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Muslims Will Outnumber Christians This Century, Pew Says

A Pew study released this week says that by the middle of the century there will be about 2.8 billion Muslims worldwide. Within that period, Muslims will outnumber Jews in the United States.
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Mourning The Matzo: Iconic N.Y. Factory To Leave Former Jewish Hub

It's the end of an era: After nearly a century, the Streit's matzo factory is leaving Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Passover will be its last there. Streit's plans to move to a new factory.
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Megachurch Founder, Televangelist Robert Schuller Dies At 88

The pastor who built his church from nothing in the 1960s also launched the Hour of Power broadcast a decade later. By 2010, however, the palatial Crystal Cathedral was forced into bankruptcy.
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Indiana, Arkansas Struggle With Changes To 'Religious Freedom' Laws

The states, which both passed legislation that critics say would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers, have been forced to backtrack following protests.
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World's Muslim Population Will Surpass Christians This Century, Pew Says

Islam is growing more rapidly than any other religion in the world, according to the Pew Research Center, which predicts that Islam will nearly equal Christianity by 2050 before eclipsing it.
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What's Changed Since The First Religious Liberty Law Was Passed In 1993?

When the first Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed, the vote in Congress was nearly unanimous — it was a bipartisan love fest. We examine how religious freedom laws have become so controversial.
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Southern Baptist Minister: Religious Liberty Law Permits Denial Of Some Services

Indiana's religious freedom law is the subject of national debate, and for many its wording is a problem. Steve Inskeep talks to the Rev. Tim Overton of Muncie, who is in favor of the measure.
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Madison, Wis., Council Votes To Ban Discrimination Against Atheism

In what's believed to be a first in the United States, the city's common council has amended the city's equal opportunities ordinance "to add nonreligion as a protected class."
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How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival

Kevin Kruse's book looks at how industrialists in the '30s and '40s recruited clergy to preach free enterprise. And under the Eisenhower administration, Christianity and capitalism moved center stage.

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Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we introduce our non-Jewish colleagues to the wonders of the Passover lunch. Manischewitz rules this meal.

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