When New Zealand-born country singer Keith Urban announced he would be jumping ships from The Voice Australia to American Idol, host Darren McMullen was sceptical about finding a suitable replacement. However, when it was announced that Latin singing sensation Ricky Martin would be joining fellow coaches Seal, Joel Madden and Delta Goodrem on the show, McMullen was livin’ la vida loca
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Lohan’s rehab programme revealed
Lindsay Lohan must adhere to a strict rehab programme during her stay at the Betty Ford Center, new documents reveal. The 26-year-old actress has started court-ordered treatment at the facility in Rancho Mirage, California to fulfill the terms of her plea deal in connection to a 2012 car crash in which she was charged with reckless driving and lying to police.
Meet the Pippa of Thatcher’s funeral
Fifty Shades of musical
Shuffle under some Star of David stained glass windows and a rack of prayer shawls in a corner of the off-Broadway Actors Temple Theatre for this high-volume command at the start of its latest show: “Strap in! Strap on! And if it vibrates, put it between your legs!” There may not be enough exclamation points – or groans, depending on your fan status – for Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey (Unauthorised) Musical Parody, one of a few stage spoofs to take on the naughty books in song, and the first to hit New York.
Why Was Christ Crucified?
Faith and Healing: A Forum
Joseph, the Father of Jesus
Can Hollywood Afford to Make Films China Doesn’t Like?
The World of Islam
“We Muslims are one family even though we live under different governments and in various regions.” Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of Iran’s revolution “The real force of Islam is the feeling that you belong to a brotherhood with the obligation to serve that brotherhood and thereby serve God.” Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Minister of Petroleum “Islam judges, Islam protects, Islam urges resistance when there is injustice.” Anwar Gamall, Egyptian university student Those are only a few of the voices of Islam, as powerful and compelling today as the muezzin’s ancient call of the faithful to prayer. The voices speak Russian and Chinese, Persian and French, Berber and Malay, Turkish and Urdu—and Arabic, of course, the mother tongue of the Prophet Muhammad and language of Islam’s holy book, the Koran
Change We Can (Almost) Believe In
It’s blistering hot, and I’m walking a stone labyrinth, wending toward a central clearing lined with crystals and chanting to angels. This is the Angel Valley Retreat outside Sedona, Ariz., and the New Age minister who runs it has instructed me to walk this maze while repeating the words “my higher self is guiding me.” Only then will I feel the power of the land beneath me, the red-walled mountain behind me and the angels above me