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Two Brooklyn churches are among the 22 historic religious properties around New York State awarded Sacred Sites Grants from the New York Landmarks Conservancy. … Full Article

NYPD designates mosques as terrorism organizations

The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorist organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing. … Full Article

Heights congregation receives 'sacred sites’ grant

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has given a $10,000 Sacred Sites grant for facade restoration to Congregation B’nai Avraham in Brooklyn Heights, part of a total of $275,000 award … Full Article

IT HAS RETURNED! Statue of Jesus is back in garden outside St. Anselm Church

A statue of Jesus Christ that a vandal had covered with red paint last month is back in the garden outside Saint Anselm Catholic Church in Bay Ridge and parishioners are saying prayers of gratitude. … Full Article

S. Dakota Jewish households open up to Brooklyn ‘Roving Rabbis’

Thursday's in-home visit by two young rabbis from Brooklyn left Sioux Falls resident Aloma Graham with a sense of connection to her Jewish roots. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for August 8

Ramadan and Elul Offer Chance to Reflect, Learn from Each Other  … Full Article

Heights Church, undergoing renovation, wins Landmarks Conservancy Grant

Grace Church in Brooklyn Heights was among three historic religious properties receiving Robert W. Wilson Sacred Sites Challenge Grants. … Full Article

Mikvah 'Bar Mitzvah' in Brooklyn Heights

Tahitian breezes blew through Brooklyn Heights last Wednesday night: Fresh fish and Polynesian chicken were being served under an authentic grass Tiki hut; palm trees dotted the room, and visions of pristine, blue-and-tan beaches graced the walls. … Full Article

Brooklyn bishop named to lead Bridgeport Diocese

The new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport calls his new job "an awesome and exciting ministry" and is pledging to listen and learn about the needs of the diocese and collaborate with others. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for July 31

Church Launches Fundraiser For Historic ‘Pilgrim’ Window Brown Memorial Baptist Church has made the news for its endeavor to restore one of its iconic Tiffany windows. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for July 24

Diocese of Brooklyn Sends New Prayer Technology  With World Youth Day Delegates … Full Article

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