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  1. Push To Name Muslim Brotherhood A Terrorist Group Worries U.S. Offshoots
    Some Islamic institutions in the U.S. were founded by brotherhood members or sympathizers. Community leaders say ties with the Islamist movement were cut long ago; conservatives suspect otherwise.
  2. A Food Festival Celebrates The Rebirth Of Jewish Life In Berlin
    The German capital is experiencing growing Jewish immigration, despite a rise in anti-Semitism. Organizers of the city's first Jewish food festival are hoping it can help foster unity and pride.
  3. This Week In Race: ICE Sends Chills Across U.S., Kaepernick, Others, Write Big Checks
    While much of the focus has been on deportations of Latinx, other groups have been under increased scrutiny.
  4. An 'Intimate Portrait' Of Dorothy Day, The Catholic Activist With A Bohemian Past
    Kate Hennessy drew from family letters, diaries and memories in writing Dorothy Day, a biography of her late grandmother. Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement and is now a candidate for sainthood.
  5. Israel Arrests Man Suspected In Wave Of Bomb Threats Against Jewish Centers
    The man in his late teens is the "primary suspect" in the case, according to authorities. Scores of bomb threats were phoned in to Jewish community centers across the U.S. over the past few months.
  6. For Afghan Immigrants, Nowruz Celebrations Of Spring Are A Taste Of Home
    Celebrating this ancient festival was banned under the Taliban. For refugees and immigrants in America, the holiday and the feasts that accompany it are an important cultural link to Afghanistan.
  7. Tomb Of Jesus Is Restored In Jerusalem
    Jesus' tomb has been freshened up in time for Easter. "This monument today is free," said Antonia Moropoulou, who led the Greek team that handled the renovations.
  8. The Vatican Sends Its Social Media Guru To SXSW Festival
    Bishop Paul Tighe, the Adjunct Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture, was a member of the Vatican's inaugural panel at the Austin fest. He discusses the Catholic Church's social media role.
  9. The Rise Of Secularism And The Alt-Right
    More Americans are no longer affiliated with a religious institution. Peter Beinart of The Atlantic tells NPR's Scott Simon how that rise in secularism contributed to the rise of Donald Trump.
  10. Move Over, St. Patrick: St. Joseph's Feast Is When Italians Parade
    The wearing of the red honors the patron saint of Sicily. But the real celebrating centers around extravagant altars filled with traditional food, religious symbols and tributes to loved ones.
  11. The New Rulings Against Trump's Travel Ban: What Was Blocked And Why
    Judges in Maryland, Hawaii struck blows against a new attempt to bar residents of six mostly-Muslim nations from entering the U.S. A judge in Washington state won't extend a suspension to the new ban.
  12. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Has A New Adversary — The Church
    The profanity-prone president and his country's Catholic Church are at loggerheads, mostly over Duterte's war on drugs, which has killed more than 7,500 people in less than a year.
  13. Religious Communities Continue The Long Tradition Of Offering Sanctuary
    As a response to immigration enforcement, religious communities are preparing to shelter people at risk of deportation. They're drawing on the ancient tradition of offering sanctuary for refugees.
  14. Employers' Hijab Ban Isn't 'Direct Discrimination,' European Court Says
    When she was hired in 2003, a receptionist didn't wear a hijab to work. Her attempts to wear one three years later resulted in her being fired.
  15. Matzo Makeover: Can The Bread Of Affliction Become A Snack Addiction?
    A pair of longtime pals are trying to cheer up the flavorless Passover staple by creating an artisanal matzo that (hopefully) jumps right into the market aisle with all of the other cool crackers.
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