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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400Pope Francis travels to Egypt this week in an effort to strengthen ties with Islam. He also will meet with Egypt's Coptic Christian community, which has been targeted in deadly attacks.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:38:00 -0400The pontiff's message seemed to be directed at the audience in the room. "The more powerful you are," he said, "the more responsible you are to act humbly. If you don't, your power will ruin you."
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:01:00 -0400After three years of training and a battle with USA Boxing over its uniform policy, Amaiya Zafar will fight in her first competitive bout on Saturday. She says she fell in love with the sport at 13.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:21:00 -0400President Trump said he "will always stand with the Jewish people." His administration has been criticized for its reaction to recent anti-Semitic attacks, among other controversies.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400Former NPR Code Switch Editor Tasneem Raja writes about her experience on female genital mutilation in the United States within her sect of Islam, the Dawoodi Bohras.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:01:00 -0400Activist ties that go back to the Civil Rights Movement are being strained by divergent viewpoints on the movement for black lives and Israel's position on Palestine.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:08:00 -0400Russia has banned Jehovah's Witnesses as an extremist group, in a sign of the Russian Orthodox Church's political influence. Steve Inskeep speaks with Washington Post reporter Andrew Roth in Moscow.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:01:00 -0400Karma, man.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:11:00 -0400The country's Supreme Court has ruled that the sect must cease operations and the state will take over its assets. The sect has been subject to arrests, property seizure and bans on its literature.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:54:00 -0400Young Muslims find a middle ground for fostering romantic relationships between what is permissible and what is forbidden.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0400The Al Fatih Academy in Virginia is one of about 270 Islamic schools in the U.S. The staff aim to give their students a well-rounded education and promote civic awareness.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:30:00 -0400A request for Missouri state funds to resurface its playground landed before the Supreme Court Wednesday because that preschool is part of a church ministry.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:06:00 -0400For about 20 years starting in 1990, Brio magazine was the evangelical answer to Seventeen. Focus on the Family is bringing it back, saying it sees a renewed need among teens for alternative voices.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 17:38:54 -0400Easter is one of the few times the 3-year-old war in Eastern Ukraine takes a hiatus. The overnight curfew lifted on Saturday so residents could pray and play all night into Easter Sunday.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 17:38:54 -0400Mary Magdalene has been characterized as a prostitute for hundreds of years — which has no basis in the Biblical text. Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak explains why the myth has persisted.