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Pizza king: Florida needs more Catholics

Domino's Pizza multimillionaire Thomas Monaghan is creating a community to draw residents who share traditional Catholic values. - The Miami Herald

Ranks of Black Muslims growing after 9/11

Islamic leaders in cities nationwide report a rise in black conversions to Sunni Islam since the Sept. 11 terror attacks. - Associated Press

Is it wrong to pray for Castro's death?

As Castro's health remains in question -- his health status is a closely guarded state secret -- a moral and spiritual struggle confronts many Cuban-Americans: how to react to the frail health of a dictator nearly 50 years into his communist rule. - Religion News Service

Giuliani still supports tax-funded abortions

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told CNN he supports public funding for some abortions, a position he advocated as mayor and one that will likely put the GOP presidential candidate at odds with social conservatives in his party. - CNN

Texas Lawmaker Wants 'State Under God'

A proposed law would require Texas schoolchildren to recite a revised state pledge that adds the words "under God." - The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.




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