Tom Gjelten Tom Gjelten covers issues of religion, faith, and belief for NPR News.

Radovan Karadzic sits in the courtroom in the Hague during the reading of his verdict at The International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia on Thursday. Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Two Decades After The War, A Genocide Conviction For Radovan Karadzic

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President Obama arrives at the podium to address the Cuban people at the National Theater in Havana on Tuesday. He said the two countries should let go of the past and benefit from better relations in the future. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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An evangelical Christian pilgrim from the U.S. waves during a parade in Jerusalem last October in an annual show of support for Israel. Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Evangelicals Key To Republican Support For Israel

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State Department Declares ISIS Attacks On Christians Constitute Genocide

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Sheikh Hassan Lachheb conducts the Portrait of a Prophet course in Lanham, Md. The course is based on the stories of the Hadith, personal recollections of the Prophet Muhammad put down in writing about two centuries after his death. Courtesy of CelebrateMercy hide caption

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Fighting Extremism With Knowledge: Learning The Lessons Of Muhammad

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A group of young Muslim friends in Washington, D.C., meets occasionally to support each other in their work and discuss the struggles their community faces. Brandon Chew/NPR hide caption

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This Is Our Islam: To Be Young, Devout And Muslim In America Today

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia addresses a gathering in McLean, Va., in 2006. Scalia was a devout Roman Catholic, but said, "The only article in faith that plays any part in my judging is the commandment 'Thou Shalt Not Lie.' " Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Scalia Expressed His Faith With The Same Fervor As His Court Opinions

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Pope Francis Meets Head Of Russian Orthodox Church In Havana

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Pope Francis will meet Patriarch Kirill in Cuba, in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that has divided the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches. Andrew Medichini and Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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Will Cuba Meeting Of Pope And Patriarch Help Heal A 1,000-Year Rift?

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American Muslim Women Explain Why They Do — Or Don't — Cover

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Religious leaders from more than 100 predominantly Muslim countries attended a summit in Marrakech to counter the extremist ideology that fuels groups like ISIS. Martijn Booister/Flickr hide caption

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Muslim Leaders Vow To Protect Rights Of Religious Minorities

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Anglican Communion Temporarily Suspends U.S. Episcopal Church

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Division Over Social Issues Threatens Global Split Among Anglican Churches

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As Christians Flee, Governments Pressured To Declare ISIS Guilty Of Genocide

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