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Muslim athletes push boundaries to keep on training despite fasting during Ramadan

Apr. 05, 2024 06:25 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Approaching midnight, the hard work is just beginning for Sabir Hussein. Trains running on the elevated railway above Diesel Gym in East London’s docklands are mostly empty. Inside, a mixed martial arts session awaits. Hussein’s 10:30 p.m. agenda:...

Animal chaplains offer spiritual care for every species

Mar. 25, 2024 18:26 PM EDT

(RNS) — Sarah Bowen says she’s been doing the work of an animal chaplain since she was 6 years old. Raised in the Midwest as a Presbyterian preacher’s kid, she was often hauled to hospice facilities and funeral homes but noticed that the chipmunks and other animals crumpled by...