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President Obama Message on the Occasion of Ramadan

Washington, D.C.  As the new crescent moon brings in the holy month of Ramadan, Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those observing the month of fasting in the United States and around the world. Ramadan is a time in which families and communities come together for iftars and prayers in festive gatherings that […]

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Pope Appeals to World in Climate Change Encyclical

Vatican, Rome. The Vatican has released a landmark letter by Pope Francis saying global warming is mostly man-made and calling it one of the most important issues of the day. The 191-page encyclical released Thursday said a “very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climactic system.” “Humanity […]

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As U.N. Marks Buddhist Holiday, Ban Pays Tribute to Victims of Nepal Earthquake

New York, N.Y.  On the Day of Vesak, which acknowledges the contribution of Buddhism to the spirituality of humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is paying special tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over a month ago. A Buddhist monk takes snapshots during the UN’s special event for the Day […]

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President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

Washington, D.C.  In a special video message, President Obama offered his warmest wishes to people across the country and around the world celebrating the Easter and Passover holidays. Last night, the President and First Lady hosted a Seder here at the White House to mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover. Tomorrow, the […]

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President Obama, Dalai Lama to Attend National Prayer Breakfast

Washington, D.C.  President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama will both attend the annual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday in Washington, but it is not clear whether the two will meet. “Tenzin Gyatso – 14th Dalai Lama (14601345463)” by Christopher Michel from San Francisco. Tenzin Gyatso – 14th Dalai Lama. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 […]

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Has Roman Catholic Synod Embraced the LGBT Community?

The Vatican, Rome.  Yesterday, the Roman Catholic Eleventh General Assembly released its Relatio post disceptationem offering the most embracing view of the LGBT community and other groups historically disenfranchised within the Church.  As media outlets around the globe dissect the findings, and the more conservative American Catholic Church distances itself from the more moderate Pope, our […]

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