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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi! I am recently baptised and am looking for a non denominational church that speaks english. Only problem is- 1. Religion seems to be a taboo topic in france. 2. the people who do go to church don't understand the meaning of nondenomation. It seems the options are catholic, evangelist or...
  2. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi guys, Just thought I'd offer a comical interlude to everyone and share my kafka-esque experience with the Dubai authorities. Like many expats, I like a tipple within reason, and was conscious of the need for a liquor licence. I applied for it a couple of weeks ago and today had the...
  3. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I wanted to know if two people can be married here in UAE if they are of different religion?? Say I'm Christian She's Muslim. is it legal??? do they have interfaith weddings here??? just curious..
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Watching TV last night we saw all these people in Madrid with their pets dressed up in their arms, queuing to get a priest to sprinkle them with holy water. I had no idea about this previously, but apparently yesterday was St Anthony's Day, with the Blessing of the Pets. Considerably more...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    An article on Newsbiscuit, The News Before it Happens: "Despite protests from dissidents in Catalonia, the Roman Catholic Church in Spain has voted by a large majority to retain the Inquisition, citing its cultural importance and its popularity with the people. While it has been said that...
  6. Other Asia
    Hi there! I am so excited about my 5 Gifts Asia course 5 Gifts Asia will give you the tools to change your mind, and life. Thousands of people have done just that through learning to give 5 GIFTS – an acronym for Gratitude, Intentions, Forgiveness, Tithing and Surrender. I´m Asia´s ONLY...
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I may be transferring to my employer's Dubai office in a few months. One thing I would like to understand beforehand is how "being Muslim" is defined (technically/legally), and how people commonly understand it in the UAE. I regard myself as non-Muslim but I have a Muslim-sounding name and...
  8. The Expat Forum Lounge
    Can anyone explain me what it really means to be a freemason? One of the latest politicians elected in my native country outed himself as being a freemason (which is somewhat odd because the whole part of a secret society is keeping it secret, no? - outing yourself as a member isn't exactly...
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