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Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protestWEIZHOU, China (AP) — A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party said Saturday that no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest.



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Lawsuit: Louisiana school district promotes religion

Lawsuit: Louisiana school district promotes religionNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Promotion of religion is "engrained" in a Louisiana school district, a parent said in a federal lawsuit, and her family has been shunned and criticized for objecting to religious activities.



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Senators Grill Trump Nominee Who Suggested Religion Overruled The Constitution

Senators Grill Trump Nominee Who Suggested Religion Overruled The ConstitutionWASHINGTON ― A Senate panel on Wednesday considered the judicial nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, a controversial Catholic law professor who once seemed to suggest that one’s religious beliefs ought to take precedence over the U.S. Constitution.



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Teen shooter in New Mexico attack sought religion to ease troubled past

Teen shooter in New Mexico attack sought religion to ease troubled pastA teenager who killed two people and wounded four others in a shooting at a small-town New Mexico library had a troubled past but appeared to have turned his life around after joining a local church and accepting Jesus, his pastor said Tuesday. Sixteen-year-old Nathaniel Jouett had been baptized this summer and was helping the church raise money to send teen members to youth camp just days before he opened fire Monday afternoon at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, Pastor David Stevens said in a telephone interview. Jouett, a sophomore at Clovis high school, had been suspended from school for two days for fighting at the time of the shooting, Stevens said.



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North Korea Needs Nukes Because of Its Religion

North Korea Needs Nukes Because of Its ReligionKim Jong Un can’t stop his nuclear program without threatening the national ideology that keeps him in power.



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Circumcision ruling called threat to religion

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Conference of European Rabbis, gestures during a news conference in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, July 12, 2012. The Conference of European Rabbis has called an emergency meeting in Berlin this week to discuss a German court ruling that circumcising young boys for religious reasons amounts to bodily harm even if parents agree to it. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)A German court's decision that ritual circumcision amounts to criminal bodily harm threatens religious freedom in Europe, a group of European Orthodox rabbis said Thursday.



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