Weight Gain, Health Issues Threaten Muslim Fasters

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An Athlete's Ramadan Dilemma: To Fast or Not?

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney places a prayer note as he visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Eye On The Jewish Vote, Romney Commits To Israel

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The cross on the steeple of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Henryville, Ind. A recent Gallup poll says only 44 percent of Americans have "great confidence" in organized religion. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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U.S. Still Religious, But Trust In Institutions Wanes

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Sister Pat Farrell is the president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the vice president of the Sisters of St. Francis in Dubuque, Iowa. LCWR hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Bishop Blair, Sister Farrell

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Leonard Blair of Toledo, Ohio is the bishop who assessed the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. You can hear Blair discuss the nuns' organization here. Courtesy Catholic Diocese of Toledo hide caption

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Bishop Explains Vatican's Criticism Of U.S. Nuns

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D.C.'s Black Churches Take Steps In AIDS Fight

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Mohammed Ahmed runs at the NCAA championships in June in Des Moines, Iowa. He's representing Canada at the Olympics and had to decide whether to fast for Ramadan this year. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Olympians' Dilemma: 'Starve My Soul' For Ramadan?

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At the Garden of Peace cemetery in Flint, Mich., Muslims are buried in accordance with traditional Islamic burial rites. Sami Yenigun/NPR hide caption

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A Muslim Cemetery Helps To Ease Funerals' Strain

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Sister Pat Farrell is the president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the vice president of the Sisters of St. Francis in Dubuque, Iowa. LCWR hide caption

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An American Nun Responds To Vatican Criticism

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Paul Morgan met his wife, Evelyn Oyuki Morgan, during his two-year Mormon mission to Mexico. Today, they belong to a Spanish-speaking Mormon congregation and speak Spanish at home with their two daughters, Isabella and Amaya. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Immigration Spurs A Rare Split Among Ariz. Mormons

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Evangelicals Fight Over Therapy To 'Cure' Gays

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Evangelicals Preach Unity On Immigration Reform

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