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Pope Francis is greeted by President Obama after arriving outside Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Complicated History Of Popes And U.S. Presidents

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Lutheran Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber says that all are welcome at her Denver church, The House for All Sinners and Saints. Courtney Perry hide caption

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Lutheran Minister Preaches A Gospel Of Love To Junkies, Drag Queens And Outsiders

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Edgar Orea, right, preaches to a group of same sex marriage supporters that gathered outside the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., on Thursday. Supporters of jailed County Clerk Kim Davis plan a prayer rally to call for her release. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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"I try to lead an examined life," says Anne Neuberger, the NSA's chief risk officer. "I try to lead a life where I'm asking myself that question: Have I earned the gift of existence, in some way?" All her grandparents were Holocaust survivors. Courtesy of National Security Agency hide caption

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At The NSA, A Rising Star's Commitment To Faith — And Public Service

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A student attends a course on religion at a middle school in Metz, in eastern France, on June 5. French schools teach basics, like the history of religion, but discourage any displays of religious identity. Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Secular French Schools, One Group Wants To Talk Religion

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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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