The Renaissance

There have been many times in my life where I went through a ‘renaissance’ period, much like the bad times. I can learn a lot from these periods in time because it shows me where I have come from and what is possible. I have had many of these throughout my journey, starting in 2009…

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Catholic Bishops in the Philippines vow to counter ISIS

Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines vowed on Thursday to counter extremist religions such as the theology of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Archbishop Socrates Villegas, head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, asked the country’s bishops to collect donations for Christians who have been displaced by the…

Pat Robertson on Robin Williams

Pat Robertson believes that he knows what could’ve saved Robin Williams. Obviously, it was more Jesus. On “The 700 Club” on ABC Family on Wednesday, Robertson warned people of the consequences of “gods” such as fame and money. “You see these very popular people in the media who commit suicide like Robin Williams recently and you say,…

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Rastafarian student reportedly suspended for dreadlocks

A Louisiana school district’s dress code is violating a student’s constitutional rights, according to a statement by the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU sent a letter to the Plaquemines Parish School Board and to South Plaquemines High School this week about the decision to suspend a student for sporting dreadlocks. The student belongs to the…

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Mumbai Chabad Center reopens after attacks

Rabbis from across Asia on Tuesday celebrated the reopening of the Jewish center targeted by rampaging Pakistani gunmen who stormed through Mumbai on a killing spree back in 2008. These attacks on the Chabad center and other locations in the city left 166 people dead. Among them were six people from the local orthodox Jewish center, including…