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Boy Scouts Expected to End Ban on Gay Leaders
The New York Times—26 July, 2015

Proposed Muslim Cemetery Rattles North Texas Town
National Public Radio—26 July, 2015

For transgender Jews, the ritual bath is fraught with questions about inclusion
The Washington Post—26 July, 2015

Religion in Cuba
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—26 July, 2015

Women's Mosque of America
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly —26 July, 2015

Push Within Religions for Gay Marriage Gets Little Attention
The New York Times—26 July, 2015

Pharmacists can't claim religion to deny emergency contraception, appeals court rules
Religion News Service—26 July, 2015

Jimmy Carter and Jacqueline Woodson on Race, Religion and Rights
The New York Times—26 July, 2015

Evangelicals and Muslims together denounce Franklin Graham's anti-Muslim remarks
Religion News Service—26 July, 2015

The hidden ethics battle in the Planned Parenthood fetal tissue scandal
Religion News Service—26 July, 2015

"It is harder to ignore, vilify or harm those with whom we have broken bread"
Qantara.de—26 July, 2015

Muslims Raised Over $100,000 To Help Rebuild Black Churches In The South
The Huffington Post—23 July, 2015

'Close Up Baltimore' Tells Stories Of The City, One Portrait At A Time
National Public Radio—23 July, 2015

Owen Chadwick, British Scholar of Christianity, Dies at 99
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

How a Palestinian Hamlet of 340 Drew Global Attention
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

As German Church Becomes Mosque, Neighbors Start to Shed Unease
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

Buddhist Diet For A Clear Mind: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food
National Public Radio—23 July, 2015

Patricia Crone, Questioning Scholar of Islamic History, Dies at 70
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

De Blasio, Inspired by Francis, Describes an Evolving Relationship With Faith
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

Outspoken Theologian Ousted from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
Sojourners—23 July, 2015

Chattanooga Gunman Researched Islamic Martyrdom, Officials Say
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

A Find in Britain: Quran Fragments Perhaps as Old as Islam
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

Muslim Prisoners Say They Are Forced To Compromise Beliefs In Miami-Dade Prisons
The Huffington Post—23 July, 2015

Chinese Police Are Said to Seize Ashes of Tibetan Monk Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

ISIS Transforming Into Functioning State That Uses Terror as Tool
The New York Times—23 July, 2015

The surprising history of the Catholic Church’s circus priests
The Washington Post—22 July, 2015

Pope Francis Invites Climate Change-Fighting Mayors To The Vatican
The Huffington Post—21 July, 2015

Chattanooga Wears Pride Beside Its Pain After Killings
The New York Times—21 July, 2015

Nuns Intensify Fight Over Sale of Convent to Katy Perry
The New York Times—21 July, 2015

Pastor's Daughter Taps Into The 'Spicy Stuff' To Help Save Marriages
National Public Radio—21 July, 2015

Abraham Foxman to Retire After 28 Years of Fighting Anti-Semitism
The New York Times—19 July, 2015

In Argentina, an Anguished Anniversary for Jewish Center Bombing
The New York Times—18 July, 2015

King Salman of Saudi Arabia Meets With Hamas Leaders
The New York Times—18 July, 2015

Singing in a Chorus
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—18 July, 2015

A Different Islamic School
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—18 July, 2015

Eid al-Fitr
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly —18 July, 2015

Bring a Friend to Mosque
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly —18 July, 2015

Mormon Church names new head of Apostles board
Religion News Service—18 July, 2015

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Raises Questions Of Religious Rights, Tax Status
National Public Radio—18 July, 2015

Chattanooga Mosque Where Gunman Worshiped Mourns Marines
The New York Times—18 July, 2015

Chinese Cremate Body of Revered Tibetan Monk, Ignoring Pleas
The New York Times—18 July, 2015

WikiLeaks Shows a Saudi Obsession With Iran
The New York Times—18 July, 2015

Oskar Gröning, Ex-SS Soldier at Auschwitz, Gets Four-Year Sentence
The New York Times—15 July, 2015

David Aronson, Expressionist Artist, Dies at 91
The New York Times—15 July, 2015

Finding organ donors among Qatar's Muslim community
Al Jazeera—15 July, 2015

Church of England governing body approves divestment policy
The Guardian —15 July, 2015

Mixed Feelings In Macedonia As A Russian Orthodox Church Rises
Radio Free Europe—15 July, 2015

'Canada Didn't Want Them': Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sect Vows Never to Return As Abuse Allegations Linger
VICE News—15 July, 2015

Indian Stampede Kills at Least 27 at Religious Festival
The New York Times—15 July, 2015

China to try U.S. missionary despite outcry by Christian groups
Religion News Service—15 July, 2015