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BRIEF: ManClan Presents — David Shoemaker “A Man With A Message”

Men in the Spokane community are invited to an evening with David Shoemaker former skipper of the commercial fishing ship: Galaxy.

US Muslims ask John Kerry for protection on Mecca pilgrimage

Concerned for the safety of U.S. citizens soon headed to Mecca, 27 Muslim-American groups are asking the State Department to better protect them from violence that has plagued those who have made the pilgrimage in the past.

Community invited to participate in meditation marathon

The Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry, will host the Second Annual Spokane Meditation Marathon next month.

Is James Foley a martyr? A brutal death sparks a faith-based debate

From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint.

Forget priesthood — moderate Mormon feminists seek a middle way

eylan McBaine doesn’t see herself as a feminist crusader. When McBaine, a lifelong Latter-day Saint reared in New York City, accepted an invitation to speak about women’s issues at a Mormon apologists’ meeting two summers ago, she simply wanted to communicate to an orthodox audience that the pain of some women within the Utah-based religion was real — and potent.

In Ferguson, Nation of Islam members push for peace

FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) Ever since Michael Brown, a young, unarmed African-American, was shot by a police officer on Aug. 9, various crews have played...

Mark Driscoll to step down while Mars Hill reviews charges

Controversial Seattle megachurch founder Mark Driscoll will step down for at least six weeks while church leaders review formal charges lodged by a group of pastors that he abused his power.

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