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In his resignation letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Rev. Patrick Conroy noted that he was stepping down "as you have requested" and has since made it clear that he had no interest in leaving Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Ryan's Dismissal Of House Chaplain Sparks Outrage And Suspicion

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Caring For Migrants Is As Important As Opposing Abortion, Pope Says

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Feb. 13, 2018. Pompeo, President Trump's pick to lead the State Department, has portrayed the fight against terrorism as an epic holy war. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's National Security And State Department Picks Alarm American Muslims

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Christian Colleges That Oppose LGBT Rights Worried About Losing Funding

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Billy Graham's Funeral Celebrated Evangelist's Life And The Reach Of His Ministry

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Billy Graham's Son Franklin To Deliver The Main Eulogy At His Father's Funeral

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Young worshippers at Erez Baptist Church in Duncanville, Texas, gather for a midweek music service. The congregation, less than a year old, consists almost entirely of Hispanic immigrants and their children. Tom Gjelten/NPR hide caption

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Some Christian Leaders Say Deportations Would Jeopardize Their Churches

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The History Of The Family Unification Immigration Policy In The U.S.

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Tennessee pastor Andy Savage confessed before his congregation to what he called "a sexual incident" in 1998 with a 17-year-old girl, Jules Woodson. Highpoint Church/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Amid #MeToo, Evangelicals Grapple With Misconduct In Their Own Churches

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Immigrants arrive at Ellis Island in Upper New York Bay around 1900. In 1924, the U.S. would restrict immigration based on national origin. Forty years after that, it eliminated those restrictions. Buyenlarge/Getty Images hide caption

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A History Of When The U.S. Chose Immigrants By Their Country Of Origin

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Report Shows It's Increasingly Dangerous To Be A Christian In Many Countries

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What Does Chain Migration Mean? We Get An Explanation

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