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January 31, 2015

A Hasidic Prayer at a Palestinian Conference

For the first time since that last cursed summer of violence, the scars on my heart stopped their screaming. I understood that now I am on my way home, back to Jerusalem, to struggle there for a true and holy change.

'I Grew Up In America And I Wasn't Allowed To Drive'

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Escaped Syrian Child Soldier: 'Don't Join ISIS'

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Behind The Walls Of Pakistan's Most Religious Madrassas

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Altar Server Scandal Is Reminder Of How Far The Catholic Church Has To Go With Women

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Thanks, But No Thanks

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Dalai Lama Agrees To Attend National Prayer Breakfast

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Why Julianne Moore Stopped Believing In God

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‘Peeping Tom' Rabbi Is Refusing To Budge From Synagogue Residence

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Daily Meditation: Give Each Other Love

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'American Sniper' Studio Denounces Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

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Avi Weiss, The Rabble-Rouser Rabbi, Takes Stock After An Activist Career

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They Are 'Post-Secular And Rejecting Evolution

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Texas Muslim Capitol Day Tainted By Anti-Islam Protesters, Lawmaker

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Bryan Fischer Reportedly Ousted By Anti-Gay Group Ahead Of GOP Israel Trip

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70 Faces Of Torah
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Forgive? Why Not!

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Daily Meditation: Warrior Bhangra

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This Is How One Spanish Town Gets Ready For Lent

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Mormon Church's New LGBT Stance Draws Mixed Response From Gay Mormons

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Jewish Groups Boycott Argentina's Holocaust Commemoration

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Pope Warns Against 'Absentee Fathers'

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Progress?

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Spain Indicts 10 Priests In Abuse Case That Drew Pope's Interest

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Indonesian Cleric Calls Selfies A Sin. Muslim Youth Respond With More Selfies.

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China Punishes Communist Officials In Tibet For Helping Dalai Lama

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San Francisco Priest Sparks Controversy By Barring Altar Girls

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Artist Uses Muslim Superhero To Battle Anti-Islam Bus Ads

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Members Of Congress Participate In Faith Orientation

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Words Of Wisdom From Some Of The World's Most Influential Women Leaders

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Being Alive Is The Best ‘Revenge'

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How Egypt Is Waging A War On Atheism

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Nicholas Kristof Still Disagrees With Bill Maher On Radical Islam

Barber Seeks To Alleviate Anti-Semitism With Invisible, Hairy Yarmulke

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How Spirituality Contributes To Inner Strengh

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France's Jewish Migrants Face Challenge Of Life In Israel

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What's The Line Between Religious Satire And Hate Speech?

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Most Southern Baptists Don't Go To A Racially Integrated Church

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Many Catholics Long For Acceptance As Vatican Revisits Divorce

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Pope To Christian Leaders: 'Overcome Proselytism And Competition'

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Famous Singing Priest Will Have An Album Out By Easter

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9 Numbers That Explain How Americans View Sikhs

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President Hollande To France's Jews: 'Your Place Is Here'

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Your Next Bible Will Be A Hologram

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Native Americans Claim Pope's Latest Saint Pick Was A 'Brutal Colonizer'

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Intimate Portraits Pay Tribute To Auschwitz Survivors

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Historic Winter Storm Is A Real Emergency For City's Homeless

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The Debate Over White Clergy's #UseMeInstead Hashtag

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Pope Francis Reportedly Meets With Transgender Man At The Vatican

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Finally!!!

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The Church Of England Consecrates Its First Female Bishop

Why Some Catholics Are Being Excluded From Boston Bombing Jury

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The Super Bowl and the Church in a Culture of Dominance (1 Corinthians 8:1-13)

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What It Really Means To Be A Godparent

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Balloons Are The New Peace Doves

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Scientology Reps Slam 'Going Clear' After Well-Received Sundance Debut

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Krista Tippett And The Art Of Conversation

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This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

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Pope Francis Wants All Annulments To Be Free

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What I Learned Growing Up With A Devout Hindu Mom And An Atheist Dad

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Vampire Novelist Anne Rice On Falling Away From Christianity (Again)

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Baptist Minister In Hot Water Over Comments On Ten Commandments

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'American Sniper' Made Some Fans 'Wanna Go Shoot Some F**king Arabs'

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George Takei: Buddhism ‘Made A Lot Of Sense For Me'

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Here Are The Least Bible-Minded Cities In The U.S.

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"This Is A Fight Between Moderates And Extremists"

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"Being An Artist Is One Of The Highest Forms Of Spirituality"

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Christian Rock Band's Co-founder Is Now An Atheist

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1 in 4 Americans Believe God Will Decide Super Bowl

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Rabbi David Rosen Reveals The Most Dangerous Thing For Religion

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'Christian Patrol' In Uk Shows How Pointless They Really Are

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