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Articles tagged “New York”
NEPONSIT, N.Y. (RNS) The waterlogged West End Temple and other nonprofits aren’t included in the $51 billion aid package to help rebuild areas devastated by Superstorm Sandy, and civil liberties groups think that’s how it should stay. Others say churches and synagogues should be eligible for federal rebuilding funds. By Solange De Santis.
(RNS) Religious leaders are rallying against controversial ads placed in 10 New York City subway stations that insinuate that Muslims are savages. By Jeanie Groh.
(RNS) Like many villages, Lily Dale has a post office, volunteer fire department, library and a playground. But for 133 years, Lily Dale has also been home to the Lily Dale Assembly, a religious organization of mediums and healers who claim to communicate messages from those who have passed on to those still living on the Earthly plane. By Kathleen Poliquin.
(RNS) New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan defended his invitation of President Obama to the annual Al Smith Dinner in October, saying he's trying to encourage civility and dialogue amid a bitter battle over abortion rights and access to contraception. By Chris Lisee.
(RNS) A new survey brings both good and bad news for America's largest Jewish community: New York City, Long Island and Westchester County. By A. James Rudin.
(RNS) Sikh and Muslim transit workers settled a federal lawsuit over a post 9-11 policy that made them work out of public view unless they wore a Metropolitan Transit Authority logo on their religious headdress. By Lauren Markoe.
NEW YORK (RNS) Tim Tebow is Howdy Doody in a helmet, Opie Taylor running for touchdowns — while reciting Bible verses, stopping to find a lost dog, visiting sick children in a hospital and helping a little old lady across the street, all before he reaches the end zone. By Kevin Manahan.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) One the eve of his elevation to cardinal, New York's Archbishop Timothy Dolan said he doesn't caricature's of his city as a modern-day Gomorrah.