Ramsey County dropped criminal charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for failing to protect three boys from an abusive priest Wednesday and released documents that disclosed a social connection between that priest and former Archbishop John Nienstedt.
Arvind Khetia, Hindu engineer: Like all negative impulses of the mind, the habit of stealing results from greed, selfishness and discontent. Stealing has a corrosive effect on one's moral character and consequently makes one's spiritual aspirations ineffective.
At 22, Wahabba Husain had never worn a headscarf. As she walked into the classroom at Al-Huda, an all-female Pakistani institute for Islamic studies, on a December afternoon in 2014, she felt a pang of worry.
Rabbi Mark H. Levin, founder, Congregation Beth Torah: The answer is unequivocally "yes." The Torah commands rejoicing on festivals (Deuteronomy 16:11, 14), and Psalm 104:15 teaches that God provides wine for human joy. But there are other sources of happiness as well.
The busy week closes with the nine-hole Golfing for God scramble at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, followed by a 4:15 p.m. clinic and 6:15 p.m. buffet dinner and Bible study at Bradenton Country Club, 4646 Ninth Ave. W., Bradenton.
Bradenton Christian School's sixth-grade classes are holding a fundraiser to benefit Mote Marine Laboratory's Sea Turtle Hospital.
Baked goods and turtle-themed merchandise will be sold to the student body April 21-22.