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Turkey’s ‘Rockin’ Imam’ gets green light from religious authorities

ISTANBUL (RNS) Turkey’s religious authorities have given the go-ahead for the country’s controversial “Rockin’ Imam” to keep on rocking.

BRIEF: Episcopal Diocese offers Stone Soup Café summer food program

The Episcopal Diocese of Spokane has announced its sponsorship of a Simplified Summer Food Program for Children, a child nutrition strategy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The pilot program, Stone Soup Café, will be hosted by the West Central Episcopal Mission.

At Angelina Jolie-chaired summit, faith leaders work to end sexual violence

Religious leaders from across Africa and England came together Wednesday (June 11) to discuss the role clergy should play in preventing and responding to sexual violence.

Update on the SpokaneFAVS Independence Fund

SpokaneFAVS is ready to move to its next phase, however we need the promised pledges to do so. To date the Independence Fund is short $2,020.

In mixed faith marriages, focus is on ‘values,’ not ‘beliefs’

If interfaith marriages are supposedly doomed, Dale McGowan’s should have been toe-tagged from the start.

Mars Hill comes to Downtown Spokane, First Covenant to move to Garland District

Mars Hill Spokane won’t officially launch until early next year, but about 60 people from Spokane and North Idaho have already committed to becoming members of the Seattle-based megachurch.

BRIEF: Buddhist scholar to speak in Newport and Spokane

Sravasti Abbey will host Buddhist scholar, philosopher, and author Guy Newland for teachings and talks June 22-29. His appearances include services at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane and a benefit for Youth Emergency Services in Newport, as well as teachings at the abbey.

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