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Notes on Religion: March 17, 2022

Interfaith Prayer Service for Ukraine Springfield – Christ Church Cathedral invites its parishioners and community to a special evening prayer service on Saturday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. Music will be provided by Cathedral Music Director, Todd Beckham, and a special reflection will be given by Shaikh Mirza Yawar Baig of the Islamic Society of […]

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Richard Rose non-believers, religion and the season of Lent

My Christian friends tell me that Lent is a time to face difficult problems in order to better understand and improve oneself. In the spirit of Lent, let’s look at what non-believers think about religious traditions. Any discussion of what nonbelievers think must begin with the reality that not everyone thinks. Christians are familiar with […]

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American Red Cross brings back free antibody tests | News

CENTRAL Wis. (WAOW) – For a limited time, the American Red Cross is offering to test all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies. Recent clinical studies have proven that at certain levels, these antibodies could help save the lives of patients with COVID-19. Communications director Justin Kern told News 9: “This convalescent plasma […]

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Ethics and religion discussion: How important is ethnicity in casting?

Submitted to an Ethics and Religion panelist: “Recently, comedian Sarah Silverman said that Jewish actors should be cast for Jewish roles. People in underrepresented subject positions, such as queer artists or artists of color, are often denied the opportunity to play “universal roles” because of this identity. So when a role is specifically written for […]

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Letter: Churches fail to meet people’s needs | Religion

I would like to react to Fr. Frank Lioi’s article on declining church attendance. He says this is due to “a long-standing pattern of secularization in the United States.” I think his first two questions are related. If indeed the “nones,” as he calls them, rejected religion, it may be because religious institutions failed to […]

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Interfaith Voices: Remembering that we are dust | Religion

“Remember that dust thou art and unto dust shalt thou return” or “Repent and believe the gospel”. This Wednesday, March 2, Catholics and other Christians around the world will go to church and hear these words as ashes are either sprinkled on their heads or drawn to make a black cross on their foreheads. By […]

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TERRY MATTINGLY: Influential Catholic Cardinal: Wrong Catechism on LGBTQ Doctrine | Religion

It is not every day that a prince of the Roman Catholic Church, and a strategic Jesuit ally of the pope, openly rejects centuries of Christian teachings that oppose the fundamental doctrines of the sexual revolution. “Church positions on same-sex relationships as sinful are wrong,” Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg said in a recent interview […]

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St. Patrick Plans the Stations of the Cross Live |

Kevin Euteneuer helps people understand the sacrifice of Christ in a unique way. Euteneuer founded XIV Ministries, which features a live Stations of the Cross from the perspective of Mary Magdalene. Next month, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church will host “The Magdalene XIV” from XIV Ministries. It will begin at 7 p.m. on March 4 in […]

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US priest used wrong baptismal words for 26 years │ GMA News Online

Thousands of Catholics in the United States may need to be rebaptized after the church discovered a priest had gotten a word in the blessing wrong for decades, invalidating the rite. For 26 years, Father Andres Arango had performed the first sacrament of Catholic life with the words “We baptize you,” instead of the Vatican-sanctioned […]