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EU court rules workplace headscarf ban legal

European companies can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols including the Islamic headscarf, the EU’s top court ruled on Tuesday in a landmark case. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of …

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Pope Francis may consider making married men priests

Pope Francis said in an interview published on Thursday that the church may consider ordaining married men who could potentially then work in remote areas faced with a shortage of priests. “We must think about whether viri probati are a possibility,” Francis said referring to older, married men who are …

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Nigerians head to church to find earthly love

Thousands of people began to arrive at the Nigerian megachurch just after dawn on a cool morning, looking for love and hot tips on how to avoid “dating devils”. The “singles summit” is one of several offered by hugely popular Pentecostal churches in the west African nation, where marriage is …

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Shocking! Man Allows Himself to Be Buried Alive in a Coffin for Three Days

John Edwards, a pensioner in Northern Ireland, is to spend three days buried alive inside a coffin under the streets of Belfast. However, he will be live streaming it on Facebook and will talk to friends and family via phone calls and Skype. According to The Sun UK, John Edwards was …

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Ash Wednesday & Lent : 5 Facts You Need to Know

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Ash Wednesday is the start of the Lenten season that leads to Easter for Christians. On Ash Wednesday, Catholics and other Christians have ashes placed on the forehead. Ash Wednesday follows Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, which is the end of Carnival. Ash Wednesday is always 46 days before Easter. …

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US: At least 11 Jewish centres get bomb threats

Nearly a dozen Jewish community centers across the United States received bomb threats that led to evacuations on Monday, in the latest wave of such attacks since Donald Trump became president a month ago. The latest phoned-in threats, at 11 separate sites, bring to 69 the total number of such …

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