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Deepak Chopra with Carolina Bermudez and John Elliott (credit: WLNY)

A Spiritual Lesson From Deepak Chopra

Chopra’s latest book brings God to life in a unique blend of story telling and teaching.

09/19/2012

Rabbi Peter Rubinstein (file / credit: Central Synagogue)

Rosh Hashanah Starts Sundown Sunday; NYC Rabbi Says It’s Time For Reflection

The High Holidays are about taking a cleansing breath and looking within.

09/14/2012

Rudy Giuliani (file / credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Rudy Giuliani Reflects On 9/11 Ahead Of 11th Anniversary

Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor of New York at the time, says we have to remain vigilant.

09/10/2012

Timothy Cardinal Dolan (file / credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Prepares To Preach At Republican National Convention

“I’m just thanking him for the gift of freedom and democracy and the very process that has allowed us to exist as a democracy and a republic, to come together in freedom and civility to choose our leaders,” Timothy Cardinal Dolan told WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb.

08/30/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

Enfield High School - Enfield, CT - File / Photo: Enfield Public Schools

Enfield Agrees To Move H.S. Graduation From Church

The Enfield Board of Education voted Wednesday night to settle a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Connecticut and a group called Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

07/19/2012

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Jewish Community Split Over Internet Issue, Gathering And Rally Held At Citi Field Highlight Differing Views

Jewish men and women held a rally outside of Citi Field in response to a gathering held by Jewish religious leaders who believe that the Internet threatens their way of life.

05/20/2012

Citi Field (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

More Than 40,000 Orthodox Jews To Pack Citi Field Sunday For Internet Protest

More than 40,000 ultra-Orthodox Jewish men plan to pack Citi Field for a gathering on how to use modern technology in a religiously-appropriate way. Organizers have also rented the nearby Arthur Ashe Stadium for the overflow crowd.

05/19/2012

Tim Tebow (file / credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Relativity Media)

New Jersey Pastor Praying For Tim Tebow

Pastor Terry Smith of the Life Christian Church in West Orange has extended an invitation to the brand new New York Jets quarterback.

03/22/2012

City officials and religious leaders in front of City Hall - New York, NY - Feb 17, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

City Officials, Religious Leaders Want Mayor To Obey Court On Religion And Schools

This week, a federal judge ruled that, for now, the city has to allow private religious groups to rent school space for services.

02/17/2012

Faith and Finance (credit: CBS2)

Faith And Finance

Did you see the report Maurice DuBois did on Friday?

12/06/2011

Bronx Household Of Faith Building Project (credit: http://www.bhof.org/index.html)

Supreme Court Rejects Bronx Church’s Plea To Allow After-Hours Worship At Public Schools

The Bronx Household Of Faith church says the city allows many groups to use school buildings after hours. But the city says that it risks blurring church-state separation if it allows worship services in public schools.

12/05/2011

Father John Higgins laces up his sneakers - Peekskill, NY - Nov 10, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Priest Walks From Peekskill Church To St. Patrick’s Cathedral For His School

Father John Higgins is a priest on a pilgrimage, a holy man hiking to help the children of Peekskill.

11/10/2011

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Officials Say Hate Crimes On The Rise In New York City

New York officials say there were 699 hate crimes statewide last year, up 2 percent from a year earlier.

07/14/2011

Pope John Paul II

Eye On New York: On Religion

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with Archbishop Timothy Dolan about the beatification of Pope John Paul II.

05/01/2011

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