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Blessing of the Animals

LOOK: Blessed Pets For Feast Of St. Francis Of Assisi

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.11.2014 | Religion

Blessed are the animals! On October 4, 2014 Catholics celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assis and the "Blessing of the Animals" stemming from F...

Celebrating EidFrancisKippur!

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.03.2014 | Religion

It’s a match made in heaven! The world’s three Abrahamic faiths are bridging their great divide in a pretty wonderful way this Saturday. Yom...

Dawkins at Duke: Just the Facts, Ma'am

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

At times, with its mention of Web sites and the suggestion that people organize and send money, Richard Dawkins' lecture on Sunday had the feel of a political rally. Most of the time, however, it was pretty glorious science.

The St. Francis Blessing Of The Animals (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

At this time every year, people bring their animals along with them to church to get blessed by Catholic priests. This ceremony commemorates St. Fran...