from FaithWorld:

Judgment Day forecaster points to new doomsday date

May 24, 2011

(Harold Camping during an interview at Family Stations Inc. offices in Oakland, California May 16, 2011/Reuters Television )

from FaithWorld:

Camping’s Judgment Day a dud, believers baffled

May 22, 2011

(Harold Camping, 89, the California evangelical broadcaster who predicted that Judgment Day would come on May 21, 2011, in an interview at his Family Stations Inc. offices in Oakland, California May 16, 2011/Reuters Television)

from FaithWorld:

Islamist militants hold prayers for bin Laden in Pakistan

May 3, 2011

(A supporter of the banned Islamic organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa clears tears while taking part in a symbolic funeral prayer for al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Karachi on May 3, 2011/Athar Hussain)

from FaithWorld:

Bin Laden sea burial not in line with Islam, Muslim clerics say

May 3, 2011

(Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, from which Osama bin Laden was buried at sea somewhere in the north Arabian Sea/U.S. Navy)

from FaithWorld:

Bin Laden ‘eased’ into sea in contentious burial

May 3, 2011

(Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, from which Osama bin Laden was buried at sea somewhere in the north Arabian Sea/U.S. Navy)

from FaithWorld:

Osama’s Islam-violence link weighs heavy on Muslims

May 2, 2011

(A video grab from an undated footage from the Internet shows Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden making statements from an unknown location. CNN said on July 14, 2007 that the video was intercepted before it was to appear on radical Islamist Web sites/REUTERS TV)

from FaithWorld:

Vandalism and threats greet “Piss Christ” photograph in France

April 19, 2011

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(The "Piss Christ" photograph damaged by Catholic activists at the Lambert Gallery in Avignon April 18, 2011/Jean-Paul Pelissier)

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Soccer Break: Wednesday

April 13, 2011

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So this week's Champions League quarter-final action is over and the semi-finals are set up. As expected Real Madrid strolled through their second-leg against Spurs and will now face Barcelona. The Spanish giants are set to clash four times in 18 days, including Saturday's La Liga match at the Bernabeu and the King's Cup final on April 20 in Valencia.

from FaithWorld:

Guestview: “Trifecta” of bad news launched Catholics4Change blog

April 8, 2011

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(Protesters near the courthouse before a hearing on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia sexual abuse scandal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 14, 2011/Tim Shaffer)

from FaithWorld:

U.S. pastor unbowed, vows new anti-Islam protest

April 4, 2011

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(Pastor Terry Jones at his Dove World Outreach Center church in Gainesville, Florida, April 2, 2011/Phelan M. Ebenhack)