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Pre-Lent 'Pancake Tuesday' Celebrated At National Cathedral

On Fat Tuesday, the National Cathedral played host to a pancake race — a tradition that developed in the build-up towards Lent.

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Roadside Service: Drive-In Church Brings God To Your Car

Around the country, some parishes are embracing social media or scheduling services around sporting events to draw worshipers. In Florida, one church offers congregants a drive-in altar by the sea.
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Pope Francis Lets A Vulgarity Slip During Vatican Address

It was a simple slip of the tongue, they say. But when the pope accidentally utters a vulgar word in a public speech, people notice.
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Creation Museum: Bill Nye Debate Sparked Funding 'Miracle'

Ken Ham, the museum's founder, says a $73-million Noah's Ark theme park was saved from bankruptcy thanks in part to the media attention generated by the face off.
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'Invisible' Same-Sex Couples Push For Civil Unions In Greece

The LGBT community says Greece is a macho country where being gay means being anti-Greek. Greece currently holds the EU presidency, and activists are using that to spotlight their struggle.
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Rep. Keith Ellison Wonders Why 'People Care' About His Muslim Faith

Rep. Keith Ellison didn't expect all the controversy he caused after becoming the first Muslim elected to Congress. He talks about his faith journey in his new book My Country 'Tis of Thee.
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Uganda Punishing Gays: 'Sodomy Is Not A Human Right' Says Evangelical Leader

Lawmakers in Uganda have passed an anti-gay law that imposes harsh punishments for homosexual acts. Critics say some American evangelists are to blame. Evangelical leader Scott Lively responds.
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Benedict Dismisses Renewed Rumors About Why He Left The Papacy

It's been one year since Pope Benedict XVI stepped down. Now, he has publicly called speculation that he might not have resigned willingly "simply absurd."
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Ardent Atheists Spread Their Reverence For Disbelief

Amid the religious evangelists in San Diego's Balboa Park, there's a table with a banner that reads, "Relax, Hell Does Not Exist." These atheists are looking for converts.
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Do Religious Freedom Bills Discriminate Against LGBT?

Business owners could be able to deny services to LGBT people if an Arizona bill is signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer.

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