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NH's educational scholarships live -- for now.
JONAH GOLDBERG
I never liked it when George W. Bush used the term “evildoers” to describe al-Qaida and other terrorists.
JONAH GOLDBERG
The hawks (including me) were wrong about a lot, but some got one thing right. It's going to be a long war.
JOSEPH S. SPOERL
Western journalists ignore the most important aspect of the conflict — its ideological side.
CLIFFORD D. MAY
So many people get the cause and effect in the Middle East wrong.
BETSY MCCAUGHEY
Democratic politicians are lying about the Hobby Lobby's ruling, scaremongering and trying to whip up a war over reproductive rights before the fall election.
RAMESH PONNURU
Liberals should spend less time lauding the dissents in last week's Hobby Lobby decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and more time reading them.

Education business tax credit program upheld

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Supporters of tuition tax credit scholarships called a state Supreme Court decision Thursday a victory for religious freedom and school choice, but those who sued the state over the new program say...

Education business tax credit program upheld; Hassan asks lawmakers to repeal the law

READER COMMENTS: 9

Hassan asks lawmakers to repeal business tax credit scholarship program after New Hampshire Supreme Court allows program to stand.

Nursing home chaplain launches ministry

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The Rev. John Babson of Tuftonboro doubles as the chaplain and the volunteer coordinator for the Mountain View Community nursing home and rehabilitation center.

St. Michael's church in Exeter to offer financial course

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St. Michael's will offer a 10-week course in Crown Financial Ministries starting Sunday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m.

Milford Bible study group to meet on Sept. 10

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The Amherst-Milford Bible Study will begin a study of John's Gospel on Wednesday, Sept. 10.

During Mass at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Rochester on Saturday, the Rev. Paul Gousse remembered James Foley, the freelance journalist who was beheaded last week. Foley was kidnapped in Syria more than two years ago. Gousse challenged the parishioners to use this experience to strengthen their faith.

Hundreds attend Mass for slain journalist from NH

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More than 200 people attended a Saturday Mass at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary to honor James Foley.

Father Andrew Mahaleres, left, pastor of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester, talks with George Tzimas of Manchester during Father Mahalares' retirement dinner, held Friday evening at the Puritan Conference Center.

St. George Greek Orthodox pastor heads west

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The pastor of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral is retiring and heading west, closer to his daughters and grandchildren after 9 years in Manchester

The Knights of Columbus has pitched in to help renovate the oldest wooden church in Manchester.

Knights of Columbus assists with Manchester church renovations

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Ongoing interior renovations at the historic 100-plus year old Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic, the oldest active wooden Catholic Church in Manchester, are nearly complete...

Inaugural organ concert at Wolfeboro church Aug. 27

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A new organ at the First Congregational Church UCC in Wolfeboro will be celebrated at a special inaugural concert on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m., presented by M. Steinert & Sons, Rodgers...

Religion calendar for NH, beginning Aug. 21

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Religion events throughout New Hampshire, starting Aug. 21.

Manchester educator explores history of anti-semitism and the Holocaust

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Two Catholic school educators from New England traveled to Washington, D.C. last month with 40 others to learn about the history of anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and recent changes in Catholic...

St. Luke parish in Plaistow to hold yard sale

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St. Luke the Evangelist Parish at Holy Angels Church Center, 8 Atkinson Depot Road, will host an indoor yard sale from 9 .m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 23.All proceeds will benefit the parish.

Hope Chapel Nashua plans a little fun on Saturday

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Members of Hope Chapel Nashua invest a lot of time and energy providing services and to make the city a stronger, healthier community.

Haitian choir sings in Hollis on Sunday

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Sixteen girls and boys from Haiti, singing and dancing in a high energy, meaningful concert, will perform at the Faith Baptist Church of Hollis, 43 Wheeler Road, at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17.

Nashua aldermen to consider buying church for health building

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The old church building on Mulberry Street, being offered to the city for $355,000, has been vacant for about five years.

People watch as a fire burns in a building that witnesses say was hit by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Sunday. Israel has accepted a new Gaza ceasefire proposed by Egyptian mediators and will send negotiators to Cairo on Monday if the truce holds, Israeli officials said.

Israel, Palestinians agree to 72-hour ceasefire

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Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Sunday to an Egyptian proposal for a new 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza starting, officials from the warring sides said.

Fox interview with Ibrahim delayed

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A Monday evening interview on the Fox News Channel with Meriam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith before her sentence was overturned, has been...

Meriam Ibrahim welcomed to NH; family says U.S. is offering asylum

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Meriam Ibrahim arrived at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport on Thursday night, leaving Sudan, and her death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, behind. “Thank you so...

Pope Francis, second from left, talks with Meriam Ibrahim of Sudan, while her husband and two children sit beside her, during a private meeting at the Vatican July 24.

Meriam Ibrahim, family welcomed as long journey ends in Manchester

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Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, is scheduled to land in Manchester with her family on Thursday night.

Grace Episcopal Church presents pork festival

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The 5th annual East Concord Pork Festival at Grace Episcopal Church/Merrill Park in East Concord is from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17.

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

0 Somali cleric condemns ISIL in wake of horrific killing of NH journalist

0 Pope splits hairs on whether U.S. should give Islamic State the Armageddon they deserve

0 NHSUPCO plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge tax credits-for-scholarships law

0 HuffPo: Is James Foley a martyr? Brutal death sparks talk of sainthood

2 Video: Terrorist suspect cites NH motto as reason for wanting to join ISIS

0 St. Charles Church could be torn down to make way for housing

0 ISIS backer Qatar condemns beheading as un-Islamic

0 Dartmouth introduces 'gender-inclusive' bathrooms

0 Radio station from Amherst church expanding in Goffstown

0 British Isis militant in James Foley video 'guards foreign hostages in Syria'

0 Daughter charged with ransacking father's grave in search of 'real will' wants charges dropped

0 Arbo Ministries alters course in effort to gain approval for new Gilford church

0 Body of infant in auctioned self-storage unit returned, officials eye whether mortician rented other units in R.I. and N.H.

0 Nashua pilot offers ash-scattering services across New England

0 Shaheen under fire for taking money from anti-semetic group

0 Aetherians gather on Mt. Adams to channel cosmic energy and release good karma

0 Woonsocket woman: Providence funeral home failed to bury her baby in 2001

0 Bundy defenders warn police of consquences of failing to defend 'God-given rights'

0 Meriam Ibrahim's husband describes being terrorised by 'Agents of Fear'

0 Pope Francis urges young not to waste time on Internet and smartphones

0 Anti-Defamation League under scrutiny for ties NH interfaith summer camp staffers have to Al-Qaeda

0 Here’s the amazing response to rainbow flags being stolen from this LGBT-friendly church

0 IUDs are making a comeback in Cheshire County despite reputation as being abortion-like

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