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Catholic Abuse Case Going To Jury In Philadelphia

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Historian Tom Holland has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Virgil for BBC Radio. His other history books include Rubicon, Persian Fire and The Forge of Christendom. Sadie Holland / hide caption

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'Shadow': New Light On Islamic History

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Butler's Arrest Latest Embarrassment For Vatican

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The State Of The Church

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Monsignor William Lynn leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia in March. When he finally took to the stand after two months of testimony, the prosecutor called him a liar over and over. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Just Doing His Job Is Catholic Official's Defense

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'Ripped Reverend' Finds Joy In Bodybuilding

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Tom Perrotta is the author of several novels, including Election and Little Children. Mark Ostow/Courtesy Tom Perrotta hide caption

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Examining 'The Leftovers,' After The Rapture

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Pa. Monsignor On Trial For Covering Up Sex Abuse

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From 'Tell Me More': Josef Miles and his mom

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Muslims (in the foreground) face a group of Christians during a bloody clash in Ambon, the provincial capital of Indonesia's Maluku Island, on Sept. 11, 2011. The riot exposed deep fault lines between Christians and Muslims in Indonesia. Angkotasan/Getty Images hide caption

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Hard-Line Muslims Test Indonesia's Tolerance

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Nine-Year-Old Stands Up To Westboro Baptist Church

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VA Training Helps Clergy Minister To Vets

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The Apostolic Tabernacle Mass Choir performs in Oakland, Calif., in 2010. Christopher Polk/WireImage via Getty Image hide caption

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In a compromise, President Obama proposed to allow religious universities and charities offer birth control coverage through their own health insurers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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