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Marching Band trumpet[/caption]High school football games often contain performances by a marching band. Different schools have different traditions, and most of the time the students, staff, parents, and alumni hold t ...

Category: Ceremonies Freedom Online Ordination

In the years following the fall of the Soviet Empire, when Russians were free to embrace religion for the first time in decades, social experts noted that many in the country embraced organized religion in much the sam ...

Category: Religion Russia

The vast majority of people in the United States are horrified by the things going on in the Middle East right now due to ISIS. You have almost certainly heard of some of the atrocities that have been committed by them ...

Category: Islam Morality Religion ISIS

A sentence that has more to say might use a semicolon in the middle; the words continue on the other side of the grammatical symbol for "there is more to say about this." Many people today are tattooing themselves with ...

Category: Aid Human Rights

Since creatures all over the world are connected by a link to the sun overhead, it makes sense that societies throughout the world would celebrate the peak of the sun's apparent journey north during the course of the y ...

Category: Ceremonies Holidays and Observances Spirituality Pagan

Child protection professionals see the worst that society offers, both in graphic detail and testimony from the people they are trying to protect. Too often, some in the profession note, the church and its leaders offe ...

Category: Faith Healing Blessings Christianity

On her way to a legendary sweep of four major tennis tournaments in 2015, Serena Williams, 33, takes time after each victory to "thank Jehovah God" for the success that she enjoys. Along with her tennis competition sib ...

Category: Health and Wellness Online Ordination Spirituality

The founder of the advocacy group Freedom From Religion Foundation has died at age 88 in Wisconsin. A pioneer in the effort to create a secular society, she leaves a legacy of activism that has inspired atheists, agnos ...

Category: Freedom Freedom of Religion Human Rights Science Freedom from Religion

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is the main group representing most of the 50,000 nuns in the United States. A controversial probe of the group led by the Vatican that began three years ago has come ...

Category: Aid Religion Blessings

In villages around the world, women take the lead in religious roles that may seem somewhat unexpected in Western traditions. In folk religious practices and observances from Asia to the Americas, from Africa to immigr ...

Category: Faith Healing Spirituality Eastern Philosophy