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2011-12-22 07:31:32

An international study of holiday shopping and religion finds that dominant religious groups are more likely to experience "consumption mass hysteria" while shoppers in minority religions may view malls and stores much differently: as central meeting places that "can play an active role in the creation of a sacred event." The study, co-authored by Temple University Fox School of Business marketing professor Ayalla Ruvio, found that holiday consumption in dominant religious settings —...

2008-07-30 18:00:29

By Matt Russell, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 29--LA CROSSE -- The pope, a Catholic spokesman here insists, is not coming to town this week. That the rumor would even exist in the area hints at the significance, however, of the opening Thursday of a copper-domed church at the 103-acre Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a recently established Catholic pilgrimage site that boasts 50,000 visitors a year from southeastern Minnesota and around the Upper Midwest. That's 50,000...


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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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