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Two Roman Catholic priests have been accused of stealing $800,000 from the collection plate of their church in the US state of Florida.

2009-01-22

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He was a very religious man and had been scared when he was trapped in the lift and had prayed for release. A short while later he was pulled out of the elevator and he went straight to the church to thank God. He seems to have embraced a stone pillar on which the stone altar was perched and it fell on him, killing him instantly.

2009-09-10

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In a letter to the House of Lord’s EU select committee, the church commissioners – the custodians of its ancient wealth – raised “serious concerns” about plans from the European Union to regulate hedge funds.

2009-10-06

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Florence and Venice have started fining people who sit down on the steps in front of their churches. The 50-euro fines apply to the areas around Florence's cathedral, the Duomo, and the Basilica of St Mark in St Mark's Square in Venice...

2003-08-09

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At least 52 people were killed as security forces stormed a Catholic church in Baghdad to free dozens of hostages.

2010-11-01

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The message from Mr Hendrikse's sermon seems bleak - "Make the most of life on earth, because it will probably be the only one you get"...

2011-08-05

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What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a "religion for atheists" -- call it Atheism 2.0 -- that incorporates religious forms and traditions to satisfy our human need for connection, ritual and transcendence...

2011-07

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