Workers set up a giant photo of the late Pope John Paul II at St. Peter's Square on April 27 at the Vatican. John Paul II will be honored May 1 at a beatification ceremony. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Dalai Lama gives a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, on March 15. Ashwini Bhatia/AP hide caption

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Faith-based groups that share health-care expenses struggle with the question of how much of the burden to share. Stan Rohrer/ hide caption

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St. Peter's Square at the Vatican was resplendent for Pope Benedict's Easter message. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Christian landlord Ayman Dimitry, shown with his 5-year-old daughter, Juliena, says his ear was cut off by men who accused him of renting an apartment to Muslim prostitutes. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Noorain Khan committed to wearing the hijab when she was 8. She took it off when she was 20. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Gilberto Morales Pedraza, 20, as Jesus Christ, leads the disciples through the streets of the Mexico City neighborhood of Ixtapalapa. This is the 168th year that residents of this neighborhood have re-enacted Christ's final days in Jerusalem, his crucifixion and his resurrection. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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A man prays after receiving ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at Pro-Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Newark, N.J., March 9. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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