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  1. Pope Francis Arrives In Egypt After Attacks On Christians
    Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on Friday, after the Islamic State claimed responsibility for attacks on two Coptic Christian churches this month that killed dozens of people.
  2. Why Religion Is More Durable Than We Thought In Modern Society
    It's commonly accepted that as societies become more modern, religion loses its grip. But recent research suggests it's more complicated than that.
  3. Why American Sikhs Think They Need A Publicity Campaign
    American Sikhs faced an onslaught of violence and hate crimes following the Sept. 11 attacks. In the face of renewed racist vitriol, they have devised a positive media plan.
  4. Pope Francis Visits Egypt Coptic Church After Bombings
    It's a nervous time for Christians in Egypt after suicide attacks on churches there. They look forward to a visit from Pope Francis tomorrow to boost morale.
  5. Because I Was Harmed
    An advocate against female genital mutilation/cutting explains: "I wanted to break the sense of powerlessness that persists generation after generation."
  6. Pope Francis Heads To Egypt
    Pope Francis travels to Egypt this week in an effort to strengthen ties with Islam. He also will meet with Egypt's Coptic Christian community, which has been targeted in deadly attacks.
  7. In Surprise TED Talk, Pope Francis Asks The Powerful For 'Revolution Of Tenderness'
    The pontiff's message seemed to be directed at the audience in the room. "The more powerful you are," he said, "the more responsible you are to act humbly. If you don't, your power will ruin you."
  8. Wearing A Hijab, A Young Muslim Boxer Enters The Ring
    After three years of training and a battle with USA Boxing over its uniform policy, Amaiya Zafar will fight in her first competitive bout on Saturday. She says she fell in love with the sport at 13.
  9. At Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, Trump Vows To Confront Anti-Semitism
    President Trump said he "will always stand with the Jewish people." His administration has been criticized for its reaction to recent anti-Semitic attacks, among other controversies.
  10. Writer Recalls Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation In The U.S.
    Former NPR Code Switch Editor Tasneem Raja writes about her experience on female genital mutilation in the United States within her sect of Islam, the Dawoodi Bohras.
  11. Black-Jewish Relations Intensified And Tested By Current Political Climate
    Activist ties that go back to the Civil Rights Movement are being strained by divergent viewpoints on the movement for black lives and Israel's position on Palestine.
  12. Russia Labels Jehovah's Witnesses An Extremist Group
    Russia has banned Jehovah's Witnesses as an extremist group, in a sign of the Russian Orthodox Church's political influence. Steve Inskeep speaks with Washington Post reporter Andrew Roth in Moscow.
  13. This Week In Race: Guess Who's Not Coming To The White House
    Karma, man.
  14. Top Russian Court Bans Jehovah's Witnesses, Claiming 'Extremist Activities'
    The country's Supreme Court has ruled that the sect must cease operations and the state will take over its assets. The sect has been subject to arrests, property seizure and bans on its literature.
  15. How Young Muslims Define 'Halal Dating' For Themselves
    Young Muslims find a middle ground for fostering romantic relationships between what is permissible and what is forbidden.


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