Saturday, October 23, 2021

3 years after Pittsburgh synagogue attack, trial still ahead

October 22, 2021 6:51 am PITTSBURGH (AP) — As the three-year mark since the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue approaches, survivors are planning now-familiar annual rituals of remembrance,...

Manitoba churches lose court challenge against COVID-19 restrictions

October 21, 2021 1:41 pm WINNIPEG — A judge who ruled against seven Manitoba churches that were fighting public health orders says the restrictions were reasonable and necessary to stem...

Retired pope hopes to soon join friends in ‘the afterlife’

October 20, 2021 6:46 am ROME (AP) — Retired Pope Benedict XVI has said he hopes to soon join a beloved professor friend in “the afterlife,” in a sign that...

Across Africa, major churches strongly oppose LGBTQ rights

October 20, 2021 3:36 am In Ghana, home to a diverse array of religions, leaders of major churches have united in denouncing homosexuality as a “perversion” and endorsing legislation that...

Manitoba pastor who openly violated COVID-19 restrictions arrested on warrant

October 19, 2021 1:06 pm WINNIPEG — A Manitoba pastor who was openly violating COVID-19 public health orders has been arrested.  RCMP said officers arrested Tobias Tissen on an outstanding warrant...

France returns marble angels stolen from Italy church in ’89

October 19, 2021 10:47 am ROME (AP) — A British art collector who bought a pair of 17th-century marble angels from a Neapolitan antiques shop two decades ago has returned...

In Cuba, divisions over law to allow same-sex marriage

October 19, 2021 7:21 am HAVANA (AP) — Adiel and Lachi are anxious to get married, perhaps dressed in black, in a ceremony by the seashore. ...

In Ghana, Rastafarian high schooler fights to keep his hair

October 19, 2021 4:36 am Tyrone Iras Marhguy had to make a difficult decision after being accepted to the high school of his choice: his faith or his education. ...

Jill Biden says SC ‘prayer partner’ helped change her life

October 17, 2021 11:31 pm WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For years, Jill Biden couldn’t bring herself to pray, her faith shattered by the 2015 death of her son Beau...

Jill Biden surprises her South Carolina ‘prayer partner’

October 17, 2021 5:46 pm WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jill Biden on Sunday returned to the South Carolina Baptist church where she says she began to repair her relationship...

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Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...

Tens of thousands in Orban rally in Hungary capital Budapest

October 23, 2021 12:01 pm BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched...

States mostly defer to union guidance for on-set gun safety

October 23, 2021 11:11 am Safety standards developed by film studios and labor unions are the primary protection for actors and film crews when a...