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The Mother Mosque of America was built in 1934, making it the oldest standing mosque in the country. Now a historic landmark, these days it serves primarily as a cultural center and museum. Claudine Ebeid/NPR hide caption

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In Iowa, Campaign Season Finds Muslims Caught In A Harsh Spotlight

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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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The World Changers group brainstorms on what to do to clarify their message of Islam. Paola Marizán/WNIN hide caption

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American Muslims Tackle Terrorism With Teens' Best Tool: The Internet

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani opens a book he gave to Pope Francis as a gift at the Vatican on Tuesday. Rouhani is the first Iranian leader to meet with the pope since 1999. With sanctions against Iran falling away, Rouhani also announced business agreements with Italy as part of his visit to Europe. Andrew Medichini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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David Cameron's Call For Muslim Women To Learn English Sparks Outrage

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In this photo from Nov. 7, 2008, a U.S. Army chaplain leads soldiers on a tour of St. Elijah's Monastery on Forward Operating Base Marez on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The monastery was apparently destroyed by ISIS in 2014. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Rescue workers help Russian Orthodox believers marking Epiphany by swimming late Monday in a pond in Pushkin, outside St. Petersburg. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim

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2 FLDS Towns Set To Face Religious Discrimination Trial

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Trump Gets Mixed Response From Conservative Liberty University

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Brother William Valle of the Institute of the Incarnate Word in Chillum, Md., loads potatoes onto his cart at the Capitol Area Food Bank, in Washington, D.C. A new government initiative seeks to engage faith-based groups on food waste — for instance, by using their existing relationships with food banks to redirect excess food to the hungry. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Matthew Secich's wife, Crystal, behind the sausage counter at the deli they opened in Unity, Maine. Jennifer Mitchell/MPBN hide caption

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Chef Trades Toque For Amish Beard, Opens Off-The-Grid Deli In Maine

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Inside The Nationwide Tour To Support 'Godly Leaders'

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Gurdeep Shergill and his wife, Sonia, co-host a program on KBIF-AM for the 35,000 Sikh-Americans who live in Fresno. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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Sikhs In Fresno Worried After Recent Attacks

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