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  • Franklin Graham meets with NAACP over remarks about Obama’s faith

     
    Religion News Service writer Adelle M. Banks writes about a meeting between Franklin Graham and leaders from the NAACP over his remarks about President Barack Obama's religious convictions: Religious leaders from the NAACP met with evangelist Franklin...
  • How deranged is Illinois? Rather

     
    You may recall Dixie derangement, my post on an appalling Public Policy Polling survey prior to the MIssissippi and Alabama primaries. In Mississippi only 12% of voters think Obama's a Christian compared to 52% who think he's a Muslim and......
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Maps, polls and presidential endorsements

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories we think you should be reading this morning. * The Sentinel details how the Senate virtually held a lottery to see how its new map would be drawn. * The Sun-...
  • Iraq killings said to target 'emos' for nonconformist style

     
    Unconventional youths who call themselves "emos" have reportedly been threatened and killed in a recent round of attacks in Iraq, where their long hair and alternative style are seen as gay....
  • Protests erupt as Syrian uprising heads into second year [Video]

     
    Protests and military clashes exploded Friday in Syria on the heels of the one-year-anniversary of the uprising against Bashar Assad. Opposition activists dubbed the rallies "The Friday of immediate military intervention" on Facebook, calling for Arabs...
  • The Pope Died. Americans Didn’t Notice.

     
    My Roman Catholic friends need not worry; Pope Benedict XVI is doing fine. It was the death of the Coptic (Egyptian) Pope, Shenouda III, this past week that was hardly noticed by the American public, yet may have a profound influence on our nation’s...
  • Bahrain activists fear for inmate on 55th day of hunger strike

     
    Bahraini activists fear for the life of a hunger striker who they say has gone without food for 55 days, a perilous attempt to draw attention to human rights abuses in Bahrain....
  • Church fears 'ethnic cleansing' of Christians in Homs, Syria

     
    The Syrian Orthodox church is worried about “an ongoing ethnic cleansing of Christians” in the embattled city of Homs, reports Agenzia Fides, the official Vatican news agency. Anti-government militants have expelled 90% of Christians in Homs...
  • Arab American Cultural Fest on March 25 at Lake Eola

     
    The Arab American Community Center of Central Florida will host the Arab American Cultural Festival on March 25. The event will start at noon at Lake Eola, and feature Middle Eastern food and music.  The Arab American Community Center of Central Florida,...
  • Blasts kill nine in southern Thailand

     
    At least nine people were killed and dozens wounded when a series of coordinated bombs detonated in Thailand's restive Muslim-dominated southern area Saturday, according to police and officials....
  • Islamists expected to dominate Egypt's constitutional panel

     
    Initial figures show that Islamists are set to make up a majority on the panel that will determine the country's new constitution, the official state news agency MENA reported late Saturday....