Category Archives: Clergy and Religous Violence

Attack on Synagogue in Jerusalem

Two Palestinian militants attacked a synagogue in an ultra-orthodox neighborhood of West Jerusalem Tuesday, disrupting the congregation during worship and firing at prayer leaders. According to The New York Times, “two Palestinians armed with a gun, knives and axes burst … Continue reading

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Transitions in the Catholic Church in Chicago

The Catholic Church is witnessing sweeping changes worldwide, and some of these tranformations are becoming apparent in Chicago. The New York Times reports: “In Pope Francis’ most significant move yet to reshape the leadership of the Roman Catholic Church in … Continue reading

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Bereiter Presentation Today at the Newberry Library

Greg Bereiter, “Clerical Combatants: Clergy and Armed Conflict During the French Wars of Religion” Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4 pm Towner Fellows’ Lounge, Newberry Library Greg Bereiter (Ph.D. candidate in History at Northern Illinois University) is presenting at the Newberry Library Colloquium. … Continue reading

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Bereiter Presentation Tomorrow at the Newberry Library

Greg Bereiter, “Clerical Combatants: Clergy and Armed Conflict During the French Wars of Religion” Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4 pm Towner Fellows’ Lounge, Newberry Library Greg Bereiter (Ph.D. candidate in History at Northern Illinois University) is presenting at the Newberry Library Colloquium. … Continue reading

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Bereiter Presentation on Clerical Combatants

Greg Bereiter, “Clerical Combatants: Clergy and Armed Conflict During the French Wars of Religion” Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4 pm Towner Fellows’ Lounge, Newberry Library Greg Bereiter (Ph.D. candidate in History at Northern Illinois University) is presenting at the Newberry Library Colloquium. … Continue reading

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