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A peek into the lives of Puerto Rican Muslims and what Ramadan means post...

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This May, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., was to showcase the work of two famous artists: one of painter Chuck Close...
Why does Congress have a chaplain

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House speaker Paul Ryan has reinstated Father Patrick Conroy as chaplain of the House of Representatives. Conroy, who resigned last week, later rescinded his resignation, daring the speaker...
Anti-war protests 50 years ago helped mold the modern Christian right

Anti-war protests 50 years ago helped mold the modern Christian right

In May of 1968, a high-profile trial began in Boston that dramatically illustrated a larger phenomenon fueling the rise of conservative Christianity in the...
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