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Ecuador Is The First Stop On Pope Francis' South America Trip
National Public Radio— 6 July, 2015

Israeli Cabinet Rejects Measure to Ease Jewish Conversions
The New York Times— 5 July, 2015

Boyd K. Packer, Advocate of Conservative Mormonism, Dies at 90
The New York Times— 5 July, 2015

In A Time Of Grief And Recovery, A Sunday Sermon Foretold
National Public Radio— 5 July, 2015

National Cathedral’s Repair Work: Finials, Finance and Faith
The New York Times— 5 July, 2015

Does Japan’s Conservative Shinto Religion Support Gay Marriage?
Foreign Policy— 5 July, 2015

Survivor of ’05 London Subway Attack Is on Antiterror Mission
The New York Times— 5 July, 2015

In Philadelphia's Fishtown, A Fierce Debate Over The Fate Of A Polish Church
National Public Radio— 5 July, 2015

2 Nuns, a Developer and Katy Perry Walk Into a Real Estate Deal
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

An Immigrant’s Story, Discovered in Discarded Papers
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

Iceland's Pirate Party Wins Repeal Of Blasphemy Law
National Public Radio— 3 July, 2015

Mennonites and Episcopalians Say No, for Now, to Israel Divestment
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

Religious Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly— 3 July, 2015

Sean Scully Fills a Spanish Monastery With Bursts of Color
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly — 3 July, 2015

Ethics of Gene Editing
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly— 3 July, 2015

Afghanistan Said to Overturn Death Sentences in Woman’s Lynching
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

Scott Walker’s Hard Right Turn in Iowa May Hurt Him Elsewhere
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

Episcopalians Change Laws on Rites for Gay Couples
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

Ex-Nazi on Trial in Germany Admits Complicity
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

A Problem of 'Religion,' and Polling, in China
The New York Times— 3 July, 2015

California governor signs vaccine law barring religious exemptions for most kids
Religion News Service — 3 July, 2015

Luce Foundation Awards $400k to Harvard Law for the development of SHARIAsource
Harvard Law Today— 2 July, 2015

A new generation of Muslim leaders rises to the fore in Boston
The Boston Globe — 2 July, 2015

Oklahoma Commandments Monument Is Ruled a Religious Symbol
The New York Times— 1 July, 2015

United Church of Christ Approves Divestment to Aid Palestinians
The New York Times— 1 July, 2015

Pope In U.S. Visit Will Meet With Poor, President, Politicians
National Public Radio— 1 July, 2015

Conservative Pastors Deliver Sharp Criticism Of Same-Sex Marriage :
National Public Radio— 1 July, 2015

At Ramadan, an online petition for female Quran reciters
Religion News Service— 1 July, 2015

United Church of Christ to boycott Washington Redskins
Religion News Service— 1 July, 2015

6 Black Churches In 5 Southern States Burn, Investigators Probe
National Public Radio—29 June, 2015

With Same-Sex Decision, Evangelical Churches Address New Reality
The New York Times—29 June, 2015

French Assailant Texted Beheading Photo to Canadian Number
The New York Times—29 June, 2015

For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers
National Public Radio—29 June, 2015

Climate Marchers Gather to Show Rousing Support for Pope
The New York Times—29 June, 2015

Episcopal Church elects Michael Curry first black presiding bishop
Religion News Service—29 June, 2015

Mass Funeral Held in Kuwait for 27 Killed in Bombing
The New York Times—29 June, 2015

‘He’s Jesus Christ’
The New York Times—29 June, 2015

National Cathedral Should Not Be Stained With Confederate Flag, Dean Says
National Public Radio—27 June, 2015

Couples Personalizing Role of Religion in Wedding Ceremonies
The New York Times—27 June, 2015

Conservative Lawmakers and Faith Groups Seek Exemptions After Same-Sex Ruling
The New York Times—27 June, 2015

Health Care and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Rulings
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—27 June, 2015

Death Toll From Karachi, Pakistan, Heat Wave Tops 800
The New York Times—27 June, 2015

Former Mormons
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—27 June, 2015

Obama Delivers Eulogy At Funeral For Slain Charleston Pastor
National Public Radio—27 June, 2015

Healing Moral Wounds of War
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly—27 June, 2015

A Showdown Looms At South Korea's Gay Pride Parade
National Public Radio—27 June, 2015

Fatal DUI case prompts Episcopal soul-searching about alcohol
The Salt Lake Tribune—27 June, 2015

Indian Beef Workers Fight to Bring Back the Bull Market
The New York Times—27 June, 2015

Philadelphia Faces Challenges Ahead Of Pope Francis' Visit
National Public Radio—27 June, 2015