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Merseybells news feed as published


Protesting priest disrupts consecration of first female bishop Libby Lane in ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 12:56 PM PST


Protesting priest disrupts consecration of first female bishop Libby Lane in ...
Daily Mail
The first woman bishop in the history of the Church of England was today officially consecrated - but the ceremony at York Minster was disrupted by a protesting vicar. The Reverend Libby Lane became the Bishop of Stockport in a service conducted by the ...

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The best images from around the world for Jan. 26 - The Globe and Mail

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 12:52 PM PST


The Globe and Mail

The best images from around the world for Jan. 26
The Globe and Mail
A man covers his face from heavy falling snow as he makes his way through Times Square in New York. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a blizzard warning for New York City and surrounding areas. (Mike Segar/Reuters); The Reverend Libby ...

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Winchester Cathedral to hold open evening - Hampshire Chronicle

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 10:10 AM PST


Hampshire Chronicle

Winchester Cathedral to hold open evening
Hampshire Chronicle
There will be a display on the current conservation programme and how ancient manuscripts are restored, as well as an opportunity to try bell-ringing. The stonemasonry team, Friends of the Cathedral, music department, and head gardener will be on hand ...

Bells will be ringing out for appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 08:31 AM PST


Evesham Observer

Bells will be ringing out for appeal
Evesham Observer
BELLS Across the Meadow will be ringing out at All Saints Church for a concert in aid of Evesham's Bell Tower Appeal. The evening of events takes place on Saturday, Feburary 7 from 7.30pm and features the combined talents of local pianist and composer, ...

Tour Paris With the Marquis de Sade as Your Guide - Smithsonian

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 08:28 AM PST


Tour Paris With the Marquis de Sade as Your Guide
Smithsonian
On my visit, my bed was surmounted by a carved wooden gargoyle, and every morning, I awoke to church bells in a belfry only 20 feet from my head. Sade, whose .... For 7 Euros ($10) it is possible to explore the chambers filled with antiques and artworks.

For whom the bell tolls? King Abdullah honoured by 3463 rings | Video - Regina Leader-Post

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 05:56 AM PST


For whom the bell tolls? King Abdullah honoured by 3463 rings | Video
Regina Leader-Post
But that event, culminating 3,463 rings, was part of a long-standing tradition at the church to recognize multiculturalism and honour the death of a hereditary political ruler - in this case - Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. Wayne Tunison, the ...

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Why We Need the Islamic Call to Prayer at American Universities - Huffington Post

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 05:52 AM PST


La Crosse Tribune

Why We Need the Islamic Call to Prayer at American Universities
Huffington Post
The adhan, like the ringing of church bells, calls us to gratitude, appreciation and attentiveness--things that the modern American university desperately needs. This kind of practice is especially suited to universities with a religious heritage or ...
Deconstructing the national fear of Duke's Adhan Duke Chronicle

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Deconstructing the national fear of Duke's Adhan - Duke Chronicle

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 04:55 AM PST


Deconstructing the national fear of Duke's Adhan
Duke Chronicle
Movements to unfairly limit the freedom of Muslims to chant it are extremely scandalous—it is as natural for a Haifan or a Jerusalemite to hear one or more recitations of the adhan each day as it is for a Londoner to hear the ringing of church bells ...

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Kevin Pietersen MUST reacquaint himself with the red ball to keep fanciful ... - Mirror.co.uk

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 04:46 AM PST


Mirror.co.uk

Kevin Pietersen MUST reacquaint himself with the red ball to keep fanciful ...
Mirror.co.uk
If that doesn't ring any alarm bells at Lord's, there is nobody at home in the belfry. Clots at the England and Wales Cricket Board who ... Unbelievably, his last competitive innings facing a cherry (as opposed to a clove of garlic) was on January 5 ...

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For whom the bell tolls? King Abdullah honoured by 3463 rings - Regina Leader-Post

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 04:27 AM PST


Regina Leader-Post

For whom the bell tolls? King Abdullah honoured by 3463 rings
Regina Leader-Post
But that event, culminating 3,463 rings, was part of a long-standing tradition at the church to recognize multiculturalism and honour the death of a hereditary political ruler - in this case - Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. Wayne Tunison, the ...

'Not in my name': Protestor heckles first female bishop at York Minster service - Yorkshire Post

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 04:26 AM PST


Yorkshire Post

'Not in my name': Protestor heckles first female bishop at York Minster service
Yorkshire Post
The bells of the Minster rang as the congregation of nearly 2,000 people waited silently for the service to begin. Rev Lane arrived through the south door of the Minster in ... Writing exclusively in The Yorkshire Post today, Dr Sentamu notes the role ...

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Church rings bell 3463 times - Regina Leader-Post

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 12:32 AM PST


Regina Leader-Post

Church rings bell 3463 times
Regina Leader-Post
But bell ringing isn't limited to honouring political leaders. Tunison said public figures such as Steve Jobs, Princess Diana and John Lennon have had their lives honoured by the tradition. However, in those cases, the bells ring once for each year the ...

Shropshire and Mid Wales churches attacked by thieves 300 times in five years - shropshirestar.com

Posted: 26 Jan 2015 12:17 AM PST


shropshirestar.com

Shropshire and Mid Wales churches attacked by thieves 300 times in five years
shropshirestar.com
Tower captain Roy Page was alerted when the church alarm sounded and drove straight over to challenge the men during the early hours of the morning. Raiders also struck twice in the space of two weeks at the church, taking hundreds of litres of heating ...

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The quintessential Mediterranean dream - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 11:35 PM PST


The quintessential Mediterranean dream
Fraser Coast Chronicle
The countryside has plenty of sightseeing, ranging from medieval towers and castles to myriad stone Byzantine churches and ancient ruins, such as the Temple of Dimitra in Gyroulas (520-530 BC), Sanctuary of Dionysus in Iria (only 3km away from Chora ...

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A Story of a Girl Named Pete - Topeka Capital Journal (blog)

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 10:35 PM PST


A Story of a Girl Named Pete
Topeka Capital Journal (blog)
One night when Pete was visiting her parents in Mississippi, I went home after work, about ten o'clock at night, and I noticed something seemed wrong. I didn't quite pick up on what it was ... I asked my cousin whose father was a deacon in the Baptist ...

Korea's musical theater season starts with award-winning foreign productions - Arirang News

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 09:28 PM PST


Korea's musical theater season starts with award-winning foreign productions
Arirang News
Up in the high bell tower of a 15th century Parisian castle, the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda awaits. She loves the captain of the Royal Archers, but Quasimodo, the hunchback who rings the tower bells, falls in love with her, too. The story of her doomed ...

University honors passing of 4 students on Friday - The Daily Athenaeum

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 09:07 PM PST


The Daily Athenaeum

University honors passing of 4 students on Friday
The Daily Athenaeum
West Virginia University held a bell-ringing ceremony Friday in honor of the lives of four Mountaineers who recently passed away. The four students whose lives were celebrated at the event were A'Liyia Hancock, Jacob Janiak, Eric S. Schaetzle and ...

Central Presbyterian Church - The Herald-News

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 09:05 PM PST


Central Presbyterian Church
The Herald-News
The bell that rang for more than 40 years in the tower of the old downtown Presbyterian Church was placed in the belfry of the new eastside church. The bell was purchased in the 1850s at a cost of $500 and for many years was the only bell in town and ...

Crowds getting fired up for Skyworks - WA today

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 09:02 PM PST


WA today

Crowds getting fired up for Skyworks
WA today
It's just a tick before midday on Australia Day, but hundreds of people have been claiming their patch of grass along Riverside Drive in Perth, in preparation for Monday night's Skyworks. Dozens of families were putting up tents, marquees and finding ...

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North Ridgeville recounts local history - The Morning Journal

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 08:41 PM PST


North Ridgeville recounts local history
The Morning Journal
From left, Cub Scouts Jacob McIver, 7, Michael Kostalnick, 7, and Jacob Bright, 6, check out the historic 1931 Buffalo Fire Apparatus of the North Ridgeville Fire Department on Jan. 25, 2015. The NRFD Fire Museum is located next to the North Ridgeville ...

The impact of a Catholic education lasts a lifetime: Part 1 - The Catholic Review (blog)

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 07:36 PM PST


The Catholic Review (blog)

The impact of a Catholic education lasts a lifetime: Part 1
The Catholic Review (blog)
I remember we were outside playing at recess when the church bells started ringing and our teachers called us in so we can see the new pope that had been elected. We all started running into the school to watch Pope Benedict XVI make his first ...

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If Mariupol Falls to Rebels, Is Kiev Next? - Daily Beast

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 07:05 PM PST


Daily Beast

If Mariupol Falls to Rebels, Is Kiev Next?
Daily Beast
“Fuck them long cuts, ain't I right, Grovah? l'ma take a short cut and git you to the church on time,” he announces, pumping my hand like a handle and grinning through dazzling silver teeth. On the way out of town in a ..... Inexorably, boys and girls ...

Greece - the Moment of Dignity - The Conversation AU

Posted: 25 Jan 2015 06:42 PM PST


The Conversation AU

Greece - the Moment of Dignity
The Conversation AU
And the moment I was thinking exactly that the Sunday morning church bells next to my parents' flat started to chime.' My fumbling reply tried to capture the moment when millions of Greeks trapped in squalour suddenly acted in solidarity, to reclaim ...

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