NGC 3597, seen in this Hubble Space Telescope image, is the product of a collision between two good-sized galaxies, and is slowly evolving to become a giant elliptical galaxy. ESA/NASA hide caption

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Brother William Valle of the Institute of the Incarnate Word in Chillum, Md., loads potatoes onto his cart at the Capitol Area Food Bank, in Washington, D.C. A new government initiative seeks to engage faith-based groups on food waste — for instance, by using their existing relationships with food banks to redirect excess food to the hungry. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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In America's Heartland, Building One Home For Three Faiths

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Oprah Hopes Her Midas Touch Gilds Her OWN Series, 'Belief'

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An Army Chaplain, First Tested By War, Finds His Faith Renewed

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As Social Issues Drive Young From Church, Leaders Try To Keep Them

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