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Ben Wideman (left) is the campus minister for University Mennonite Church in State College, Pa., and Marv Friesen is the church's pastor. Emily Reddy/WPSU hide caption

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For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers

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Cardinals follow a news conference to present Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si," or "Praise Be," at the Vatican on Thursday. The far-reaching papal letter addressed climate change and the poor. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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A Tea Party supporter rings a bell in protest of the health care law in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, as Obamacare supporters shout behind her. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Samantha Elauf outside the Supreme Court after the court in February 2015. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Justices: Retailer Can't Refuse To Hire Someone Because She Wears Hijab

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Rather than only focusing on religious prayer, campus rabbis are embracing other cultural foundations, like traditional Passover Seder food and ethical values, to connect Jewish students to their roots. Alexander Smolianitski/Flickr hide caption

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Rabbis Diversify To Connect To Students; Just Don't Bring Up Israel

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Jon Rogers is hugged by his wife, Maryellen, following services at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Scituate, Mass., in June 2014. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Boston Archdiocese, Catholic Parishioners Battle Over Church Eviction

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Thai Buddhist monks pray and gather at Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple to participate in Makha Bucha Day ceremonies on March 4. Ninety-four percent of Thais who participated in the survey said they considered themselves religious. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Rev. Robert H. Schuller, pastor of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif., speaks at the church in 1996. Schuller, who hosted the top-rated Hour of Power telecast for decades, died Thursday at age 88. Michael Tweed/AP hide caption

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Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation on Saturday. Doug McSchooler/AP hide caption

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