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2013-10-14 12:20:18

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the government shutdown, despite provisions in the Pay Our Military Act, Catholics at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia are being denied religious services, according to the complaint filed by the Thomas Moore Law Center. The Catholic priest who serves this community has been prohibited from even volunteering to celebrate Holy Mass without pay, and was told that if he violated that order, he could be...

2012-04-30 06:22:44

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new AJC survey of American Jews shows President Obama would win a majority of the Jewish vote in a contest against Gov. Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee. Obama would gain 61 percent and Romney 28 percent, with 11 percent undecided. Obama won 78 percent of the Jewish vote in 2008. The national survey reveals certain indicators of Jewish voting behavior. Probed for the first time, for example, is the link between...

2010-12-27 08:06:54

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ The positive correlation between a person being religious and living a satisfactory life has long been known, but this study reveals religion's "secret ingredient" that makes people happier. "Our study offers compelling evidence that it is the social aspects of religion rather than theology or spirituality that leads to life satisfaction," Chaeyoon Lim, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who led the study, was quoted as...

2008-11-20 13:04:18

A U.S. study suggests that regular attendance at religious services reduces the risk of death by approximately 20 percent, researchers said. Researchers at Yeshiva University and its medical school, Albert Einstein College of Medicine evaluated the religious practices of 92,395 post-menopausal women participating in the Women's Health Initiative, a national, long-term study aimed at addressing women's health issues. Eliezer Schnall and Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller of Yeshiva College of...