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Muslims pray to the sea after Indonesia quake-tsunami

Muslims pray to the sea after Indonesia quake-tsunamiMuslims prayed facing out to the sea Friday and by crumbling mosques in an Indonesian region pummelled by a quake-tsunami, putting their faith in God to help on the road to recovery. Worshippers wearing skullcaps gathered by the coast in the city of Palu, ground zero of the tragedy in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, and chanted before sending prayers out to the waters. In the city’s shattered Baiturrahman mosque — whose green dome collapsed into the prayer hall — 62-year-old Adan Abdurazak stood in tears in the place of worship where he had said his Friday prayers every week for the past 15 years.



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Southern Baptist Leader Who Said Abused Women Should Just Pray Is Removed From Post

Southern Baptist Leader Who Said Abused Women Should Just Pray Is Removed From PostA prominent Southern Baptist Church leader who is known to have made



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The hallelujah cure: Trump campaign adviser says pray away the flu

The hallelujah cure: Trump campaign adviser says pray away the fluTrump campaign adviser Gloria Copeland says to "inoculate yourself with the word of God" in order to protect against the flu. That's dangerous advice.



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Poles pray en masse at border; Some see anti-Muslim agenda

Poles pray en masse at border; Some see anti-Muslim agendaGDANSK, Poland (AP) — Polish Catholics held rosaries and prayed together Saturday along the country's 3,500-kilometer (2,000-mile) border, appealing to the Virgin Mary and God for salvation for Poland and the world in a national event that some felt had anti-Muslim overtones.



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Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Lawmakers By Name, Says They Better Pray For Forgiveness

Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Lawmakers By Name, Says They Better Pray For ForgivenessJimmy Kimmel barely held back his tears on Monday night as he spoke about his hometown of Las Vegas, where a gunman killed at least 50 people and left more than 500 injured on Sunday night.



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Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline looms

Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline loomsThe Catholic faithful in Guam led prayers for peace Sunday in the shadow of North Korean missile threat, with the western Pacific island’s archbishop appealing for “prudence” amid an escalating war of words between the US and Pyongyang. The largely Catholic territory should pray for a “just resolution of differences, and prudence in both speech and action”, said Archbishop Michael Byrnes, echoing a flurry of international calls for US President Donald Trump to show greater rhetorical restraint. A “prayers for peace” lunchtime rally in the capital Hagatna drew around 100 people.



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Air Asia Pilots Asks Passengers ‘To Pray’ During Wild Flight

Air Asia Pilots Asks Passengers ‘To Pray’ During Wild FlightThe pilot twice asked passengers to pray on Air Asia flight D7237 from Australia to Malaysia as the plane shook like a "washing machine" for two hours, according to passengers.



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Pope Francis set to pray with Egypt's Christians

Pope Francis set to pray with Egypt's ChristiansPope Francis is set to lead a mass for Egypt’s small Catholic community on Saturday as he visits the country in support of its Christians following a series of deadly church bombings. Egypt’s Catholic community is estimated at about 272,000. “By coming to Egypt, the pope is showing us that nothing can prevent us from praying, including terrorism,” he said, referring to recent church bombings.



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