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    Israeli settlements have grown during Obama years

    09/16/2016 08:46 PM EDT
    JERUSALEM >> In his landmark speech to the Arab world seven years ago, President Barack Obama warned that Israeli settlements on occupied territories were undermining hopes for peace. "It is time for these settlements to stop," he declared. As Obama heads into the home stretch of his presidency, he leaves behind an unfulfilled vision. 
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    After warm welcome, Syrian family struggles in Connecticut
    09/16/2016 08:46 PM EDT - NEW HAVEN, CONN. >> As they waited as refugees in Jordan to come to America, Syrian couple Abdullah and Fatema were assured that the United States welcomes all people and that being Muslim would not be a problem. Those expectations were first dashed when, upon arrival in the U.S. in November, Indiana Republican Gov. Full Story

    Religion News in Brief
    09/16/2016 08:40 PM EDT - Sunday 'The Wounds of Others at the Federated Church EAST ARLINGTON >> On this final official Sunday of summer, a warm invitation is extended to the 10 a.m. Service of Worship at the Federated Church of East Arlington on Ice Pond Road. Compassion and how we can all be partners in God's healing is the focus of this week's service which jumps off from Jeremiah 8:18 - 9:1. Full Story

    Religion News in Brief
    09/11/2016 06:57 AM EDT - Sunday Rally Sunday at the Federated Church of East Arlington EAST ARLINGTON >> Hints of fall are in the air and a warm welcome is extended to all people of faith or in search of faith to the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Service of Worship on September 11 at the Federated Church of East Arlington. It is also the beginning of the new church school year with the theme of "We Are All Connected. Full Story

    Religion News in Brief
    09/02/2016 10:16 PM EDT - Sunday The Federated Church Welcomes Rev. Joel Tibbetts to the pulpit EAST ARLINGTON >> On Sunday, September 4 the Federated Church of East Arlington is pleased to welcome Rev. Joel Tibbetts and Karen Tibbetts to deliver the day's message at the 10 a.m. Service of Worship. Joel and Karen Tibbetts will read Paul's letter to Philemon as a dialogue. Full Story

    Neighbor churches, split by race, work to heal divide
    09/02/2016 10:16 PM EDT - MACON, GA. >> There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown. "We're literally around the corner from each other," said the Rev. Scott Dickison, pastor of the white church. Full Story

    Grief overcomes Mississippi community after slaying of nuns
    08/26/2016 10:16 PM EDT - LEXINGTON, MISS. >> The two nuns who were killed in Mississippi were by all accounts some of the most friendly, helpful people in town, cooking and caring for anyone in their poor community — making the slayings all the more puzzling. Their car was found abandoned a mile away from their home, and there were signs of a break-in, but police haven't released any leads or suspects in the Full Story

    Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti
    08/26/2016 10:15 PM EDT - HAVERTOWN, PA. >> A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies. It was a typical Aug. Full Story

    Religion News in Brief
    08/26/2016 10:14 PM EDT - Sunday Events, worship at St. Peter's BENNINGTON >> On the 15th Sunday after Pentecost, August 28, 2016, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, the Rev. Justin Lanier will preside at Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m, (Rite I) and at the 10 a.m. (Rite II) service, using using the Book of Common Prayer. The service will include music lead by our Organist and Choirmaster, John Riddle, accompanied by the Full Story

    Are France's burkini bans sexist, or liberating?
    08/19/2016 09:43 PM EDT - PARIS >> Male officials are dictating what women can wear on French beaches — and people across a wide swath of French society say that's a good thing. Decrees issued by several mayors this month ban the body-encompassing burkini swimsuit, which France's secular political class says subjugates women and is incompatible with a country whose motto celebrates equality and freedom. Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.