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Darrell Patterson, a devout Seventh Day Adventist, says he was fired after he refused to work on Saturday. Dan Weber/Courtesy General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists hide caption

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How The Fight For Religious Freedom Has Fallen Victim To The Culture Wars

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At the U.S. Capitol an invitation-only iftar, the meal that breaks the fast at sundown each day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, traditionally a time for introspection and goodwill. Hannah Allam/NPR hide caption

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress. She has been the target of criticism and censure for statements regarded as anti-Semitic. Many other prominent black Muslim leaders say her experience is familiar. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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American Muslims In Public Life Say They Face Outsize Scrutiny

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This fishing line, barely visible between Manhattan buildings, is an eruv, used by observant Jews to create a symbolic domestic perimeter for the Sabbath. William W. Ward/Creative Commons hide caption

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A Fishing Line Encircles Manhattan, Protecting Sanctity Of Sabbath

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Muslim women praying together in Istiqlal mosque, Jakarta, Indonesia. Afriadi Hikmal/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Held Evans amassed a loyal following over more than a decade of reflecting on faith issues. An Episcopalian, she was a popular and sometimes divisive figure among evangelicals. She died on Saturday. Daniel Evans via Chaffee Management hide caption

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Rachel Held Evans, Christian Writer Who Questioned Evangelical Beliefs, Dies At 37

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Members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or RSS, stand at attention and salute a saffron-orange flag at a morning shakha, or drill session, in a park in suburban Mumbai, India. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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The Powerful Group Shaping The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism In India

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Laura Hardin says after years of knowing each other, she and her husband Adam Hardin were excited to have sex. But there was some trial and error. Clare Fieseler for NPR hide caption

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When Your Wedding Night Is Your First Time

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Family members attend the burial service for Lori Kaye, who was killed in the Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting on Saturday. The parents of the man accused in the shooting have condemned the attack as shocking and evil. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Outside the Chinese Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesian protesters in 2018 demand an end to China's mass detention of Uighur Muslims. On Monday, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 20th annual report. Achmad Ibrahim/AP hide caption

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A day after his synagogue was attacked, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein held a press conference outside the Chabad of Poway Synagogue to recount what happened during the deadly attack. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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St. Patrick's Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, which has released a list of 120 clergy members "credibly accused" of child sexual abuse. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Jane Kemp and her son, Kieran, celebrate their first Hanukkah together. Leslie Edelman Kemp hide caption

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I'm Converting: One Mother's Unexpected Path To Judaism

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Satendra Das, 80, is the chief priest in waiting for the Ram temple, which has not yet been built in Ayodhya. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

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Nearly 27 Years After Hindu Mob Destroyed A Mosque, The Scars In India Remain Deep

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