Parishioners partake in the Way Of The Cross procession at the Colosseum on Good Friday in Rome. A group of women Catholics recently made a pilgrimage to Rome to request that women once again be allowed to hold leadership positions in the church. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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With New Pope, Catholic Women Hope To Regain Church Leadership Roles

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The owner of a Russian market helps customers in Limassol, Cyprus. Many middle-class Russians here say their community is being unfairly depicted as a group of money-laundering oligarchs. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Seaside Cypriot Town, Russians Of Modest Means Cry Foul

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European bison, or wisents, keep a safe distance from human visitors to their enclosure on the property of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg in Germany's densely populated state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson /NPR hide caption

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German Prince Plans To Put Bison Back In The Wild

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Op-Ed: The Iraq War's Lessons For Syria

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Patent Ruling In India Could Boost Exports Of Cheap Medicine To Third World

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Nelson Mandela's Condition Seems To Be Improving

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Syrian Government Stronghold Raqqa Falls To Rebels

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Journey To Java's 'Tempeh Village': Where Soybean Cakes Are Born

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Pakistani men who worked for the Taliban attend a class at Mishal, an army-run rehabilitation center in Pakistan's Swat Valley, on July 5, 2011. This and similar centers are trying to re-educate men taken in by the Taliban, who ruled Swat before the military drove out the insurgents in 2009. Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan's Ambitious Program To Re-Educate Militants

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Television satirist Bassem Youssef waves to supporters as he enters Egypt's state prosecutors office to face accusations of insulting Islam and the country's Islamist leader in Cairo on Sunday. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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Syrian Rebels' Gains Could Be Due To Influx Of Weapons

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Pope's First Easter Mass Sends Messages Of Peace

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Pakistani Squash Player Now Free To Play Sport She Loves

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German Anti-Euro Group Has Big-Name Backers

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