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Report Draws Attention to Hate Crimes Against Hindus
06-06-2013From around the webBY CORRIE MITCHELL
(RNS) With the release of their ninth annual report, members of the Hindu American Foundation are pushing policymakers to take action against international human rights violations directed at Hindus...
Anti-Alcohol Bill Leaves Many Turks Dispirited
06-05-2013From around the webBY JACOB RESNECK | ISTANBUL
(RNS) Turkey is about to enact the strictest alcohol laws in the republic’s 89-year history in a move that some Turks complain is part of a creeping Islamist agenda.
The bill suppo...
‘Nuns on the Bus’ Kick Off Immigration Tour
05-31-2013From around the webBY DAVID GIBSON | JERSEY CITY
(RNS) With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, the “Nuns on the Bus” on Wednesday (May 29) kicked off a national tour for immigration reform aimed at giving a faith-based pus...
Pastor's Tornado Tweets Stir Up a Theological Debate
05-27-2013From around the web(RNS) Oklahoma’s devastating tornado stirred up a theological debate that was set off from a series of deleted tweets referencing the Book of Job.
Popular evangelical author and speaker John Piper regularly twee...