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Pope Francis Kicks Off Yearlong Jubilee Of Mercy

This is only the 30th jubilee since the Catholic Church began the celebration in the year 1300.
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Icelanders Opposed To Government Support Of Religion Form Their Own Religion

Zuists get together now and then to read ancient Sumerian poetry but make no secret of their broader goals.
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How Donald Trump's Muslim Comments Are Playing In Muslim Countries

One of the reactions from people in Muslim-majority countries such as Indonesia and Turkey: "[Donald Trump] claims to 'make America great again' by going racist in a country of immigrants?!"
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Homeland Security Secretary Delivers President's Message To Virginia Mosque

In a Sunday address, President Obama called for the Muslim community to be watchful of their own in the wake of the San Bernardino shootings. On Monday Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson brought that message to Northern Virginia.

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Head Of Muslim Group Reacts To Trump's Comments

Steve Inskeep talks to Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the LA chapter of the civil right organization, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, about Donald Trump's comments about Muslims.
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Some Muslim Americans Irritated By Obama's Call For Them To 'Root Out' Extremism

Muslim Americans feel unfairly maligned, singled out and asked to do more than others when it comes to terrorism.
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Deepening Anti-Islamic Mood In Texas Rivals Post-Sept. 11 Climate

After Paris and San Bernardino, reports of Islamophobia and attacks on mosques are on the rise, especially in the Dallas-Forth Worth area. One Muslim activist calls 2015 "a banner year for hatred."
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London Subway Stabbing Sparks Support For Muslim Community

A man accused of a stabbing a stranger in a possible terror attack has appeared in court in London. The attack on the city's subway system has sparked a campaign of support for Muslims in the United Kingdom.
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The Latest On The San Bernardino Shooting Investigation

The FBI calls the San Bernardino shooting an act of terrorism. Diane and guests discuss the latest on the investigation, as well as fears that mass shootings are the new normal in America.

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Thousands Of Icelanders Flock To A New Faith

Icelanders are flocking to a recently founded religion which is promising them a rebate on their religious taxes.

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