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Religion in the 21st Century
Affects of religion on today's society
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Friar Suggests Teens Seduce Priests In A Lot Of Sex Abuse Cases

Friar Suggests Teens Seduce Priests In A Lot Of Sex Abuse Cases | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In a recent interview* with the National Catholic Register, Father Benedict Groeschel, of the conservative Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, said that teens act as seducers in some sexual abuse cases involving priests.
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Iran moves to legalize marriage for girls under 10 years old

Iran moves to legalize marriage for girls under 10 years old | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When Saudi Arabia announced three months ago that girls as young as 10-years old would now be allowed to marry, Iran decided to drop the age limit even further.
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The campaign against Amy Davis Roth | Lousy Canuck

The campaign against Amy Davis Roth | Lousy Canuck | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

The campaign against "Surly' Amy" Davis Roth.

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Christianity faces ideological attack, Vatican representative says : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

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Air Force rules limit size of tattoos, role of gospel

Air Force rules limit size of tattoos, role of gospel | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Just days before retiring as Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. Norton Schwartz issued a document designed to dictate the conduct of U.S. airmen worldwide — all violations enforceable by military law.
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Paul Ryan: Champion of Dissent | National Catholic Reporter

Paul Ryan: Champion of Dissent | National Catholic Reporter | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Interesting take on Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand. Paul Ryan: Champion of Dissent | National Catholic Reporter | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

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Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It is time to leave superstition behind and embrace the beauty and challenges of the world without supernatural beings.
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Religiosity Falls Worldwide, Nose-Dives In Traditionally Catholic Ireland

Religiosity Falls Worldwide, Nose-Dives In Traditionally Catholic Ireland | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Rocked in recent years by sex-abuse scandals and crises in leadership, the Catholic Church in the Republic of Ireland has been struggling to keep its members close.
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A misguided priest goes after Dawkins and New Atheism, mistakes science for “feeling”

A misguided priest goes after Dawkins and New Atheism, mistakes science for “feeling” | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Open Season on Dawkins is in full swing, and Friday’s Catholic Herald takes a potshot at the quarry in a piece by Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, “The tragedy at the heart of New Atheism....
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5 Reasons Chick-Fil-A Isn't What You Think

5 Reasons Chick-Fil-A Isn't What You Think | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
If you're standing in line waiting for your chicken sandwich and waffle fries, why not take a moment to learn about what Chick-fil-A really does, and -- even if you're opposed to same-sex marriage -- what you money is buying.
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Gay Chick-Fil-A Employees Speak Out

Gay Chick-Fil-A Employees Speak Out | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Elected officials have urged Chick-fil-A to stay out of their cities, the Jim Henson Company has severed ties, and gay rights groups are organizing national protests against the fried chicken chain.
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Priest Defends Sex Abusers, Apologizes

Priest Defends Sex Abusers, Apologizes | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Rev. Benedict Groeschel said young boys often seduce priests.
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Afghan partygoers beheaded by Taliban

Afghan partygoers beheaded by Taliban | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Officials report 15 men and two women were found murdered after mixed-gender dance party in southern Helmand province.
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'Honor' victim: Husband issued death sentence after I asked for divorce - CNN.com

'Honor' victim: Husband issued death sentence after I asked for divorce - CNN.com | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A woman tells CNN how she is living under the threat of death because she asked for a divorce.
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In Phila., many sacred spaces become white elephants

In Phila., many sacred spaces become white elephants | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Hunger, health care, and urban violence are the usual subjects of concern when the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia gathers for its semiannual meetings. But at the spring 2011...
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Judge: Pussy Riot Guilty Of Hooliganism

Judge: Pussy Riot Guilty Of Hooliganism | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
MOSCOW — A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial seen around the world as an emblem of Russia's intolerance of dissent.
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The 10 Commandments Get A Facelift

The 10 Commandments Get A Facelift | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Ten Commandments were set in stone, but it may be time for a re-chisel.
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‘Intelligent Design’ Not Enough For Creationists, Now The Push For ‘Divine Mathematics’

‘Intelligent Design’ Not Enough For Creationists, Now The Push For ‘Divine Mathematics’ | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Dominionists continue their push to eliminate critical thinking from the population.

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Lebanon news - NOW Lebanon -In denial? Just blame atheists

Lebanon news - NOW Lebanon -In denial? Just blame atheists | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Pat Robertson at it again. "In denial? Just blame atheists."

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The Religion Factor In A Twentysomethings Relationship

The Religion Factor In A Twentysomethings Relationship | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
We had been dating for years without a change of heart until a sudden conversation over a glass of sangria threw us off course. I didn't know if I was going to marry this guy. Should I really consider breaking up over religion?
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Chick-fil-A: This Is Not a First Amendment Issue

Chick-fil-A: This Is Not a First Amendment Issue | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The next time someone says to you "This is a First Amendment issue" or "Chick-fil-A isn't anti-gay, it's just pro-traditional marriage," send them a link to one of the heartbreaking stories we feature on Gay Voices on a daily basis.
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An Ex-Mormon Describes Some 'Secrets' Of The Church...

An Ex-Mormon Describes Some 'Secrets' Of The Church... | Religion in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
What Mormons are not supposed to reveal.
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