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Religious groups gather in Cancun to pray for climate deal listen

12/01/10 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Over 100 religious followers gathered in Cancun yesterday evening to pray for a strong deal deal on reducing global carbon emissions in Cancun.

Although much smaller than the 5,000 parishioners that were expected the gathering in Plaza del Reforma Square was still somewhat unprecedented for the city of Cancun, uniting Catholics, Protestants and Jews for an interfaith prayer vigil on climate change. Pastor Rudolpho Udepayha was one of the organizers of the event.

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Atheists Call For An End To Official Prayers At Tampa City Council Meetings

02/17/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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For several weeks now the atheists of Florida have been calling on the Tampa City Council to abolish its practice of government-sponsored prayer at the start of each council meeting. The group says "that government should be strictly neutral, neither advocating nor discouraging any religious expressions."

We're joined now by three members of the group-- which will again press the issue at tomorrow's Tampa City Council meeting. They are:

John Kieffer, President Rob Curry, Executive Di...

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