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In LA, Women Build A Mosque Where They Can Call To Prayer

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The Vatican Bank is "essentially an offshore bank in the middle of a foreign country," says Gerald Posner. Above is an aerial view of St. Peter's basilica in Vatican City. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Laundering To Profiteering, A Multitude Of Sins At The Vatican Bank

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Mormon LGBT Announcement Met With Cheers, Skepticism

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Editor Picks Religions For The First Norton Anthology of World Religions

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Advocates Examine Mormon Church's Stance On LGBT Rights

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A postcard of Junipero Serra from around 1915. Pope Francis recently announced that he will canonize Serra when he travels to the U.S. this fall. Lake County Museum/Corbis hide caption

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Journalist Documents Anti-Semitism In A Swedish City

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Father Najeeb Michaeel shows off one of the many Christian manuscripts he saved from Iraq's Christian libraries. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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Piece By Piece, Monks Scramble To Preserve Iraq's Christian History

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American Millennial Missionary In Guinea Isn't Scared Off By Ebola

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A Memoir Of A Family's Diaspora, And A Mother's Depression

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A mentally disabled Yazidi man is carried to a bus that will bring him to the Kurdish city of Dohuk, after being released by Islamic militants, in Alton Kupri, outside Kirkuk, Iraq, on Sunday. Bram Janssen/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis waves to the crowd as he arrives at Quirino Grandstand to celebrate his final Papal Mass in Manila, Philippines, on Sunday. In his homily, Francis warned about the Philippine government's "insidious" family planning program. Ron Soliman/AP hide caption

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