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Pro-Palestinian demonstrators say they feel vilified after protest cancels PM event

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators say they feel vilified after protest cancels PM event

OTTAWA — Organizers of a pro-Palestinian protest that disrupted a weekend reception featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau say they're being unfairly vilified.

A judge orders prison for a Michigan man who made threats against Jewish people

A 20-year-old Michigan man who admitted using social media to make violent threats against Jewish people was sentenced Monday to a year and a day in prison, far short of what prosecutors had recommended.
Pope Francis names former judge to investigate Quebec cardinal facing sex allegations

Pope Francis names former judge to investigate Quebec cardinal facing sex allegations

MONTREAL — Pope Francis has named a retired Quebec Superior Court judge to investigate allegations of sexual touching against a senior leader of the province's Roman Catholic Church. In a Feb.
Catholic news site Church Militant agrees to pay $500k in defamation case and is expected to close

Catholic news site Church Militant agrees to pay $500k in defamation case and is expected to close

A far-right, unofficial Catholic media website has agreed to pay $500,000 to a New Hampshire priest who sued for defamation over a 2019 article that it now disavows. The website also is planning to shut down soon, the priest's attorney says.
The Church of England aims to raise more than $1 billion to address its past links to slavery

The Church of England aims to raise more than $1 billion to address its past links to slavery

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England should create a fund of 1 billion pounds ($1.27 billion) to address its historic links to slavery , an advisory panel said Monday. That's 10 times the amount the church previously set aside.
Swiss teenager arrested on suspicion of stabbing an Orthodox Jewish man on a Zurich street

Swiss teenager arrested on suspicion of stabbing an Orthodox Jewish man on a Zurich street

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing and critically wounding an Orthodox Jewish man on the streets of Zurich, Swiss police said Sunday.
French police hunt an assailant who attacked a man leaving a Paris synagogue

French police hunt an assailant who attacked a man leaving a Paris synagogue

PARIS (AP) — French authorities are searching for an assailant who attacked a man leaving a synagogue in Paris, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said late Saturday.
Voucher expansion leads to more students, waitlists and classes for some religious schools

Voucher expansion leads to more students, waitlists and classes for some religious schools

The Miami Archdiocese’s superintendent of schools says Catholic education is increasingly in demand in South Florida, now that all K-12 students regardless of income are allowed to use taxpayer-funded programs to pay for private school tuition.

Tunisian authorities investigate a fire at a synagogue, question a suspect in custody

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A man believed to have started a fire in a garden at a synagogue in the east of Tunisia is in custody and under investigation for targeting a Jewish house of worship, officials said Saturday.
No twerking. No drinking. No smoking. But it's still a party at this Christian nightclub

No twerking. No drinking. No smoking. But it's still a party at this Christian nightclub

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The young crowd at a Nashville nightclub was ready to dance under the strobe lights to a throbbing mix of hip-hop , rap and Latin beats. But first they gathered to pray and praise God.