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Jewish And Muslim Communities Pursue An Interfaith Partnership In Fairfax County

We'll visit a synagogue where Jews and Muslims are sharing much more than just space.
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Standards For Child Migrants Could Force Detention Centers To Close

The Obama administration has detained thousands of immigrant women and children, but that could soon change. A court case is challenging whether it is ever legal to hold children for long periods.
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Survey Shows Number Of Christians In U.S. Is Declining

A Pew survey shows the share of Christians in the U.S. is declining, and the number of adults who don't identify with organized religion is growing.
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Christians In U.S. On Decline As Number Of 'Nones' Grows, Survey Finds

The Pew Research Center survey found the number of Americans who describe themselves as Christian dropped almost 8 percentage points over a seven-year period.
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Sheep Ranchers Count On American Muslims To Keep Lamb On Menu

Today, the average American eats about a half pound of lamb per year. Now lamb producers are setting their sights on Muslim consumers. But first they'll have to learn how to market to them.
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Raul Castro Says Pope Inspiring Him To Return To Church

The Cuban leader, who went to Jesuit schools as a child, says he might "resume praying and turn to the Church again" if Francis "continues in this vein."
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The Three Magi Brought Together At National Gallery

Paintings of the three biblical Magi by Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens are reunited at the National Gallery of Art for the first time in more than 130 years.
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What Is A 'Good Muslim' Anyway? A Podcast Disrupts The Narrative

With their podcast #GoodMuslimBadMuslim, hosts Zahra Noorbakhsh and Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed want to shake up labels. Ahmed says, "We're taking the good and we're sort of re-imagining it for ourselves."
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#NPRReads: Gambling In The Bible Belt

Also in this week's #NPRReads, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's elementary school teacher recalls the Boston bomber, a profile of Ohio's governor, Judaism in South Dakota and putting a face on the refugee crisis.
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'Haqqathon' Takes Anti-ISIS Fight To Cyberspace

In Arabic, haqq is the word for truth. Muslim software designers gathered recently for a "haqqathon" to develop social media products that can compete with violent extremists online.

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