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Canadian Muslims Outraged Over Quebec's Religious Symbols Ban

Proponents claim it will help keep public spaces secular and free from undue religious influence. And support is widespread – polls show more than 2 in 3 Quebec residents approve of the ban. However, critics argue ...

Category: Islam Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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Your Special Wedding Dress — Part II

In Part I of this series, we talked about your choices when it comes to your wedding dress’s neckline and sleeves. In Part II, we’ll continue our discussion by talking about its waistline and overall silhouet ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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Your Special Wedding Dress — Part I

Your wedding dress is a garment that you will remember for the rest of your life. Looking at photos of you in it will bring back vivid memories of your wedding day for years to come. Not only is your wedding dress likely ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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4 Iconic Wedding Gowns and the Classy Women Who Wore Them

Every bride wants to believe that her wedding gown is the most beautiful one ever crafted. However, since cost is a major factor in the selection, the vast majority of us don’t get to have that beautiful ensemble t ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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Alabama Legislators Vote To Ban Abortions

In a long-anticipated move, the Republican-controlled Alabama Senate approved a measure that will, if signed into law by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, virtually abolish abortion in the state. Any doctor who performs one will ...

Category: Politics Religion Science

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Remembering Katharine Drexel During Women’s History Month

The list of Americans canonized by the Roman Catholic Church is a short one. Most of the people considered American saints were not even born in the United States, but in Europe. Elizabeth Ann Seton, known for her contri ...

Category: Religion

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The Church of England Affirms Transgender Baptism

The Church of England recently published guidelines for “Pastoral Guidance for use in conjunction with the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith in the context of gender transition.” It’s an interesting develo ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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6 Children’s Books About Women Who Fought for Change

Need gift ideas for the young girls on your Christmas list? These books about women who resisted the social norms of their day will inspire anyone to fight for civil rights, labor rights and environmental protection in t ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Politics

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5 Female Saints of November

Take a trip into the history of the church by looking at some of the patron saints who have feast days in November. Saint Agnes of Assisi Most people are familiar with Agnes’ older sister, Clare. Clare founded th ...

Category: Religion

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Celebrating Native American Girl Power in Books, Part 2

Need more inspiration for reading about Native American culture? Here are seven more books that will delight readers of all genders. Some are about the myths and legends of the Native American people and others are conte ...

Category: school

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