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Nearly 200 Muslim employees dismissed after conflict with prayer accommodations

Image of Muslim employees praying from CBS News story 

The employees, who worked at a Cargill meatpacking plant in Colorado, were fired when they stopped coming to work after they and their employer could not come to an agreement on prayer-time.

According to a company spokesperson, the dispute was over simultaneous prayer; the company claims it allows employees to pray, but that they refused to let 11 workers pray simultaneously because it would be disruptive to the work schedule and business needs. In 2009, […]

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Is CrossFit a church?

Mark Oppenheimer, NY Times religion Beliefs columnist, explores the lives of committed CrossFitters, asking if it isn’t a replacement for both the secular and spiritual aspects of church.

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“Just Pray”–but not in UK cinemas

Have you seen ‘Just Pray’, the Church of England ad that was rejected by UK cinemas? Do you agree with the decision to bar it, or do you think it’s an example of political correctness? What do you think of the ad as a form of evangelizing?

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