Day: May 5, 2008

Bringing a bell home

Diana Eck organized the return of bells to a Russian Orthodox monastery bringing together a decidedly diverse collection of people and resources.

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Which comes first?

Natalie Hanman asks which comes first, gender equality or religious liberty? Can gender equality can become the law of the land in Great Britain if there is an exception for religious institutions?

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Archbishop Rowan on Patriarch Bartholomew

By turning a position of relative political weakness into a position of influence by staking out a clear moral and spiritual vision, Patriarch Bartholomew I, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, has become one of the world’s most influential people, says the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Mildred Loving dies

Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws nationwide, has died, her daughter said Monday.

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