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Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald is one of the Catholic Church's top experts on Islam. He has served the Vatican in places such as Tunisia, Uganda and Egypt, and now is promoting interfaith understanding by teaching Jesuit students in Cleveland about the Quran. /Rob Wetzler hide caption

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Learning About The Quran ... From A Catholic Archbishop

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Vatican Hosts Climate Change Conference Ahead Of Papal Encyclical

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Inna Brayer (center) with students, Alex Volynsky (left) and Simone Lempert (right) at her dance studio in Brooklyn, New York. Alexandra Starr hide caption

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Why Russian-American Jews Are Ballroom Dance Leaders

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'Pope And Mussolini' Tells The 'Secret History' Of Fascism And The Church

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Native Hawaiians dance in honor of Mauna Kea at the base of Pu'u Huluhulu on the Big Island. Molly Solomon/NPR hide caption

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Construction Of Giant Telescope In Hawaii Draws Natives' Ire

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Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia presents the Holy Shroud during a preview for the news media at the Cathedral of Turin, Italy, on Saturday. The shroud — believed by many to be the burial cloth of Christ — will go on display for the first time in five years. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis talks with a delegation of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious during an audience in the pontiff's studio at the Vatican on Thursday. The Vatican announced the unexpected conclusion of a controversial overhaul of the main umbrella group of U.S. nuns. L'Osservatore Romano/AP hide caption

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Vatican Ends Battle With U.S. Nuns

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Jewish worshippers gather at a makeshift synagogue established by the Jewish Agency for Israel for Ethiopian Jews in Gondar, Ethiopia, in 2012. Jenny Vaughan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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They Speak Hebrew And Keep Kosher: The Left-Behind Ethiopian Jews

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Pope Francis talks with a delegation of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious during an audience in the pontiff's studio at the Vatican on Thursday. The Vatican announced the unexpected conclusion of a controversial overhaul of the main umbrella group of U.S. nuns. L'Osservatore Romano/AP hide caption

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Thai Buddhist monks pray and gather at Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple to participate in Makha Bucha Day ceremonies on March 4. Ninety-four percent of Thais who participated in the survey said they considered themselves religious. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis (left) is greeted by the head of Armenia's Orthodox Church, Karekin II, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The two met during an Armenian-Rite Mass. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Armenian 'Genocide' Remarks By Pope Francis Spark Row With Turkey

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