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Gayla Bradberry, Mary Fuqua and Rita Graeber learn the different sounds

Gayla Bradberry, Mary Fuqua and Rita Graeber learn the different sounds

From left, Gayla Bradberry, Mary Fuqua and Rita Graeber learn the different sounds associated with notes during a sacred harp singing session June 15 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

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Amy Letson leads other singers

Amy Letson leads other singers

Amy Letson leads other singers in a hymn during a sacred harp singing session at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

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Gayla Bradberry sings

Gayla Bradberry sings

Gayla Bradberry sings during sacred harp singing practice June 15 at St. Andrew.

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Instructor Amy Letson

Instructor Amy Letson

Instructor Amy Letson swings her arm to the beat of the music while leading singers in a song at a Sacred Harp Singing session June 15 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

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Mary Fuqua

Mary Fuqua

Mary Fuqua sings during a Sacred Harp Singing session at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Billings.

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David Ignatius: History argues for crisis conference in shattering Middle East

WASHINGTON — Let’s look at the reality on the ground in the Middle East: Iraq and Syria are effectively partitioned along sectarian lines; Lebanon and Yemen are close to fracturing; Turkey, Egypt and Saudi Arabia survive intact, but as increasingly authoritarian states.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Supreme court misses chance on religious freedom

WASHINGTON — To understand why religious freedom matters, put yourself in the position of someone who is part of a minority faith tradition in a town or nation that overwhelmingly adheres to a different creed. Then judge public practices by how they would affect the hypothetical you.

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Retired pastor brings religious studies to UW

Retired pastor brings religious studies to UW

LARAMIE, Wyo. — As a young, single woman in graduate school, Sally Palmer was attacked by a man asking for directions while on her daily run.

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Guest opinion: Why do we need National Day of Prayer?

Congress has proclaimed that the first Thursday in May — May 1, this year — is set aside as a National Day of Prayer. There will be a National Prayer Breakfast and similar state celebrations conspicuously attended by elected officials, politicians and sectarian persons.

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Feds urge judge not to block birth-control rule

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal government lawyers are opposing a request from Catholic organizations in Wyoming for a court order to block the birth control coverage requirement in the federal health care overhaul.

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E.J. Dionne Jr: Francis introduces anti-imperial papacy

WASHINGTON — Religion makes a lot of mistakes.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: How Arizona's anti-gay bill would have hurt religion

WASHINGTON — Social and religious conservatives should have been the first to oppose the Arizona Legislature’s effort to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds.

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Montana, Wyoming among states with highest concentration of Mormons

SALT LAKE CITY — Mormons in the United States are heavily concentrated in the West, with Utah having by far the most members, a new Gallup survey shows.

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Millennials on being spiritual

Millennials on being spiritual

Montana State University Billings students  and staff answer questions about their faith and spirituality.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: America's hidden consensus for justice

WASHINGTON — Why are we arguing about issues that were settled decades ago? Why, for example, is it so hard to extend unemployment insurance at a time when the jobless rate nationally is still at 7 percent, and higher than that in 21 states?

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David Ignatius: Obama's relentlessly pragmatic diplomacy

ABU DHABI — This has been a year when America re-embraced diplomacy after a frustrating decade of war, displaying a relentlessly pragmatic approach that recalls the days of such deal-making former secretaries of state as Henry Kissinger and James A. Baker III.

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Santa Claus

Santa Claus

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: The heart of Francis' 'Joy of Gospel' mission

WASHINGTON — Christianity has often been used over the centuries to prop up the powerful. But from the beginning, the Christian message has been subversive of political systems, judgmental toward those at the top, and demanding of all who take it seriously.

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David Ignatius: In Egypt, hope and despair after Morsi

MENOUFIA, Egypt — A year ago, the Muslim Brotherhood’s leaders in this region of the Nile Delta seemed confident that they owned the future. But then came the military coup on June 30 that toppled President Mohammed Morsi and killed hundreds of his supporters.

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The Rev. John Pugh

The Rev. John Pugh

Pugh

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