Good, Bad, and Ugly

Religion in the headline…

May 1, 2009

Muslims get long sentences for U.S. Army base plot

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Two Muslim men convicted of plotting to kill soldiers at a U.S. Army base received long prison sentences on Wednesday for a plan prosecutors said was inspired by holy war against the United States.

Praising Islam?

April 9, 2009

Obama praises Islam, calls for Mideast peace

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama ended his trip to Muslim Turkey on Tuesday by calling for peace and dialogue with Islam and the creation of a Palestinian state living side by side with Israel.

Not the Bible

February 11, 2009

Stability attracts Latin Americans to Mormonism

In 1920 the Mormon Bible was translated into Spanish, but it wasn’t until after World War Two and the expansion of U.S. geopolitical power that the church really began expanding

Unorthodox phrasing

Man returns stolen relics to Russian monastery

The relics of six saints were in a silver reliquary that went missing on November 5 after an evening mass at the 16th-century Donskoi monastery in central Moscow.