Tag Archives: Religion/Belief

19Sep/17

Protesters march against Trump in New York

Protesters take to the streets of New York, calling for an end to the Trump presidency. Continue reading

01Sep/17

Trump declares a day of prayer for victims of Texas storm

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 1, 2017) (RESTRICTED POOL) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday (September 1) declared a national day of prayer to be observed this Sunday in memory of those who died or suffered losses by the storm in Texas. Continue reading

13Aug/17

Virginia governor: “We need to call it out for what it is”

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe says current political rhetoric has bred “bigotry and hatred” and urges people to “call it out for what it is.” Continue reading

06Jul/17

Anti-G20 ‘Welcome to Hell’ demonstration gets underway in Hamburg

HAMBURG, GERMANY (JULY 6, 2017) (REUTERS) – Thousands of protesters from around Europe, who say the G20 summit has failed to solve many of the issues threatening world peace, poured into Hamburg on Thursday (July 6) to join the main demonstration, dubbed “Welcome to Hell” by the alliance of anti-capitalist groups who organized it.
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13May/17

Pope Francis greeted by tens of thousands in Fatima

FATIMA, PORTUGAL (MAY 12, 2017) (POOL) – Pope Francis was greeted by tens of thousands of worshippers when he arrived in Fatima on Friday (May 12) where he will make saints of two Portuguese shepherd children who are believed to have seen apparitions of the Madonna 100 years ago.
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07May/17

Cuba holds first transgender Mass

MATANZAS, CUBA (MAY 5, 2016) (REUTERS) – For decades belonging to a religion and being anything but heterosexual was stigmatized in Communist-ruled, macho Cuba, making the Mass held by three transgender pastors in the western Cuban city of Matanzas all the more groundbreaking.
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07May/17

Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja – Reuters witness

ABUJA, NIGERIA (MAY 7, 2017) (REUTERS) – A group of girls released by Boko Haram jihadists after kidnapping them in 2014 in the north Nigerian town of Chibok arrived on Sunday (May 7) in the capital Abuja, a Reuters witness said.
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16Apr/17

Pope leads Easter mass in St. Peter’s Square

On Easter, Pope denounces “oppressive regimes” but urges restraint and condemns Aleppo bus convoy attack after leading mass in St. Peter’s Square. Saskia O’Donoghue reports
Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message Sunday and called for world leaders to prevent the spead of conflict.
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