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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:50:00 -0400Hamtramck, Mich., used to be mostly Polish. Now, the population has changed, with a growing population of Muslims, coming mostly from Yemen and Bangladesh.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400Bruce Feiler speaks about his new book, "The First Love Story," and how the story of Adam and Eve is still important to relationships between men and women today.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400The state attorney general has raised constitutional questions about a public school's move to establish a room to accommodate all students and their religions. The debate has embroiled the community.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400To end his marriage, a Muslim man in India only needs to say 'talaq,' meaning divorce. A growing movement wants to change this practice.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:31:00 -0400Some Islamic institutions in the U.S. were founded by brotherhood members or sympathizers. Community leaders say ties with the Islamist movement were cut long ago; conservatives suspect otherwise.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:19:00 -0400The German capital is experiencing growing Jewish immigration, despite a rise in anti-Semitism. Organizers of the city's first Jewish food festival are hoping it can help foster unity and pride.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:01:00 -0400While much of the focus has been on deportations of Latinx, other groups have been under increased scrutiny.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:53:00 -0400Kate Hennessy drew from family letters, diaries and memories in writing Dorothy Day, a biography of her late grandmother. Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement and is now a candidate for sainthood.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:49:00 -0400The man in his late teens is the "primary suspect" in the case, according to authorities. Scores of bomb threats were phoned in to Jewish community centers across the U.S. over the past few months.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:01:00 -0400Celebrating this ancient festival was banned under the Taliban. For refugees and immigrants in America, the holiday and the feasts that accompany it are an important cultural link to Afghanistan.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:05:00 -0400Jesus' tomb has been freshened up in time for Easter. "This monument today is free," said Antonia Moropoulou, who led the Greek team that handled the renovations.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:01:00 -0400Bishop Paul Tighe, the Adjunct Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture, was a member of the Vatican's inaugural panel at the Austin fest. He discusses the Catholic Church's social media role.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:12:26 -0400More Americans are no longer affiliated with a religious institution. Peter Beinart of The Atlantic tells NPR's Scott Simon how that rise in secularism contributed to the rise of Donald Trump.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0400The wearing of the red honors the patron saint of Sicily. But the real celebrating centers around extravagant altars filled with traditional food, religious symbols and tributes to loved ones.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:15:00 -0400Judges in Maryland, Hawaii struck blows against a new attempt to bar residents of six mostly-Muslim nations from entering the U.S. A judge in Washington state won't extend a suspension to the new ban.