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Religion May Help Extend Your Life - Researchers Say
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-01-02

Regular attendance is key, researchers say, but they don't know why WASHINGTON (RushPRnews) 02/01/09-- Attending a weekly religious service, regardless of your faith, may lower your risk of death by 20 percent compared to people who don't attend services, researchers are

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Sixty Students to Work for Peace in the New Year
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-01-01

The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International Nominates a New Class of World Peace Fellows Evanston, Ill (RushPRnews) 01/01/09-Amid daily headlines of war, suicide bombings, ethnic and religious violence and social unrest, signs of peace are especially welcome -- and not just

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Friends and Enemies - Message of Hope for the New Year
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-01-01

Friends and enemies: we need both to practice compassion by His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama Himachal, India (RushPRnews)01/01/09-I must emphasize again that merely thinking that compassion and reason and patience are good will not be enough to develop them. We

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China arrests 59 Tibetans in Lhasa Raid
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2008-12-30

Dharamshala, India (RushPRnews)12/30/08- According to an overnight report by the semi-official China News Service, 59 Tibetans were arrested in a series of raids conducted by the Chinese police in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa, Reuters news agency reported. The raids

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Pope's Christmas Eve Address: Help Abused and Homeless Children
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2008-12-25

Pope Benedict XVI blesses children as he celebrates the Christmas Midnight Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, early Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) By Sabina Castelfranco Rome, Italy (RushPRnews)12/25/08-Thousands of people turned out in Rome's Saint Peter's Basilica

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Christmas in Bethlehem Behind Barb Wire
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2008-12-24

Bethlehem, Israel (RushPRnews)12/24/08-Thousands of Christian pilgrims have flocked to the West Bank town of Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas.The faithful are gathering around Manger Square, which marks the site where Christians believe Jesus was born. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected

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Guantanamo Bay Special Report: Confession of Five 9/11 Terrorists
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2008-12-08

September 11 Defendants at Guantanamo Say They Want to Confess By Al Pessin WASHINTON (RushPRnews)12/08/09-Five alleged conspirators in the September 11 attacks, who are on trial at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have told the judge they want

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UI research links creativity, economic growth in Iowa counties
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2008-09-19

IOWA (RUSHPRNEWS) 09/19/2008-A new study by a University of Iowa economics professor suggests that Iowa counties with a higher concentration of people who are part of the so-called "creative class" have stronger prospects for economic growth.  The study, by professor John

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Italian Priest to Hold a Beauty Contest for Nuns
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2008-08-27

By Columnist Robert Paul Reyes Rome,Italy,(RUSHPRNEWS) AUGUST 27,2008--An Italian priest and theologian said Sunday he is "organizing an online beauty pageant for nuns to give them more visibility within the Catholic Church and to fight the stereotype that they are all

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AVAAZ Petitions China To End Brutality in Tibet
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2008-03-20

Buddhist monks from the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics, based in Dharamsala, are leading a peaceful procession on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, to pray for the fate of the Tibetans involved in demonstrations inside Tibet against Chinese rule. The monks chanted

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