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Jehovahs Witnesses

'Punished' for being sexually abused in York County: Jehovah's Witnesses' culture of cover-up
York Daily Record/Sunday News - Nov 13, 2018

Sarah Brooks was 17, riding in her dad's pickup, when she told him. She had always been a daddy's girl, she said. She was a tomboy growing up, playing with the boys, and later, when she could wield a wrench, working on cars with her dad. After some ...  




Lecture series at Vassar College Dec. 3-5 focuses on Judaism

The Daily FreemanThe Daily Freeman - Nov 29, 2018
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The lecture series "Who Owns Judaism?" will be offered Monday, Dec. 3 through Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave. Soferet Julie Seltzer will deliver the lecture series at 5 p.m. each day at Kenyon Hall 131.  





Chinese museum seeks global Confucius classics
Xinhua - Nov 13, 2018

JINAN, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- A museum dedicated to Confucius in China is seeking classics of Confucianism from around the world. The Confucius Museum in Qufu, in east China's Shandong Province, wants to collect 100,000 books on Confucianism ...  




Freddie Mercury's family faith: The ancient religion of Zoroastrianism

PRIPRI - Nov 9, 2018
In the world religion courses I teach at the University of Florida, we discuss Zoroastrianism. Fleeing religious persecution from Muslims in Persia sometime between the seventh and 10th centuries, the Zoroastrians settled in India, where they came to ...  

Unitarian Universalism

'Understanding White Privilege,' obituaries to be discussed at forum
Chetekalert - Nov 28, 2018

The service hour begins at 10:30 a.m. with a reading of “The Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism,” sharing of joys and concerns, local announcements and social action, music and singing from the Unitarian Universalist hymnal. Led this week by ...  




Salon's reader comments of the week: “I've embraced my atheism

SalonSalon - Nov 30, 2018
I became agnostic and then one day I woke up with a great sense of freedom wondering what it was and realized I had lost all faith all belief in anything supernatural. I felt LIBERATED and scared. It was alien. I learned to deal with it. I embraced my ...  


Spare me this pagan revival

SpikedSpiked - Nov 30, 2018
'Women's spirituality is one of the richest and most dynamic forces in modern paganism. Women are respected in all pagan traditions and have enriched paganism with a powerful vision of the goddess – the long-ignored feminine aspect of the divine.  

New Age


Junior high in Sandy experimenting with meditation in class, and the results are promising

fox13now.comfox13now.com - Dec 4, 2018
Using money from a grant, the Canyons School District is testing a series of pre-recorded, age-appropriate guided meditation practices. Teachers play it in their classrooms at the start of the second period, giving the students ten minutes to calm ...  



Tibetans deliberate on reincarnation

Albany Times UnionAlbany Times Union - Nov 30, 2018
Dharamshala, India. Tibetan Buddhist monks from around the world are gearing up to discuss whether the aging Dalai Lama should reincarnate — and, if he does, then how to prevent Beijing from claiming that Tibet's next spiritual leader will reincarnate ...  



The Art of Living Foundation in Cuba
Havana Times - Nov 6, 2018

I learned about Meditation, Reiki, Rosicrucianism, Theosophy. I already knew about meditation and breathing exercises, but not about anything like this. It's all the same teachings but because it comes from the Master, it's different and special. He ...  



A quarter of people executed for witchcraft were men, and other surprising facts
New Statesman - Nov 25, 2018

Dr Wanda Wyporska is the author of “Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500–1800“; she'll be speaking about her work next month at HistFest, a new history festival taking place in London and around the UK. I spoke to her about what people might find ...  


Wicca Phase Springs Eternal puts out eerie mood music on 'Spider Web'
The Weekender - Nov 28, 2018

Wicca Phase, a former member of the nationally popular Scranton emo band Tigers Jaw, has found himself in a position where he is one of the more prominent members of the collective. And that can't be chalked up only to association; Wicca Phase's music ...  

Hatha Yoga

Boone County Public Library December calendar of events for adults includes concerts, other activities

User-generated content (press release)User-generated content (press release) - Nov 29, 2018
Relax and explore Hatha yoga postures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Adult Coloring Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.. Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Enjoy this relaxing ...  

Ashtanga Yoga

Bhagavad Gita

Reiki Healing

Falun Gong

Prior to G-20, Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested for Protesting Chinese Regime's Abuses

The Epoch TimesThe Epoch Times - Dec 2, 2018
Demonstrators peacefully protesting human rights abuses in China ahead of the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina were arrested and detained after being told by police they were not permitted to protest against the Chinese regime. Practitioners of ...  


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Hare Krishna



Handwriting Analysis

Criminal Minds: Handwriting Analysis
New Jersey Hills - Nov 28, 2018

Hand writing expert Terry Antoniewicz is back with a program highlighting some of the highest profiled criminals through their handwriting. Learn how some cases set precedent through handwriting analysis to close criminal cases. A few of the criminals ...  


CW to Develop Victoria Schwab Novel 'City of Ghosts' as Drama Series (EXCLUSIVE)

VarietyVariety - Nov 30, 2018
The CW is developing a one-hour drama series based on the book “City of Ghosts” by Victoria Schwab, Variety has learned exclusively. In the series, after a near-death experience, college grad Cassidy moves to Scotland to study paranormal psychology at ...  





The LA Angels Have Something Big Brewing

Halo HangoutHalo Hangout - Dec 1, 2018
My reaction was the same as most people following the LA Angels. Why give up two above-average players to save 8-10 million dollars? The team is supposed to be contending for a playoff spot in 2019 and 2020, so giving up two pieces without getting ...  


Space Aliens Remodels

myndnow.commyndnow.com - Dec 2, 2018
Space Aliens recently remodeled its game room. The bar and grill added 720 square feet to the room in August, which doubled the amount of games at the restaurant from 14 to over 25. The project took four months to complete and cost $250,000.  

Christian Priest

Catholic Priest

Catholic priest named to Diman school board
SouthCoastToday.com - Nov 29, 2018

FALL RIVER — The Rev. Jay Mello was appointed to the School Committee guiding the Diman Regional Vocational Technical School in a split vote of the City Council, in time to weigh in on whether to renew school Superintendent Thomas Aubin's contract.  

Catholic Bishop

Catholic Bishop Richard Stika to undergo heart procedure, may need stent

Knoxville News SentinelKnoxville News Sentinel - Nov 26, 2018
Bishop Richard F. Stika, head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Knoxville, will undergo a heart operation later this month. Stika will undergo a heart catheterization procedure in mid-December, during which physicians will determine the best way to ...  

Catholic Pope

Catholic Pope heads to Morocco in March

Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) - Nov 13, 2018
Pope Francis will visit Morocco on March 30 and 31 on a trip that will take him to Rabat and Casablanca, the Vatican said Tuesday. The pontiff was “accepting the invitation extended by King Mohammed VI and the bishops” to visit the majority-Muslim ...  

Protestant Pastor

Jewish Rabbi

True Christians love Jewish people
Altoona Mirror - Nov 23, 2018

There we were — a Jewish rabbi and a Baptist pastor singing together on the sidewalk about God turning hatred into love. With some, I shared a prayer and scripture; Psalm 46:1 says, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” It ...  

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