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China couples who buy children to face prosecution: Report - Zee News

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 01:01

China couples who buy children to face prosecution: Report
Zee News
China has previously cracked down harshly on groups it labels "cults", most notably the Falungong spiritual movement, which was banned in the late 1990s. More recently the outlawed "Quannengshen" -- which can be translated as the Church of Almighty ...

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China Couples Who Buy Children to Face Prosecution: Report - NDTV

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:59

China Couples Who Buy Children to Face Prosecution: Report
NDTV
China has previously cracked down harshly on groups it labels "cults", most notably the Falungong spiritual movement, which was banned in the late 1990s. More recently the outlawed "Quannengshen" which can be translated as the Church of Almighty God ...

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NRV bus riders invited to participate in survey - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:27

NRV bus riders invited to participate in survey
Roanoke Times
... 22, 2015. Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home, 540-254-3000. ... Catora Meave Shepherd, infant, of Wirtz, Va., passed away Monday, June 22, 2015.

China may increase penalties for illegal cults to life in prison - TODAYonline

Google News - Religous Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:14

China may increase penalties for illegal cults to life in prison
TODAYonline
In 1999, then-President Jiang Zemin launched a campaign to crush the Falun Gong religious group. It was banned as an "evil cult" after thousands of practitioners staged a surprise but peaceful sit-in outside the leadership compound in Beijing to demand ...
Life in jail for starting cults: draftGlobal Times

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China may increase penalties for illegal cults to life in prison - Bharat Press

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:04

China may increase penalties for illegal cults to life in prison
Bharat Press
In 1999, then-President Jiang Zemin launched a marketing campaign to crush the Falun Gong spiritual group. It was banned as an “evil cult” after hundreds of practitioners staged a shock however peaceable sit-in outdoors the management compound in ...

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China may increase penalties for illegal cults to life in prison - Reuters

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 23:58

China may increase penalties for illegal cults to life in prison
Reuters
In 1999, then-President Jiang Zemin launched a campaign to crush the Falun Gong religious group. It was banned as an "evil cult" after thousands of practitioners staged a surprise but peaceful sit-in outside the leadership compound in Beijing to demand ...
Life in jail for starting cults: draftGlobal Times

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Annual St. Titus service July 1 - Durham Herald Sun

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 22:04

Annual St. Titus service July 1
Durham Herald Sun
Durham District Attorney Roger Echols was given the Man of the Year Award from his church, Dickerson Chapel AME in Hillsborough. Man of the Year awards were presented to an outstanding man from each of the 72 ... DURHAM — The Religious Coalition for a ...

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Film reviews: The Overnight; Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief ... - Herald Scotland

Google News - Scientology - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 19:52

Film reviews: The Overnight; Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief ...
Herald Scotland
SCIENTOLOGY is given the full Alex Gibney treatment in this riveting and at times jaw-dropping documentary. The director of Taxi to the Dark Side and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room has made his name, and won an Oscar, for investigations that are ...

Historic Charleston church holds Bible study in room where 9 members killed ... - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 18:15

Roanoke Times

Historic Charleston church holds Bible study in room where 9 members killed ...
Roanoke Times
South Carolina Highway Patrol honor guards stand over Sen. Clementa Pinckney's body as members of the public file past in the Statehouse, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the eulogy at ...

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Ex-Scientologist Carmen Llywelyn Puts the Church on Blast in Shocking Essay - Us Magazine

Google News - Scientology - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 17:49

Us Magazine

Ex-Scientologist Carmen Llywelyn Puts the Church on Blast in Shocking Essay
Us Magazine
Another former Scientologist is speaking out against the Church, this time in a lengthy essay for Gawker. On Tuesday, June 23, the site published a piece by actress Carmen Llywelyn, who has had small roles in movies including Never Been Kissed and ...

ISIS and the Shia Revival in Iraq - AINA (press release)

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 17:24

ISIS and the Shia Revival in Iraq
AINA (press release)
In the 1920s puritanically strict Sunni fighters, who were followers of the eighteenth-century religious leader Muhammad ibn al-Wahhab and allies of the Saudi tribes, cleansed Mecca and Medina of saint-worship following their takeover. So their ISIS ...

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Nova sparkles in return, leads Yankees over Phillies 10-2 - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 16:52

Roanoke Times

Nova sparkles in return, leads Yankees over Phillies 10-2
Roanoke Times
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova, making his first major league start since April 2014, delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (AP Photo ...

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Reports: ISIS Crucifies 2 Children for Not Fasting During Ramadan - Charisma News

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 16:03

Charisma News

Reports: ISIS Crucifies 2 Children for Not Fasting During Ramadan
Charisma News
Reports say there was a placard saying the two ate during the Ramadan fast without religious justification. The move is being hailed as a victory for jihadist leaders, such as ISIS spokesperson Abu Muhammad al-Adnani. Ramadan is a time for "calamity ...

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Cherokee riders take part in 'Remember the Removal' trip - The Sylva Herald

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 14:05

The Sylva Herald

Cherokee riders take part in 'Remember the Removal' trip
The Sylva Herald
Twelve riders from the Cherokee Nation (Oklahoma) and seven riders from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, a USET member tribe, will cross seven states as they travel the 950-mile trail. Along the way they'll visit historical points and honor the ...

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Life in jail for starting cults: draft - Global Times

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 13:47

Life in jail for starting cults: draft
Global Times
"Therefore, simply imposing harsher punishment is not enough to curb the crime," Cao said, adding that the country should also get psychologists and religious scholars more engaged with the suspects. The Chinese government has put 14 cults on its watch ...

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8 Million Mummified Dogs, Other Animals Discovered in Egyptian Mass Tomb - Newsmax

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:41

CNN

8 Million Mummified Dogs, Other Animals Discovered in Egyptian Mass Tomb
Newsmax
Nicholson, who has been studying animal cults since the 1990s, noted the Egyptians' emphasis on the importance of honoring the gods by providing them with a fitting burial motivated by sincere religious beliefs. The Egyptians likely bred and raised the ...
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Mass Grave Of Eight Million Mummified Dogs Unearthed Near Cairo - Egyptian Streets

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:13

Egyptian Streets

Mass Grave Of Eight Million Mummified Dogs Unearthed Near Cairo
Egyptian Streets
Approximately eight million mummified dogs have recently been unearthed from a mass grave discovered by archaeologists in the 19th century, according to a new study. The Discovery News Website reported on Friday that these catacombs were found in ...
8 Million Mummified Dogs, Other Animals Discovered in Egyptian Mass TombNewsmax
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ISIS Offers Sex Slaves to Muslims Who Memorize Koran - Charisma News

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:02

Charisma News

ISIS Offers Sex Slaves to Muslims Who Memorize Koran
Charisma News
First, second and third place winners will be awarded a girl slave, while fourth through tenth place will receive monetary prizes. ISIS has been kidnapping women from Christian and other religious communities in the region. ISIS proclaimed a caliphate ...

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DC crime report - Washington Post

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 10:46

DC crime report
Washington Post
Queens Chapel Rd., 2500 block, 4 p.m. June 13. West Virginia Ave., 1600 block, 12:25 p.m. June 13. 13th St., 4400 block, 11:28 p.m. June 12. 19th St., 600 block, 11:29 a.m. June 11. 24th St., 3100-3299 blocks, 10:14 p.m. June 15. 31st Pl., 2700-2899 ...

ISIS and the Shia Revival in Iraq - Truth-Out

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 09:31

ISIS and the Shia Revival in Iraq
Truth-Out
In the 1920s puritanically strict Sunni fighters, who were followers of the eighteenth-century religious leader Muhammad ibn al-Wahhab and allies of the Saudi tribes, cleansed Mecca and Medina of saint-worship following their takeover. So their ISIS ...

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