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Pope Francis waves in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican. The pope heads to Turkey on Friday, a country with few Catholics, but he plans to reach out to Muslims and to the Orthodox Church. Tony Gentile/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In A Land Of Few Christians, Pope Will Reach Out To Muslims In Turkey

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Kids (and Grandpa) can inject the humor needed to make a Thanksgiving memorable. H. Armstrong Roberts/Retrofile/Getty Images hide caption

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Gravy And Gallstones: Your Memorable Thanksgiving Grace Moments

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Ferguson Clergy Call For Peace From The Pulpit

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Members of the Church of England's Synod react after a vote to formalize the approval of consecrating women as bishops in central London Monday. The Church of England's governing body on Monday adopted a historic measure allowing women to become bishops. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian men shout slogans next to Israeli police as they await permission to enter what Jews call the Temple Mount and Muslims call the Nobel Sanctuary, on Nov. 5, in Jerusalem, Israel. On Friday, Israel dropped age restrictions on men attending Friday prayers, a move aimed at lowering tensions around access to the contested shrine. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images hide caption

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At A Tense Jerusalem Holy Site, Palestinians Stand Watch

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published an essay on its website last month, acknowledging its founder practiced polygamy. George Frey /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mormon Church Publishes Essay On Founder Joseph Smith's Polygamy

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"We're built with a strong bias to differentiate the world between us and them" — Paul Bloom courtesy of TED hide caption

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Why Do We Create Stereotypes?

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"This is my art. I strive for authenticity, even if it comes in a shape that we might not usually expect" — Hetain Patel James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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How Can First Impressions Mislead Us?

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"Stand-up comedy is really like therapy ... by finding the funny in it, it helps you cope" — Maz Jobrani James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Can Comedy Break Stereotypes?

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The gilded Dome of the Rock is part of the most important Muslim holy site in Jerusalem, while the Western Wall, in the midground on the right, is the holiest place for Jewish prayer. The photo was taken following a rare snowstorm in Jerusalem in December 2013. Dusan Vranic/AP hide caption

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The Jewish Divide Over Jerusalem's Most Sensitive Holy Site

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Chicago Archdiocese Documents Detail Decades Of Sex Abuse

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Charlotte's College Of Faith Lacks A Campus But Not A Football Team

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