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Darfur Report

11:30 a.m. -- Ruth Messinger, president and executive director of American Jewish World Service, reports on her one-week fact-finding trip to Darfur, Sudan; 45 West 36th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues, 10th floor.

August 27, 2004 in Jew | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

Yet Again For St. Mark's Church

7:30 p.m. -- NoRNC clearinghouse informational open house; Saint Mark's Church, Second Avenue and 10th Street.

August 26, 2004 in Christian | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Again With St. Mark's Church

7:30 p.m. -- Anti-RNC anarchists hold teach-in and media briefing; St. Mark's Church, 131 East 10th St., at Second Avenue.

August 23, 2004 in Christian | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

On the Schedule:

Today:

4:30 p.m. -- Press conference with anti-RNC and anti-capitalist organizers of this weekend's ``Life After Capitalism'' conference; St. Mark's Church, Second Avenue and 10th Street.
Isn't that a blatant violation of their non-profit status?
And tomorrow, something a little more light-hearted:
3 p.m. -- Christian Cultural Center hosts annual ``Bike Blessing'' and Community Outreach; Christian Cultural Center, 12020 Flatlands Ave., Brooklyn.

August 20, 2004 in Christian | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Tomorrow:

2 p.m. -- The Christian Defense Coalition discusses prayer vigils at Madison Square Garden during the Republican National Convention; Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street.

August 19, 2004 in Christian | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Welcome Back...

Bill Cork returns, a bit sad that he missed the Catholic Biblical Association meeting in Halifax. I was thinking of being sad, too, but then I realized I didn't have to go to Halifax.

August 19, 2004 in Christian | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Today:

2 p.m. -- Rev. Herbert Daughtry and Councilman Charles Barron meet with Sudanese ambassador Omer Manis; 305 47th St. between 1st and 2nd aves.

August 17, 2004 in Miscellany | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Tonight

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. -- Yiddishfest celebrates 350 years of Jewish immigration; Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla.

August 15, 2004 in Miscellany | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Detoxing Scientologically

The New York Post today covers the Tom Cruise-founded, post-9/11 toxin-removing Scientology Center, the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Center. The center's now offering the service to average folks at $5K a pop, and some doctors are calling foul over the treatment regimen of niacin, a treadmill and a sauna.

August 15, 2004 in Scientologist | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

McGreevey & Gluten

Christianity Today Blog:

Oh, and maybe there's another religious angle: McGreevey thinks that breaking your marriage vows to have a homosexual relationship is cause for resigning a governmental post. The Episcopal Church USA apparently believes it's no barrier to becoming a bishop.
Oh, dis!
Also via CTB, this story on communion and celiac sprue disease, wherein an 8-year-old girl in Trenton may not receive a wafer made of rice, though she cannot ingest wheat without harming her health. Sounds like a story worth following up on elsewhere, given that:
Celiac disease, also known as gluten intolerance, is a genetic disorder that affects an estimated one in 133 Americans.

August 15, 2004 in Christian | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack