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Nuns: We'll Talk to Vatican But Won't Compromise

The largest group representing American nuns said today that they are willing to hold talks with Church leadership, but would not compromise their mission. The Leadership Conference of Women Religious has been criticized by the Vatican for straying from Church orthodoxy on all-male priests, abortion and homosexuality. Adam Allington of St. Louis Public Radio shares the latest with Melissa Block.
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Publisher Pulls Controversial Thomas Jefferson Book, Citing Loss Of Confidence

Christian book company Thomas Nelson Publishers is ending its publishing and distribution of evangelical David Barton's controversial book, The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed about Thomas Jefferson. The publisher says it has lost confidence in the book's details.
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Blurry Glasses Are A Solution To An Age-Old Conflict

Conservative men from many religions demand that women dress modestly so the men can avoid feeling tempted. Some ultra-Orthodox Jewish men in Israel are selling special glasses that blur men's vision so they can't see women clearly.
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Candlelight Vigil Held In D.C. For Victims Of Wisconsin Shooting

Members of the Sikh faith and other supporters turned out in number in front of the White House on Wednesday night to remember the victims of the tragic shooting in Wisconsin on Sunday.

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Cue The Tape: How David Barton Sees The World

David Barton is not a historian. But his version of American history is wildly popular with churches, schools and the GOP. Watch video examples of Barton's messages and see how they compare with the Constitution, historical text and the Bible.
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The Most Influential Evangelist You've Never Heard Of

Texas evangelist David Barton is not a historian, but his Christian-nation view of American history is wildly popular with conservative churches, universities and the GOP. His supporters call him a hero; his detractors say he's a danger.

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