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Samantha Hendrickson

Samantha Hendrickson is an author at Religion News Service.

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Somali Americans, many who fled war, now seek elected office

By Samantha Hendrickson and David Sharp — October 20, 2022
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Across the country, 11 Somali Americans are running for legislative seats in Maine, Minnesota, Ohio and Washington state.

Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

By David Sharp — September 23, 2022
(RNS) — Academics confirmed the parchment was from The Beauvais Missal, used in the Beauvais Cathedral in France, and dated to the late 13th century.

Religious schools shun state funding despite Maine victory

By David Sharp — August 30, 2022
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Only one of the Maine religious high schools that stood to benefit from the most recent Supreme Court ruling on state tuition reimbursements has signed up to participate this fall.

Millions skipped church during pandemic. Will they return?

By David Sharp — June 30, 2021
WALDOBORO, Maine (AP) — As the pandemic recedes in the United States and in-person services resume, worries of a deepening slide in attendance are universal.
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