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How Dropping the Number of Refugees Allowed Into the US Is Affecting Displaced Religious Minorities

Historically, the United States has allowed for around 81,000 refugees to be admitted into the country every year. These are often religious minorities or similarly discriminated-against people fleeing from some of the w ...

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Chinese Uighurs and Religious Persecution

The persecution of people based on their religion has historically created massive challenges and led to the displacement of minority groups across the world. As many developed countries continue to boost their religious ...

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The Sikhs and COVID-19

COVID-19 outbreaks have produced a variety of responses from religions of all kinds. Not a group to be overlooked, people of the Sikh faith have made impressive efforts to offer help to those suffering due to the virus. ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Religion

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Has COVID-19 Taken a Higher Toll on Some Religious Groups?

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has affected people from all walks of life, some people have experienced the repercussions of the virus differently from others. There are several ways the virus is hitting some group ...

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Buddhism's Response to Current Issues

While it is sometimes seen as more of a philosophy than a religion in the United States and other Western countries, it is important to remember that Buddhism does in fact have a religious structure and many deeply faith ...

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Breaking Bad Habits: How To Free Yourself From a Habit’s Grip

Bad habits, though seemingly innocent enough, can negatively impact several areas of your life. From harming your physical and mental health to hurting your relationships with others, they often act as a silent destroyer ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

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Celebrating May Beyond Mothers, Graduations and the Kentucky Derby

The month of May marks the end of school, the beginning of summer vacations and the return of flowers and greenery to the landscape. One of the May birth flowers is lily of the valley, quite appropriate because this flow ...

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Pastor Challenges Americans to Donate Stimulus Checks to Evangelicals

Evangelical Pastor Tony Spell challenged Americans to donate their stimulus checks to evangelical groups instead of paying their bills, prompting many to accuse him of promoting a corrupt "prosperity gospel" message. 

Category: Aid Political and Religious Controversy

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Practicing Self-Care During Coronavirus

Schools are closing. Millions of people have been told to leave the office and work from home. The grocery store shelves are bare, and toilet paper is a rare commodity. To add insult to injury, citizens are being told t ...

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Be a Responder During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Where To Volunteer, Give Blood and Donate

If you're one of the lucky ones who can work from home, you may want to consider donating to some of your favorite causes or supporting local businesses. Donating a little money, food, or time can go a long way.

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Morality

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