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Trump, Pence Attend Prayer Service Featuring Muslim, Buddhist & Sikh Invocations, Liberty Univ. Praise

Trump, Pence Attend Prayer Service Featuring Muslim, Buddhist & Sikh Invocations, Liberty Univ. Praise

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence attended the traditional National Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, which featured representatives from various religions, including Islam, Sikhism and Buddhism. The gathering featured a variety of music and speakers, with prayers in the name of […]

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Sikh boy forced to attend different school over turban ban

Sikh boy forced to attend different school over turban ban

As is custom for men practising Sikhism, each morning, little Sidhak Singh Arora’s parents tuck his uncut hair beneath his patka, the youth version of a turban. His father, Sagardeep Singh Arora, told SBS it’s part of his identity. “You have to keep your hair covered all the time.” […]

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Sikh charity on the streets of Ilford helping to feed those most in need

Sikh charity on the streets of Ilford helping to feed those most in need

Young members of the Sikh Empowerment Voluntary Association’ Volunteers opened their hearts to the homeless on Tuesday night as they handed out new shoes alongside their weekly free meal. Sikh Empowerment Voluntary Association’s (SEVA) Jagdeep Singh Sohal was among those in Ilford, handing out 80 pairs of new shoes […]

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Sikh boy forced to attend different school over turban ban

Sikh boy forced to attend different school over turban ban

As is custom for men practising Sikhism, each morning, little Sidhak Singh Arora’s parents tuck his uncut hair beneath his patka, the youth version of a turban. His father, Sagardeep Singh Arora, told SBS it’s part of his identity. “You have to keep your hair covered all the time.” […]

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Nikki Haley’s Sikh heritage will help her protect minority religions

Nikki Haley’s Sikh heritage will help her protect minority religions

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks during a memorial ceremony marking the first anniversary of the shootings at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17, 2016. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Randall Hill (RNS) Republican South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will be a rare woman on Donald Trump’s Cabinet-level […]

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