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Pope Francis baptized 34 babies Sunday in an annual ceremony in the Sistine Chapel. He repeated advice from previous years: mothers should feel free to breastfeed during the service. AP hide caption

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Engraving of German religious reformer Martin Luther posting his 95 Theses on indulgences on the church door at Wittenberg, surrounded by onlookers, Germany, October 31st 1517. (Photo by Authenticated News/Archive Photos/Getty Images) Authenticated News/Getty Images hide caption

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President Donald Trump gives the commencement address for the Class of 2017 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Saturday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

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President Trump, at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, pledged to "totally destroy" a law that bars political activity by religious institutions. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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An image from the Victoria Islamic Center shows the mosque after a devastating fire last weekend. The congregation has received support and donations topping $1 million. Victoria Islamic Center hide caption

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