Monsignor William Lynn leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia in March. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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

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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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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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