Michigan State Religion & Spirituality

Thousands protest as Rohingya flee Myanmar

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Thousands protest as Rohingya flee Myanmar


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Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar

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Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar


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Jackson church gets national historic designation

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Jackson church gets national historic designation


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Oldest-serving Archdiocese of Detroit pastor dies at 98

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Oldest-serving Archdiocese of Detroit pastor dies at 98


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Holy Rollin': 250 bicyclists take tour of downtown Detroit Catholic churches

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Holy Rollin': 250 bicyclists take tour of downtown Detroit Catholic churches


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Detroit police chief concerned about traffic stop involving Bishop Edgar Vann II

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Lawyer: Mosque paid doctor to mutilate girls’ genitals

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Abrahamic Religions

  • Thousands protest as Rohingya flee Myanmar
    Thousands protest as Rohingya flee Myanmar

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    Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh — More than 10,000 Muslims in Bangladesh have marched toward Myanmar’s embassy to protest the country’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. At least 412,000 ethnic Rohingya have fled from Buddhist-majority Myanmar in the past month and are living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh. Many say their homes were burned by Myanmar’s military or by Buddhist mobs. The protesters chanted slogans and waved Bangladesh’s flag as they marched through the streets of Dhaka, the capital
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Christianity

  • Married to Jesus: Metro Detroit women make lifelong virginity pledge
    Married to Jesus: Metro Detroit women make lifelong virginity pledge

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    Theresa Jordan, Karen Ervin and Laurie Malashanko were the first women to become consecrated virgins in the Archdiocese of Detroit. Ann Zaniewski/Detroit Free Press. Buy Photo. It was any bride's dream wedding — a packed church, a beautiful white dress and a palpable feeling of excitement and love. But what made Saturday's ceremony at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament really special was the groom: Jesus
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Churches

Islam

  • Judges denies request to halt building of Sterling Heights mosque
    Judges denies request to halt building of Sterling Heights mosque

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    Buy Photo. Plans to build a new mosque in Sterling Heights can move forward after a judge this week denied a request by opponents of the mosque to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the proposed Islamic center on 15 Mile Rd. The decision was cheered by supporters of the mosque while opponents said they plan to continue their battle to stop the proposed building that has drawn angry opposition from some residents in Sterling Heights
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Denominations

Catholic

Mosques

  • Details of Sterling Heights mosque lawsuit settlement released
    Details of Sterling Heights mosque lawsuit settlement released

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    STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - After a lawsuit alleged religious intolerance against the city of Sterling Heights over its refusal to build a mosque, the two sides have reached an agreement. Sterling Heights officials agreed to a lawsuit settlement Tuesday night after a fiery City Council meeting. The agreement allows a mosque to be built on 15 Mile Road. There were concerns about parking and the height of the mosque, but
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