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Oregon Jesuits settle lawsuit

AP

March 30, 2011

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SEATTLE (AP) — Clarita Vargas was sent to an Indian boarding school some four decades ago to study her ABCs and learn to blend in with majority culture. She says she instead learned a nightmarish lesson — that ch...

Crucifixes in classrooms spark debate

Associated Press

March 23, 2011

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ROME (AP) — Crucifixes in public school classrooms do not violate a student's freedom of conscience, a European high court ruled Friday in a verdict welcomed by the Vatican in its campaign to remind the continent of it...

BRIEF: Professor examines Islam in America

March 23, 2011

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Professor Aaron Spevack will present a lecture entitled "Islam and the American Dream" as part of the Yamauchi Lecture series Tuesday, March 29 at 5 p.m. in the Audubon Room. The lecture will discuss the ways in which Muslims i...

Pope speaks out on violence in Libya

Associated Press

March 23, 2011

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI issued an urgent appeal Sunday to military and political leaders to consider the safety of Libyan civilians and ensure they have access to emergency aid in his first comments on th...

BRIEF: Buddhist monk will perform dance, lecture

March 23, 2011

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The Venerable Tsering Phunstok will present a lecture on Tibetan Buddhism March 28 at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Hall. Phunstok is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Nyingma and holds a Lopon master's degree in Buddhist philosophy. Phunstock...

Converts serve as religious advisers

HALEY SUMMERS and HALEY SUMMERS

March 23, 2011

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Roger White and Aaron Spevack have at least three things in common: they are both religious converts, professors at Loyola and advisers to their religious organizations on campus. White, a political science professor, grew up s...

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