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Was there really a Hipster Jesus?

The Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is getting a lot of attention with its new ad campaign promoting Jesus as a non-conformist type of guy who bucks authority. … Full Article

Religion Newsbriefs for April 22

Interfaith Scholar-in-Residence Will Explore Judaism’s Bond with the New Testament … Full Article

As Washington mulls reform, Bishop DiMarzio honors immigrants

Downtown
On any given Sunday, mass is celebrated in 32 different languages in Catholic churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn, according to diocese officials, who said immigrants settling here have brought from their native countries a strong religious tradition. … Full Article

Religion Newsbriefs for week of April 10-16

Plymouth Church Welcomes Back NY Theological Seminary President For Program on ‘Radical Holiness’  … Full Article

Bay Ridge convent is converted into home for disabled

Bay Ridge
Sister Dolores Ferry said she couldn’t believe how beautiful her old home is looking these days. “And it has an elevator now, too!” she said Tuesday upon paying a visit to the convent located next to Saint Anselm Catholic School that she moved out of a couple of years ago. … Full Article

Religion News for week of April 3-9

St. Ann & Holy Trinity Church Hosts Performance of The Cotton Patch Gospel  … Full Article

Thousands rally in Brooklyn against gun violence

Downtown

March across Brooklyn Bridge; 400 acts of ‘compassion’

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Religion Newsbriefs: March 23, 2013

Grace Church Hosts Open House for Neighborhood Before Sanctuary Closes for Renovation … Full Article

Religion Newsbriefs for Passover and Holy Week 2013

New Passover Haggadah Introduced; Author and Senior Rabbi Share Strong Bond … Full Article

6,000 pounds of matzah donated to charity

Flatbush
Preparing for Passover, which begins next week, Kars4kids, a New Jersey-based car-donation organization whose proceeds benefit Jewish charities, just donated 6,000 pounds of matzah to the Jewish Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty’s distribution center i … Full Article

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