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Controversy Erupts Over Sex-Segregated Brooklyn Bus

New York City officials have told a bus company that carries passengers in a largely Hasidic Jewish section of Brooklyn that it must stop requiring female passengers to sit in the back. The issue has raised concerns about boundaries between religious and civil rights.
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Evangelical Christians Form Parallel Structure

Some Evangelical Christians see a public assault on their beliefs with the rise of gay marriage, the increasing legitimacy of abortion, and the debate on climate change. They are forming a "parallel culture" in response, a practice fellow Evangelical Karl Giberson calls "dangerous."
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U.S. Hispanics Choose Churches Outside Catholicism

As their numbers grow in the U.S., Latinos are not only changing where and how they worship; they're also beginning to affect the larger Christian faith.
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Doomsday Redux: Prophet Says World Will End Friday

Mark your calendars: The world is ending Oct. 21. So says Harold Camping, the doomsday prophet who had said Judgment Day would come May 21. Camping had a stroke a few days after his prophecy failed, his organization is tottering and many followers have fallen away. But some still believe.
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Jewish Holiday Celebrated By Occupying Wall Street

The Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot has begun, and some are melding the observance with the various Occupy Wall Street protests throughout the country. Ari Daniel Shapiro spent some time with observers in Boston and has this report.

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