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Opinion: Economic correction requires cultural shift

Centuries ago, historians came up with a classic theory to explain the rise and decline of nations. The theory was that great nations start out tough-minded and energetic. Toughness and energy lead to wealth and power. Wealth and power lead to affluence and luxury. Affluence and luxury lead …

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Activists say woman was executed for sharing Bible in North Korea

Activists say woman was executed for sharing Bible in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — A Christian woman accused of distributing the Bible, a book banned in communist North Korea, was publicly executed last month for the crime, South Korean activists said Friday.

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Belfast Catholics set off riot at annual Protestant parade

Belfast Catholics set off riot at annual Protestant parade

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Masked and hooded Belfast Catholics hurled gasoline bombs, fireworks and other makeshift weapons at police Monday as the most bitterly divisive day on the Northern Ireland calendar reached an ugly end.

July 14, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

N. Ireland Protestant factions move to disarm

LONDON — Northern Ireland achieved another important milestone in peacemaking Saturday as the territory's two major Protestant paramilitary groups announced their first acts of disarmament — and pledged that their decades of slaughtering Catholic civilians were over for good.

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'Father Fred' leaves Salpointe after 9 years

'Father Fred' leaves Salpointe after 9 years

Salpointe Catholic High School will be seeking a new head of school, as the Rev. Fredrick Tillotson steps down to move to Washington, D.C., and run one of the largest Catholic graduate schools of ministry.

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Ky. pastor asks members to bring guns to church

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky pastor is inviting his flock to bring guns to church to celebrate the Fourth of July and the Second Amendment.

June 05, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Religion survey finds many are drifters

Religion survey finds many are drifters

The U.S. is a nation of religious drifters, with about half of adults restlessly switching faith affiliation at least once during their lives, a new survey has found.

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Irish to Protestants: OK, it's Londonderry

DUBLIN — Ireland offered a potent symbolic concession Wednesday to Northern Ireland's Protestant community: the right to bear Irish passports that say "Londonderry" instead of "Derry."

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Gangs hurl gasoline bombs in N. Ireland

Gangs hurl gasoline bombs in N. Ireland

LURGAN, Northern Ireland — Irish nationalist gangs hurled gasoline bombs at police Saturday after three alleged IRA dissidents were arrested on suspicion of killing two British soldiers in an attack designed to trigger wider violence in Northern Ireland.

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Protestants and Catholics unite

Protestants and Catholics unite

BANBRIDGE, Northern Ireland — Thousands of Protestants and Catholics united with their political and security leaders Friday at the funeral of a policeman — shot by IRA dissidents in what mourners prayed would mark the end of Northern Ireland's "troubles."

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Protestants and Catholics unite

Protestants and Catholics unite

 

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Pope admits errors in Williamson case

Pope admits errors in Williamson case

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has made an unusual public acknowledgment of Vatican mistakes and turmoil in his church over an outreach to ultraconservatives that led to his lifting the excommunication of a Holocaust-denying bishop.

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