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

In A Try For Transparency, Mormon Church Releases Historical Documents

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Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Raises Questions Of Religious Rights, Tax Status

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"I try to lead an examined life," says Anne Neuberger, the NSA's chief risk officer. "I try to lead a life where I'm asking myself that question: Have I earned the gift of existence, in some way?" All her grandparents were Holocaust survivors. Courtesy of National Security Agency hide caption

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At The NSA, A Rising Star's Commitment To Faith — And Public Service

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"Somebody's values are going to reign supreme," said David Lane, who has organized political training sessions for evangelical pastors. "We want people with our values to be elected to office and to represent our interests there." Brandon Thibodeaux/Getty Images hide caption

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Pastors Eye A Move From God's House To The Statehouse

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Evangelical Pastors Gather To Learn Another Calling: Politics

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Conservative Pastors Deliver Sharp Criticism Of Same-Sex Marriage

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Pope Creates Tribunal To Investigate Bishops Accused Of Hiding Sex Abuse

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Army Cpl. Simranpreet Lamba (center) stands in formation with fellow soldiers before taking the oath of citizenship, prior to his graduation from basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., in 2010. He was the first enlisted soldier to be granted a religious accommodation as a Sikh since 1984. Brett Flashnick/AP hide caption

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Why Are Only Three Observant Sikh Men Serving In The U.S. Military?

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Survey Shows Number Of Christians In U.S. Is Declining

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Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald is one of the Catholic Church's top experts on Islam. He has served the Vatican in places such as Tunisia, Uganda and Egypt, and now is promoting interfaith understanding by teaching Jesuit students in Cleveland about the Quran. /Rob Wetzler hide caption

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Learning About The Quran ... From A Catholic Archbishop

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Christians Debate Sinfulness Of Servicing Same-Sex Weddings

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Muslims Will Outnumber Christians This Century, Pew Says

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The HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief airs Sunday — over the vigorous objection of Scientology officials. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

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Pope Francis Very Popular Among Both U.S. Catholics, Non-Catholics

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Boys in Uppsala, Sweden, read supportive messages placed at the entrance of a mosque following an attack in January. A new Pew study finds that religious intolerance is a global problem, with Muslims facing more hostility from individuals, and Christians from governments. Targeting of Jews, the study found, has gotten worse over in recent years. Anders Wiklund/AP hide caption

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Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

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