Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Baby do Brasil Debuts in New York

Baby do Brasil Debuts in New York

The singer, who revolutionized Brazilian music in the 1970s, found religion and freed her style.

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Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

In New Jersey, traditional Mexican talismans and religious objects appeal to Latinos seeking good luck, Diario de Mexico reports.

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An Interfaith Iftar in New York

An Interfaith Iftar in New York

Jews, Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims shared the dinner that breaks the daytime fast Muslims observe during Ramadan.

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How Santería Turned One Man’s Life Around

How Santería Turned One Man’s Life Around

Santería, with its roots in the Yoruba mythology of western Africa, has elaborate rituals which help to center its adherents, El Diario reports.

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When Does Ramadan Begin?

When Does Ramadan Begin?

NYC Muslims seek some consensus on when to start fasting.

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Yeshivas May Not Offer New Pre-K Seats

Yeshivas May Not Offer New Pre-K Seats

City requirements on how long the school day must be and restrictions on religious activities may discourage yeshivas from participating in the universal pre-K programs, The Jewish Daily Forward reports.

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From Amulets to Atheism, Latinos’ Views On Religion Vary

From Amulets to Atheism, Latinos’ Views On Religion Vary

Whether superstitious, mystic or religious, it seems that a large number of Hispanics in the U.S. are fascinated by spirits, although some stopped believing in God entirely, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Latinos Debate Pope’s Musings on Celibacy

Latinos Debate Pope’s Musings on Celibacy

Pope Francis’ recent comment that “the door is always open” to reconsider celibacy for Catholic priests received some praise among Latinos, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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The Divine Child Adorns the Lord of Hats

The Divine Child Adorns the Lord of Hats

Reynaldo Llanos uses figurines of the Christ child and other religious icons to assemble masterpiece hats and necklaces he wears when the weather gets warm, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

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Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Cambodians come to Wat Jotanaram for prayer, meditation, language instruction and meals.

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Muslim Women Seek a Warmer Welcome Inside Mosques

Muslim Women Seek a Warmer Welcome Inside Mosques

Muslim women activists want better access to sacred spaces inside mosques across the U.S., reports Women's eNews.

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