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Religious Groups, Businesses Review Supreme Court's Headscarf Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violated the nation's ban on religious discrimination when it refused to hire a Muslim teenager who wore a headscarf known as a hijab.
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Supreme Court Rules For Woman Denied Abercrombie & Fitch Job Over Headscarf

Samantha Elauf had applied for the sales job in Tulsa, Okla., and was recommended for hire by an interviewer. But Abercrombie has a "look policy" that bars the wearing of caps by its salespeople.
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Not Your Mother's Catholic Frescoes: Radiant Portraits Of Queer People Of Color

Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
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'Journey To Jihad' Tells Story Of Belgian Teenager Who Joined Islamic State

NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Ben Taub, author of the New Yorker article, "Journey to Jihad," about a teen who converted to Islam, was radicalized, and later joined the self-declared Islamic State.
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Md. Episcopal Diocese Chooses Replacement For Defrocked Bishop

Chilton Knudsen replaces the former bishop who is accused of killing a bicyclist while driving drunk. Renee Montagne talks to Knudsen, who has made addiction counseling a key part of her ministry.

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Examining Catholicism's Controversial Liberation Theology

The legacy of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was beatified on Saturday, is tied to Liberation Theology. Renee Montagne talks to John Allen of the Boston Globe about the movement.
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Huge Crowd In El Salvador For Beatifcation Of Slain Archbishop

The ceremony for Oscar Romero — who was gunned down during mass in the capital, San Salvador, in 1980 — is the last step before being declared a saint by the Vatican.
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El Salvador Arch Bishop Moves Closer To Sainthood

One of Latin America's most celebrated religious figures moves one step closer to sainthood Saturday. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Carrie Kahn about the beatification of Oscar Romero.
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What Archbishop Romero's Beatification Means For El Salvador Today

Saturday's ceremony ends a long fight for recognition of the staunch defender of the poor, who was assassinated in 1980. But some say the violence-wracked country is no better now than it was then.
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A Wedding And A Challenge: Lebanese Couples Fight For Civil Marriage

No one ever said marriage was easy, but in Lebanon, it's even harder: The country has 15 sets of matrimonial laws for 18 different religions and sects. Activists want the right to civil marriages.

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