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Catholic Church To Buy Famed Crystal Cathedral

California's Crystal Cathedral, which became a beacon of Protestant televangelism as the home of the Hour of Power, is being sold for $57 million. The decision left some congregants furious and their future up in the air.
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National Cathedral Reopens For Business

The National Cathedral is now open to the public again after being closed for 10 weeks and suffering millions of dollars in damages from the August earthquake.

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First Female Episcopal Bishop Installed In D.C.

Interfaith Voices host Maureen Fiedler talks with Reverend Mariann Budde, who is being installed as the first female Episcopal bishop of Washington D.C.

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Church Chants 'Ride For Christ's Sake'

At Freedom Biker Church, Sunday service is less about singing traditional hymns and more about listening to rock 'n' roll at a biker rally. Preacher Mike Beasley founded the church in 2006, and since then, the network has grown to 12 churches. He speaks with Michel Martin about his vision.
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New Mosques Cropping Up In Chicago, Study Shows

Despite the push-back in some communities against new mosques, a new academic study shows their numbers continue to grow, especially in the Chicago area. An estimated 400,000 Muslims live there — many in wealthier suburbs — and the younger generation is learning how to play politics.
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Designer Brings Muslim Fashion To The Runway

Nailah Lymus, a 27-year-old aspiring designer and Muslim woman, had her first runway show during New York City's Fashion Week. Her clothing line, Amirah Creations, aims for modesty, but is also "transitional" in catering to both Muslims and non-Muslims.

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