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  • RELIGION

    Catholic bishops stand pat on gays, divorce

    VATICAN CITY - The first leg of a Vatican summit ended Saturday without an agreement on how to deal with gay Catholics and remarried divorcees.

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    Followers flock to Buddhist temple to see Vietnamese healer

    As dawn cracked the morning sky, the first light of Wednesday found hundreds of sick, disabled and desperate pilgrims lined up outside the Tam Tu Buddhist Temple, hoping to be healed. Many of them had been there all night.

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    Voices of Faith: What is of most interest in the Epistle to the Hebrews?

    The Rev. Perry T. Sukstorf, Redeemer Lutheran Church: Many Christians are familiar with the Epistle to the Hebrews written to the Hebrew Christians in Rome. Especially its encouraging passages about our faith and the faith of those who have gone before us; that "great cloud of witnesses."

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    Miami Jewish population larger and more diverse than a decade ago, study shows

    Miami-Dade County's Jewish population is larger and more diverse than it was 10 years ago, the result of an influx of foreign-born and Orthodox Jews, a demographic survey released Monday showed.

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    Religion Digest

    ISRAEL HURTADO – 6:30 p.m. Friday, Center for Spiritual Living, 2125 Wylie Drive #1, Modesto. Author of “Another Way of Thinking” will speak. Signed copies of book available for purchase. A study on his book will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 7. Offering. (209) 648-3495.

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    Religion Digest: Events across the region

    VIDEO AND DISCUSSION – Today, 1 p.m. Prayer Fellowship of the Valley – Unity, 1604 Ford Ave., Modesto. Fourth in a six-part series on the Deepak Chopra best-selling book “Jesus and the Awakening to God-Consciousness.” Video presentation followed by facilitator-led discussion...

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    Religion Digest: Faith-based events across the region

    CHARLES BILLINGSLEY – 6 p.m. today, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. Billingsley is a Christian singer, worship leader, songwriter, speaker and author at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va. Free.

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    Ceres man travels to Rwanda to give shoe boxes of gifts to needy children

    A Ceres resident has been a longtime volunteer with Operation Christmas Child, a yearly drive to fill shoe boxes with toys and small gifts for needy children around the world. In April, he traveled to Rwanda to distribute the boxes and saw the end result -- the delighted response of children to ...

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    Religion Digest: Faith and values events in the region

    JULIE-N-FRIENDS – 6 p.m. June 29, Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., Merced. Gospel music concert by Julie Eichelberger features The Regents Quartet of Bakersfield, Gaither Homecoming artist Lisa Daggs, Jennifer Whitlock and Erin Cordova of the Johnson Family, Bridge of Grace & the...

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    Religion Digest

    JULIE-N-FRIENDS – 6 p.m. June 29, Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., Merced. Gospel music concert by Julie Eichelberger features The Regents Quartet of Bakersfield, Gaither Homecoming artist Lisa Daggs, Jennifer Whitlock and Erin Cordova of the Johnson Family, Bridge of Grace & the...

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