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Soccer ban on Sikh turbans leads to backlash

TORONTO (RNS) Quebec’s decision to ban Sikh religious headgear on the soccer field is having national repercussions.

Earlier this week, the Canadian Soccer Association suspended the Quebec Soccer Federation for instituting the ban on religious head coverings, such as turbans, keskis and patkas.

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An open letter to the angry fundamentalist at Bloomsday

While many good folks in the Spokane area attended their place of worship on Sunday morning, I joined the congregation at the Bloomsday run. In one sense, I count it as a religious event. I come from a Christian heritage, and there is that often repeated verse from Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”

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