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Pope Francis Commemorates 500th Anniversary Of Protestant Reformation

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"It's easier to sort of face the hard things in your life when you're not alone," says hospice chaplain Kerry Egan. "That's a big part of what a chaplain does, is she stays with you." Ann Summa/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospice Chaplain Reflects On Life, Death And The 'Strength Of The Human Soul'

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The South Asian holiday of Diwali is often called the festival of lights. Author Parth Shah sometimes thinks of it as Christmas with fireworks. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Diwali Dilemma: My Complicated Relationship With The Swastika

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Pope Francis speaks to Lutheran pilgrims at the Vatican on Oct. 13. The pope is traveling to Lund, Sweden — where the Lutheran World Federation was founded 70 years ago — on Monday to take part in the yearlong commemoration of the Protestant Reformation, launched by Martin Luther in 1517. AP hide caption

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The Pope Commemorates The Reformation That Split Western Christianity

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A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat. Ashley Mackenzie for NPR hide caption

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Muslim 'Twoness': Fearful Of Some, Feared By Others

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Ratnaram Diwala, 70, colors traditional earthern oil lamps at Kumbharwada. She's part of the potters colony — some 500 families — living inside the Dhavari slum area in central Mumbai. Sebastian D'Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump, shown speaking at a March rally in Salt Lake City, ended up losing the GOP caucus there — badly. Now, there's a real chance he could lose in November in the deep-red state. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Pastor Max Lucado Worries About Lasting Consequences Of 2016 Campaign

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Dan Meyer stands in front of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Boone, N.C., this past Sunday. Courtesy of Dan Meyer hide caption

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For This Christian N.C. Man, Candidates' 'Morality Issues' Give Pause

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The spires of the historic Salt Lake Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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This Election Might Actually Put Utah, Solidly Republican For 48 Years, In Play

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