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Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” is different but still controversial

Isabelle Panza November 3, 2019
Kanye West's new album is nothing short of controversy despite his new apparent lease on life. "Jesus is King" released on Oct. 25.
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Undergraduate Student Government Executive Vice President Abdelrahman Salama speaks to vigil participants. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Students honor victims of Sri Lanka terror attacks

Cindy Mizaku April 27, 2019
On a chilly Thursday evening, the sound of the Humanities fountain’s rippling waters felt louder than ever, as they were underscored by the overwhelming silence of students, faculty and staff coming together to pray.
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The Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays, NY. Priests of the Vincentian Congregation were sent to the East End of Long Island twenty years ago. MELISSA AZOFEIFA

Catholic Latino community grows on the East End

Melissa Azofeifa November 26, 2018
Before the priests of the Vincentian Congregation were sent to the East End, there weren’t any masses in Spanish anywhere in the area.
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The Harbor: Bibles in a Bar

Caitlyn McDuffee September 9, 2018
89 North, a bar in Patchogue, is typically a music venue built for a fun night out. But on Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings, its dance floor and black wooden stage transform into the unlikely location of mass, held by a Christian-based group called The Harbor Church.  
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“Right to Die” bill illustrates the hypocrisy of pro-life movement

Skyler Gilbert October 12, 2015
The irony with the pro-life movement is that they only advocate for life before one is born and the time when one is in so much terminal pain that they’d prefer to be dead.
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Tolerating intolerance: where does it end?

Christopher Leelum July 11, 2015
The most interesting argument against gay marriage I’ve heard is the famous “Where does it end?” defense. If gays can marry, what’s stopping polygamy, pedophilia, zoophilia?
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Kansas House passes time-travel bill

Matthew Boose February 20, 2014
Did you hear about the good Christian man who lost his faith? He was a respected and active member of his church community for decades. Then one day, a gay couple walked into his restaurant. He served them coffee. And just like that, in a flash, his faith abandoned him. His soul was extricated. In an instant, he had become a morose, atheist heathen. He got a nice big A tattooed on his left buttock. He started sacrificing goats to honor the memory of Christopher Hitchens. He even started writing snarky diatribes on Facebook.
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