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Russian Theater Director Fired for Offending Christians
The New York Times—30 March, 2015

At Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Remembers Germanwings Crash Victims
National Public Radio—30 March, 2015

Beef Ban in India Reaches Into Cages of Lions and Tigers
The New York Times—30 March, 2015

Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Bill Sparks Firestorm Of Controversy
National Public Radio—30 March, 2015

"Free BYU" campaign gains momentum as Mormon university's accreditation nears
Religion News Service—30 March, 2015

California court rules that Sun Worshipping Atheism is not a religion and requires no accommodation
Raw Story—30 March, 2015

Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past
National Public Radio—30 March, 2015

Contested Legacy of Dr. Ben, a Father of African Studies
The New York Times—30 March, 2015

Jim and Jill Kelly
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—30 March, 2015

Who Is My Neighbor?
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—30 March, 2015

Rabbi Yossi Lipsker explains meaning of Passover (Video)
The Boston Globe—30 March, 2015

Doctors fight for their right to refuse care over religious beliefs
CBC Radio—27 March, 2015

HBO's 'Going Clear' leaves future of Scientology unclear
Religion News Service—27 March, 2015

Deep In The Heart Of Texas, Muslim Music Blossoms
National Public Radio—27 March, 2015

The Passover seder, designed by and for women
Religion News Service—27 March, 2015

Gamer convention could leave Indiana over religious freedom bill
Religion News Service—27 March, 2015

Pennsylvania township nixes proposed Islamic cemetery, appeal likely
Religion News Service—27 March, 2015

Cow Mad in India (Op-Ed)
The New York Times—27 March, 2015

To be Buddhist monks at Harvard
Harvard Gazette—24 March, 2015

Atheist group faces questions over how donations were raised — and spent
Religion News Service—24 March, 2015

In Italy, Plans for an Easter Blessing Yield a Lawsuit for a Public School
The New York Times—24 March, 2015

British ponder charitable tax relief status of controversial Exclusive Brethren schools
Religion News Service—24 March, 2015

Thousands Join Brooklyn Father Mourning 7 With ‘Faces of Angels’
The New York Times—23 March, 2015

Deadly Fire in Brooklyn Renews Concerns Over a Weekly Ritual
The New York Times—23 March, 2015

From Minneapolis to ISIS: An American’s Path to Jihad
The New York Times—23 March, 2015

Woman Breaks Through Chains of Forced Marriage, and Helps Others Do the Same
The New York Times—23 March, 2015

Average Mohamed
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—23 March, 2015

‘Lincoln and the Jews’ Explores Bonds With a Nation’s Growing Minority
The New York Times—23 March, 2015

Baha'i Nineteen-Day Fast
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekley—23 March, 2015

A Look Inside the Gilbert Temple
AZ Central—23 March, 2015

Netanyahu Tactics Anger Many U.S. Jews, Deepening a Divide
The New York Times—23 March, 2015

‘Heaven’s Bankers,’ by Harris Irfan
The New York Times—23 March, 2015

The Pope's Team (Video)
ESPN—23 March, 2015

Muslim Teachers May Wear Head Scarves, German Court Rules
The New York Times—20 March, 2015

Kosher Supermarket Attacked in Paris to Reopen
The New York Times—20 March, 2015

Lesbian Rabbi Is to Become President of Reform Group
The New York Times—20 March, 2015

Debate over gays in St. Patrick’s parades roils Irish on big day
Religion News Service—20 March, 2015

Ferguson turmoil draws U.S. evangelist’s Rapid Response Team
Worldwide Religion News/Reuters—20 March, 2015

University of Michigan creates world’s first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism
The Buddhist Channel/Lion's Roar—20 March, 2015

Jews Slam Idaho Lawmaker for Hindu 'False Faith' Claim
Hindu Currents/The Jewish Daily Forward—20 March, 2015

Dr. Singh ~ A Coal Scientist and a Pride of Indian Community
Sikhnet—20 March, 2015

Sikh Youth Community Thriving in Denmark
Sikhnet—20 March, 2015

Zaytuna College recognized as first accredited Muslim college in the US
Religion News Service—20 March, 2015

Justice Ginsburg writes a feminist opinion for Passover
Religion News Service—20 March, 2015

Cleveland Mass Mob begins a second season of flash-crowding churches
The Cleveland Plain Dealer—20 March, 2015

Suit Defends Freedom of Religion in Flushing
The Epoch Times—17 March, 2015

Muslim teachers can wear headscarves in German schools, court says
Religion News Service—13 March, 2015

Israeli ultra-Orthodox women target the job market
Haaretz—13 March, 2015

Kenya's Catholic Church to fight hunger by farming its vast land reserves
Religion News Service—13 March, 2015

Van Gogh’s Pastoral Days
The New York Times—13 March, 2015