Topic: Faith and Spirituality

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    For nearly a millennium, part of Roman Catholic prayer life has included saying the rosary, with each rosary bead representing a prayer. The rosary includes a set of meditations on the life of Christ, known as mysteries. Use of the rosary, has diminished in recent years but many Catholics say it’s still part of their practice. More

    October 18, 2002 | Comments

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    In India, it is not common to find a Siva and Vishnu temple under one roof, but Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in Maryland manages to bring Hindus of these rival traditions together and promote greater unity and diversity.

    October 18, 2002 | Comments

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    The Taizé community has no preaching but has become famous for its simple, meditative music and prayer.

    September 20, 2002 | Comments

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    In the wake of 9/11, American Muslims say they have experienced increased discrimination and suspicion — and violations of their civil liberties. “We are misunderstood, and therefore, the challenge has been how we can reintroduce ourselves in a language that is familiar with our fellow American neighbors,” says Imam Yahya Hendi of Georgetown University. More

    September 13, 2002 | Comments

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    In the aftermath of 9/11, away from the headlines, families were dealing with their very private and personal grief. Many of those who lost loved ones turned to their faith for comfort and answers.

    September 6, 2002 | Comments

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    One year after the September 11 attacks, many are asking what should happen now at ground zero. Many consider it to be hallowed ground. More

    September 6, 2002 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from THE NEW FAITHFUL: WHY YOUNG ADULTS ARE EMBRACING CHRISTIAN ORTHODOXY by Colleen Carroll. More

    July 26, 2002 | Comments

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    Queen Elizabeth II, the official head of the Anglican Church, appointed Welsh archbishop Rowan Williams to become the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. Williams is a noted theologian and writer whose critical views on the war in Afghanistan and support for female bishops and homosexual priests have already generated headlines. More

    July 26, 2002 | Comments

  • “Christ needs your youth and your generous enthusiasm to make his proclamation of joy resound in the new millennium,” said Pope John Paul II to the more than 250,000 young Catholics assembled in Toronto for World Youth Day. More

    July 26, 2002 | Comments

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    Congress is considering legislation that, if approved, would let preachers preach politics from the pulpit and endorse candidates without losing the church’s tax-exempt status. However, advocates of separation of church and state strongly oppose the legislation. More

    July 26, 2002 | Comments

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