A priest prays before a Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI at the Cuatro Vientos air base outside Madrid during World Youth Day festivities in August 2011. The Catholic Church is hoping to provide an attractive option for young job seekers in Spain, which is suffering from unprecedented unemployment. Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Spain, The Church Offers More Than Salvation

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Teresa MacBain pauses while talking about her ongoing job search. She has been out of work since leaving her position as a Methodist pastor earlier this year. Colin Hackley for NPR hide caption

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From Minister To Atheist: A Story Of Losing Faith

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The FlyRights mobile app, created by The Sikh Coalition, will be available for download on Androids and iPhones starting Monday, April 30. Courtesy of The Sikh Coalition hide caption

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Profiled By The TSA? There's An App For That

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Joel Osteen's television program is seen in more than 100 nations and reaches more than 10 million U.S. households each week. He has four No. 1 New York Times bestselling books, a top-ten weekly podcast and sells out stadium-sized worship events across the U.S. and abroad. Joel Osteen Ministries hide caption

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Pastor Joel Osteen: An Everyday Message, Magnified

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The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force are seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating the suspects responsible for a bank robbery at the Sovereign Bank, 8310 Stenton Ave., on March 20. Courtesy of Philadelphia Police hide caption

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Thieves' Cover-Ups Raise Concerns Among Muslims

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Party Of Reagan? No, Party Of Falwell, Writer Says

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Vatican Reprimand Of U.S. Nuns Divides Faithful

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Chuck Colson, speaking outside the White House in 2003, has died. The former aide to President Nixon went to prison for his role in the Watergate scandal. He later became an influential evangelical Christian. Susal Walsh/AP hide caption

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Watergate Figure, Evangelist Chuck Colson Dies At 80

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Parishioner Takes Church Case Straight To Vatican

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Vatican Criticizes Nuns' Stance On Social Issues

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Muslim community members and supporters march near 1 Police Plaza to protest the New York Police Department surveillance operations of Muslim communities, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, in New York. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Stories Put Spotlight On NYPD Surveillance Program

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Threatened Catholics Churches Saved In Cleveland

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China's Policy On Tibet 'Must Be Realistic'

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Interpreting Shariah Law Across The Centuries

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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., with his 2012 budget plan. Ryan cites his Catholic faith in justifying his proposed cuts to social safety-net programs. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Christians Debate: Was Jesus For Small Government?

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