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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro asks Farooq Kathwari and Robert Silverman why they have come together to create a new group, the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:13:00 -0500Pope Francis calls on the media to avoid disinformation and "the sickness of coprophilia," comparing a love of scandal to an abnormal fascination with feces.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500NPR's Asma Khalid reflects on a year covering politics at a moment when being Muslim was seen as a political problem for some.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:27:00 -0500A day after the Army Corps of Engineers blocked the proposed route for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the tribal leader said "nothing will happen" until the Trump administration begins.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:45:00 -0500The Army Corps of Engineers says it's denying a permit for building the oil pipeline right above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The move comes after months of protests.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:00 -0500The state, home to fewer than 1,000 Jews, will have its only full-time Rabbi soon. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Mendel Alperowitz, who will be moving there with his wife Mussie and two children.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:49:00 -0500The Smithsonian show isn't about the words of the Quran so much as the people who laboriously copied it, letter by letter. When they made a mistake, they fixed it with flourish — and sometimes gold.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:20:00 -0500And a hijab, too. She wanted to be true to her Muslim values as she competed in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:06:00 -0500"When I first heard that [the suspect] was Somali, I mean my stomach did fall," another Somali student said. "Not just because of what happened today, but because of what will happen tomorrow."
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:01:00 -0500Ginella Massa is the first person to wear a hijab, the traditional head covering worn by Muslim women, and anchor a major nightly newscast in Canada. She did it last week on Toronto's CityNews.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:50:00 -0500U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel announced his ruling after a two-day competency hearing that was closed to the public. The 22-year-old Roof is facing 33 federal hate crime charges.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:53:44 -0500A Scottish archbishop designed the app. It helps you find the closest spot to go to confession and Mass. The head of the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication called the app "imaginative."
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:13:00 -0500Utica, N.Y., reshaped its culture and economy by opening the door to refugee immigrants. People in Utica are asking what happens to their experiment after President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:18:00 -0500Many say the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance is beyond anything they've experienced before. But there are preludes in Native American history, and you don't have to look too far back to find them.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 07:36:00 -0500The Vatican has long considered abortion such a grave sin that only bishops can grant absolution. The pope changed that temporarily in 2015; now he's extended the change indefinitely.