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In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
The Icewoman Cometh: Fordham's Brush with Ann Coulter

The Icewoman Cometh: Fordham’s Brush with Ann Coulter

By Jack Downey A student group's reasons for uninviting Ann Coulter from a visit to Fordham University should be troubling.
The Dalai Lama is Home

The Dalai Lama is Home

By Becky Rynor I was looking for the chink in that unfailingly optimistic armor, a moment of emotion from the man who was forced by invading Chinese forces to flee his homeland of Tibet in 1959.

Never “Pro-Life” Enough

A Canadian Catholic priest, who says he left parliament under pressure from the Vatican, is suing the anti-choice, anti-contraception, anti-gay rights website LifeSiteNews for $500,000 for defamation, reports Christianity Today.

Alberta What’s On Your Mind?

In Alberta, one of five provinces left in Canada that has not legalized same-sex marriage, 500 protesters gathered outside the legislature to pray for God’s intercession in keeping the unions illegal.

Daily Links 22 December 2004

Diversity a la Booth Cherie Booth, wife of British P.M. Tony Blair, has intervened in the case of a 15-year old Muslim girl who was prevented from wearing a burqa to school. Booth claims the school violated the student’s homan rights, and is seeking a declaration that the school acted unlawfully. “‘I say our policy is to...

Daily Links 10 December 2004

Serbian Orthodox Church Sues The Bishop of Serbia’s Orthodox Church has brought a lawsuit against England, France, Germany and Italy, for failing to protect Orthodox churches and religious monuments from Albanian attacks since Nato troops took control of Kosovo in 1999. Church-State Divisions in Canada Paul Matthews, of Maisonneuve, gives a editorial-round-up after Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that same-sex...