Prayer

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2015 file photo, former Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy, obscured at center, is surrounded by Centralia High School football players in Bremerton, Wash., after they took a knee with him and prayed following their game against Bremerton. A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 that the Bremerton School District does not have to immediately re-hire Kennedy, who lost his job after refusing to stop leading players in prayer on the football field after games. (Meegan M. Reid/Kitsap Sun via AP)
August 23, 2017 - 5:53 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state high school football coach took advantage of his position when he prayed on the field after games, and he's not entitled to immediately get his job back, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. District Court of Appeals...
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In this Jan. 22, 2017, photo provided by U.S. Navy, the USS John S. McCain conducts a patrol in the South China Sea while supporting security efforts in the region. The guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship on Monday, Aug. 21, in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca. (James Vazquez/U.S. Navy via AP)
August 20, 2017 - 11:07 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a merchant ship near Singapore (all times local): 10:45 a.m. U.S. Sen. John McCain says he is praying for the sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain after the warship collided with a tanker in Southeast Asian waters. The Navy...
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Pastor Fr. Jose Antonio" Lito" P. Abad, right, greets parishioners as they leave Blessed Diego de San Vitores Church following Sunday Mass, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Tumon, Guam. Across Guam - where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic - priests are praying for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory face a missile threat from North Korea. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
August 13, 2017 - 1:01 am
TUMON, Guam (AP) — Across Guam — where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic — priests prayed for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory faced a missile threat from North Korea. Archbishop Michael Byrnes instructed priests in Guam's 26 churches to offer prayers for peace between the...
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Pastor Fr. Jose Antonio" Lito" P. Abad, right, greets parishioners as they leave Blessed Diego de San Vitores Church following Sunday Mass, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Tumon, Guam. Across Guam - where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic - priests are praying for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory face a missile threat from North Korea. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
August 12, 2017 - 10:07 pm
TUMON, Guam (AP) — Across Guam — where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic — priests prayed for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory faced a missile threat from North Korea. Archbishop Michael Byrnes instructed priests in Guam's 26 churches to offer prayers for peace between the...
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Law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blast. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 5:17 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not causing any injuries, authorities said. Minneapolis police said a preliminary investigation...
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An Israeli police officer aims his weapon at Palestinians during clashes at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered police reinforcements deployed to Jerusalem following clashes at a flashpoint holy site. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 28, 2017 - 10:07 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments at a contested shrine in Jerusalem (all times local): 5 a.m. Jordan has given Israel the results of its investigation into the shooting deaths of two Jordanians by an Israeli Embassy guard. The state news agency Petra said Friday that the file was handed...
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An Israeli police officer aims his weapon at Palestinians during clashes at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered police reinforcements deployed to Jerusalem following clashes at a flashpoint holy site. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 28, 2017 - 12:59 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments at a contested shrine in Jerusalem (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Jordan's religious body that administers a major Jerusalem holy site at the center of recent tensions says Israeli police have lifted all restrictions on Muslim worshippers there. The Waqf...
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Officers from Hamas national security force hold their rifles while marching during a parade against Israeli arrangements in the contested Jerusalem shrine, in front of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to the contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
July 27, 2017 - 5:11 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslim leaders told the faithful to return to pray inside a major Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after Israel removed security devices it installed outside entrances to the shrine following a deadly Palestinian attack at the compound. Thousands of Palestinians had been praying in...
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Officers from Hamas national security force hold their rifles while marching during a parade against Israeli arrangements in the contested Jerusalem shrine, in front of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to the contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
July 27, 2017 - 5:05 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments on a contested shrine in Israel (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A senior Islamic leader in Jerusalem is urging Muslims to skip prayers in neighborhood mosques on Friday and pray en masse at a major Jerusalem shrine at the center of weeks of tensions. Abdel...
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Officers from Hamas national security force hold their rifles while marching during a parade against Israeli arrangements in the contested Jerusalem shrine, in front of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to the contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
July 27, 2017 - 3:00 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel removed an overhead metal bridge and the railings it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem holy site following Palestinian outrage over the security measures installed after a deadly Arab attack there, but Muslim leaders told worshippers Thursday to continue...
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