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Saturday, 10:30 a.m.: The annual Anzac service will remember and honor those who died in 1915 in World War I’s Dardanelles campaign, in which the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps fought against the Turkish military. Washington National Cathedral, Nave, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-6200. www.nationalcathedral.org. Read full article >>

Project Fi - Google's Own Mobile Service

In a recent bid to expand the range of services they offer, Google recently announced Project Fi, which will offer mobile service for only $20 a month, with an additional fee of $10 for every gigabyte of data. According to a report in Tech Times, this will put Google directly in competition with mobile carriers like Verizon and AT&T.

Christian Quarterback Russell Wilson Is 'Thrilled' to Host Nickelodeon's 'Kid's Choice Sports 2015:' 'What an Honor to Be the King of Slime'

Russell Wilson's love for the youth is evident in the work that he has done helping children who are battling cancer, and now the Seattle Seahawks quarterback will take on a different role in the upcoming Nickelodean program Kids' Choice Sports 2015.

Baptist Pastors Won’t Hear Ben Carson after Young Pastors Object

Concerns over theology and politics lead likely presidential candidate to back out of major Southern Baptist conference. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon turned pundit, has backed out of plans to speak at a major gathering of evangelical...Show More Summary

Divorce Italian style becomes easier as Catholic Church influence further wanes

yesterdayReligion : FaithWorld

Italy has slashed the time it takes to get a divorce to six months from three years in the latest sign of the Catholic Church's waning influence over life and politics here.

'Mass Effect 4' News: Details Leaked Through Online Survey?

If reports online are to be believed, a lot of details about the upcoming science fiction action role-playing third-person shooter video game "Mass Effect 4" has been revealed even before the game has been released.

Fantasia Barrino Will Fast From Instagram and Twitter for 40 Days After Crying Her Eyes Out at Church; Singer Hopes to Become a 'Stronger,' 'Wiser' Woman

Fantasia Barrino is an avid social media user like many 30-year-old celebrities, but the singer has decided to go on a 40 day fast from Twitter and Instagram after a powerful church experience.

Watch What This Groom Does While His Bride Walks Down The Aisle – Get Ready To Smile!

While all the friends and family stand around and wait for the groom come out, something special happens. The groom has set up a microphone near his seat, and begins to sing to his wife as she comes out of the back.

'Real Housewives of Orange County' Star Lydia McLaughlin Says Drama-Filled Reality Show Reaffirmed Christian Faith: 'I Don't Have Any Regrets'

"Real Housewives of Orange County" alum Lydia McLaughlin recently credited the hit Bravo TV series for reaffirming her Christian faith, despite her abruptly leaving after just one season.

Hit by Hindu nationalist beef ban, Muslim butchers in India eye Jersey cows

yesterdayReligion : FaithWorld

Battling a beef ban that has threatened their livelihoods, Muslim traders in India are seeking permission to slaughter foreign-origin Jersey cows they think will not be as sacred to the country's majority Hindus as locally bred catt...

Android 5.1 News: Which Phones and When?

Even as Android 5.0 Lollipop has yet to reach most types of smartphones, Google has already released an update Android 5.1. The first smartphones to get the update is of course Google's own Nexus phones, as well as Motorola phones according to reports.

‘Among the Believers’ probes ideological rift behind Pakistan violence

yesterdayReligion : FaithWorld

A battle for the minds of Pakistan's young people is behind the bloody conflict that has claimed hundreds of lives this year alone, according to two film directors whose latest work focuses on the country's divided education system.

Turkey’s top cleric calls Pope Francis “immoral” for Armenia genocide comments

yesterdayReligion : FaithWorld

Turkey's top cleric has described comments by Pope Francis that the 1915 mass killing of Armenians was genocide as immoral and said the Vatican should look to its own history before levelling accusations of casting stones.

'Hawaii Five-O' Season 5 News, Spoilers: Will Adam and Kono Tie The Knot? Season Finale Details Revealed

CBS' hit police procedural TV drama series "Hawaii Five-O" is now approaching to its Season 5 finale and things are getting more interesting especially for Kono and Adam's (played by Grace Park and Ian Anthony Dale, respectively) wedding plans.

'Orphan Black' Season 3 News, Spoilers: What Will Force Felix Dawson to Go Darker in the Current Season? 'Transitory Sacrifices of Crisis' Synopsis Revealed

The conflict between the male and female clones commences as the third season of the hit science fiction TV drama series "Orphan Black" continues this week with a brand new episode titled "Transitory Sacrifices of Crisis."

'Outlander' Episode Recap, Season 2 News: Caitrona Balfe Sheds Light on Claire's Actions, Filming for Second Chapter Commences

The latest episode of Starz's hit TV drama series "Outlander" titled "The Devil's Mark" saw Claire (Caitrona Balfe) revealing to Jamie (Sam Heughan) her biggest secrets.

Charles Stanley Turns Down 'Tree of Life' Award Honor From Jewish Group After Its Members Accuse Him of Being 'Against LGBT People'

Pastor Charles Stanley withdrew his name from an award he was slated to receive Thursday at the Jewish National Fund's Jack Hirsch Memorial Breakfast after some of its members accused him of being "against LGBT people," and threatened to skip the event if the Christian pastor was in attendance.

There Are More Atheists Than Southern Baptists in the U.S. Military… So Why Don’t We Have Any Chaplains?

A few important numbers reported by Bob Smietana in Christianity Today:Active duty military personnel who are Southern Baptists: 12,360 Active duty military personnel who are atheists: 12,764Active duty chaplains who are Southern Baptists: 437 Active duty chaplains who are atheists: 0

More Sacred Sculptures from the Vatican

Some more from the show of reliquaries and other liturgical objects currently going on at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Three 15th-century processional crosses in silver and copper, partially gilded. Reliquary in the form of an...Show More Summary

'Revenge' Season 4 News, Spoilers: Is Victoria Really Dead? Executive Producer Teases Season Finale to Be a 'Heartbreaking' One

ABC's hit TV drama series "Revenge" is already nearing to its conclusion but the events just keeps on getting more interesting and exciting.

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