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Pope auctions Lamborghini to rebuild Christian Iraq

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Pope auctions Lamborghini to rebuild Christian Iraq


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Beatification of Father Solanus Casey draws 70,000 faithful Catholics to Detroit

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Beatification of Father Solanus Casey draws 70,000 faithful Catholics to Detroit


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Photos: Mass Mob visits Gesu Catholic Church in Detroit

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Photos: Mass Mob visits Gesu Catholic Church in Detroit


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Arise Church reaches across 8 Mile divide

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Arise Church reaches across 8 Mile divide


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Detroit pastors protest police brutality

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Detroit pastors protest police brutality


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Detroit church leaders condemn Charlottesville rally

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Detroit church leaders condemn Charlottesville rally


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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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  • Texas town begins to heal after church mass shooting
    Texas town begins to heal after church mass shooting

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    Sutherland Springs, Texas — Hundreds of people gathered in the tiny town of Sutherland Springs for the first Sunday service since a gunman stormed the First Baptist Church and killed more than two-dozen people in the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Pastor Frank Pomeroy led an emotional sermon that called on mourners to worship in the face of evil. “Rather than choose darkness as that young man did that day, we choose life,” said Pomeroy, whose 14-year-old daughter was among those killed in the Nov
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  • Preaching security after deadly Tenn. church shooting
    Preaching security after deadly Tenn. church shooting

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    When a masked gunman killed a woman and wounded six people at a Tennessee church last weekend, it drew national attention — as did the 2015 massacre of nine black church members in Charleston, South Carolina, the 2014 slayings of three people at a Kansas Jewish center and retirement home and the 2012 killings of six at a Wisconsin Sikh temple
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  • Jackson church gets national historic designation
    Jackson church gets national historic designation

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    The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports that the First Congregational Church in Jackson was awarded a spot on the National Register of Historic Places in July. The Romanesque Revival style brick church was dedicated in October 1860 and is still used by the congregation today. It was designated as a Jackson County historic site in 1975 and was placed on the State Register of Historic Places in 1987
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  • Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar
    Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar

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    Tumbru, Bangladesh — Days after fleeing their village on the Myanmar side of the border fence, a group of Rohingya Muslims watched from just inside Bangladesh as yet another house went up in flames. “You see this fire today,” said Farid Alam, one of the Rohingya who watched the fire burn from about 500 yards away. “That is my village.” The villagers said they had escaped days ago, crossing into Bangladesh at the border point of Tumbru and joining thousands of other ethnic Rohingya huddling in the open in the district of Bandarban to escape recent violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar
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  • Ramadan: A time to rejuvenate
    Ramadan: A time to rejuvenate

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    Buy Photo. As the holy month of Ramadan begins for him and other Metro Detroit Muslims, Babar Qadri has noted among followers the same devotion but different begins. Amid extremist violence abroad and nationwide spikes in anti-Islam sentiment, some have urged the Warren resident to exercise caution while pursuing the prayers and gatherings that mark the sacred period. Yet for others eager to attend the community dinners his group, Muslims Building Bridges, plans in the next four weeks at area mosques, the time reveals another opportunity
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