lack of Interest

Events at Annual Roswell UFO Festival Cancelled for Lack of Interest

Roswell, New Mexico, allotted $150,000 in tax monies to organizers of the annual Roswell UFO festival  scheduled to coincide with the alien spacecraft crash alleged to have occur in July 1947. While organizers say that they are below budget and ...

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Condemn Homophobia and Violence Against Gays and Lesbians, Homosexuals ask Pope Benedict XVI

Condemn Homophobia and Violence Against Gays and Lesbians, Homosexuals ask Pope Benedict XVI

Christian homosexuals have written a letter to the Pope Benedict XVI on Friday asking that the Catholic church issue a statement in defense of people who are persecuted worldwide solely on grounds of their sexual orientation. The letter was written ...

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Holi, the Festival of Colors, Celebrated March 19 and 20

Holi the Hindu festival of colors, will be officially celebrated this upcoming weekend, on March 19 and 20. But days before it is set to begin, festivities are already underway in India's northern city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Foreign ...

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Stoning a Part of Hajj Festival

Millions of Muslims carry out the stoning ritual as part of their Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Just outside Mecca, 2 million people showed up on Saturday for the annual stoning ritual. Safety precautions have been added for the stoning ...

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Muslims Celebrate Eid Throughout the World

The Muslim celebration of Eid, or the Festival of Sacrifice, is a four-day event that marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage.  The event honors Abraham's obedience and willingness to sacrifice his own son for God. The streets and ferries ...

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