2010 In Review: The Year for Muslims In The U.S.

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Faith Leaders: How To Handle Hardship Over Holidays

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The production begins with 200 people in the stands, and then in come Mary and Joseph. Above, a shepherd stands with a llama. Courtesy of George Barnett hide caption

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Shepherds, Wise Men, Animals: Were They All There?

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Sister Joan of Arc (second from left) forsook law school but not basketball. Now in her second year at the convent, she regularly plays ball with the sisters. From left: Sister Cecelia Rose Pham, Sister Joan of Arc, Sister Victoria Marie Liederbach, Sister Mara Rose McDonnell and Sister Paula Marie Koffi. Sister Mary Justin Malton hide caption

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For These Young Nuns, Habits Are The New Radical

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This King James Bible was a gift to Sydney Barnes, a Cornish migrant to South Australia, from his brother Arthur, upon Barnes' marriage to Elizabeth Thornton. Migration Museum Of South Australia/Flickr hide caption

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How The King James Bible 'Begat' English Idioms

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Thousands of children demonstrate against homosexuality in Uganda's capital, Kampala, in January. A bill being considered by the Ugandan Parliament would increase penalties for homosexual conduct and criminalize many related activities. Stephen Wandera/AP hide caption

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Anti-Gay Atmosphere Permeates Uganda

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Boars' Heads And Even More Ancient Holiday Fun

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New Film Explores Challenges Faced By Religious Leaders

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Activists of the Pakistani fundamentalist party Jamiat Talaba Islam protest last month in Karachi, carrying signs decrying blasphemers and chanting slogans against Asia Bibi, a Christian mother sentenced to death for blasphemy. Politicians and conservative clerics are at odds over whether President Asif Ali Zardari should pardon Asia Bibi, sentenced to hang for defaming the Prophet Muhammad. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Christian's Death Verdict Spurs Holy Row In Pakistan

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A Holy Tree Cast Down By Vandals

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The billboard sponsored by American Atheists near the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel in North Bergen, N.J. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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'War On Christmas' Spreads To Lincoln Tunnel

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Black Churches Strive For One Agenda At National Conference

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Chaplains Worry About Careers If 'Don't Ask' Is Lifted

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