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Transgender People and Churches
Religion and Ethics Newsweekly—20 October, 2014

Stepping Off the Path and Redefining Faith
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Finding healing and acceptance after same-sex love collides with religion
The Washington Post—20 October, 2014

Interview: Kecia Ali, Author Of 'The Lives Of Muhammad'
National Public Radio—20 October, 2014

Pope Francis Beatifies an Earlier Reformer, Paul VI
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Razed by Terror Attacks, a Church Will Rise Anew
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Mormon Teens Re-Enact Handcart Disaster To Bring History To Life
National Public Radio—20 October, 2014

Food Truck Pastor
Religion and Ethics Newsweekly—20 October, 2014

1984 Indian Sikh massacre is issue in California race
PBS NewsHour—20 October, 2014

As Brazilians drift away from Catholicism, Virgin Mary procession as popular as ever
Religion News Service—20 October, 2014

Interfaith Chaplains Revitalize An Old Role On College Campuses
National Public Radio—20 October, 2014

A pagan holiday? NJ school district cancels, reinstates Halloween celebrations
Religion News Service —20 October, 2014

The Beggars of Lakewood
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Diversity and pluralism focus of Open Hillel conference
The Times of Israel—20 October, 2014

Seventh-day Adventists to decide in 2015 on women's ordination
Religion News Service—20 October, 2014

Mark Driscoll resigns from Mars Hill Church
Religion News Service —20 October, 2014

Autumn Is in the Air, but for Marketers, Christmas Has Already Begun
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Inside China's Secret Churches: How Christians Practice Their Faith Under An Atheist Government (Photos)
The Huffington Post—20 October, 2014

Criticism Of Washington D.C. 'Yoga Tax' Raises Questions About Spirituality vs. Fitness
The Huffington Post —15 October, 2014

Blocked From Pope’s Synod By Ebola, Liberia’s Bishop Tells His Nation’s Story
Time —15 October, 2014

Saudi Bank's $6 Billion IPO Ignites Religious Controversy
Business Insider—15 October, 2014

Churches Go Green by Shedding Fossil Fuel Holdings
The New York Times—15 October, 2014

Rumors of Cow Killings in India Deepen Rift Between Hindus and Muslims
The New York Times—15 October, 2014

Ebola and Us: The American Roots of Liberia’s Trauma
Religion Dispatches—15 October, 2014

'Spread hummus, not hate' campaign unites Muslims, Jews
Religion News Service—15 October, 2014

Notre Dame offers same-sex couples employee benefits, but other schools aren't there yet
The Deseret News National—15 October, 2014

German Catholics petition Schleswig-Holstein state to reinstate God in constitution
Religion News Service—15 October, 2014

When a Rabbi Comes Out to His Congregation
On Faith—15 October, 2014

The myth of religious violence (Op-Ed)
The Guardian—14 October, 2014

Declining number of U.S. nuns, even among traditional orders, charted in new study
Religion News Service—14 October, 2014

Are Evangelical Films Destined to Leave Secular Audiences Behind?
Religion Dispatches—14 October, 2014

At the Vatican, a Shift in Tone Toward Gays and Divorce
The New York Times—14 October, 2014

The Façade of Interfaith Work (Op-Ed)
On Faith—14 October, 2014

U.N. Denounces ‘Provocations’ at Holy Sites in Jerusalem
The New York Times—14 October, 2014

Yuna Has Become Poster Girl for Young ‘Hijabsters’
The New York Times—14 October, 2014

Nobel Peace Prize Creates Important Moment For Interfaith Unity
The Huffington Post—13 October, 2014

At Forlorn Urban Churches, Mass Gets Crowded in a Flash
The New York Times—13 October, 2014

A Surprising Tie That Binds Hong Kong's Protest Leaders
National Public Radio—13 October, 2014

Sukkot (Video)
Religion and Ethics Newsweekly—13 October, 2014

Bill Maher Isn’t the Only One Who Misunderstands Religion (Op-Ed)
The New York Times—13 October, 2014

In 'Season Of Mercy,' Will Vatican Rethink Communion For Divorcees?
National Public Radio—13 October, 2014

Why a Wisconsin man decided to take on the Islamic State
Religion News Service—13 October, 2014

Gonkar Gyatso Mixes Buddhist Iconography and Pop Images
The New York Times—13 October, 2014

Georgetown University appoints first Hindu priest
The Hindu—13 October, 2014

Meet the Lawyers Fighting for Religious Freedom Today Before the Supreme Court
Time Magazine—13 October, 2014

Topeka goes from 'God Hates Fags' to 'God Loves Gays'
Religion News Service—13 October, 2014

The Quasi-Religious Roots of Weezer 
On Faith—13 October, 2014

Dealt a Victory in Court, Advocates for Gay Rights Focus on a New Frontier
The New York Times—13 October, 2014

The rise and fall of the American seminary (Op-Ed)
Religion News Service—13 October, 2014

Noah's Ark Theme Park Plans To Only Hire People Who Believe Biblical Flood Actually Happened
The Huffington Post—12 October, 2014