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Religious Leaders To Gather In Mattapan To Remember Menino
WBUR—31 October, 2014

In Belgium, Two Types of Bishops
First Things—31 October, 2014

Celebrating the sun during the Hindu festival Chhath Puja (Photos)
The Washington Post—31 October, 2014

Evangelicals Mobilize Voters, But GOP Candidates Less Vocally Supportive
National Public Radio—31 October, 2014

Israel to Reopen Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem
New York Times—31 October, 2014

Modern observers of ancient rites find Halloween a time of introspection
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—31 October, 2014

Does purgatory have a prayer with Protestants?
Religion News Service —31 October, 2014

Why Nigerian Health Officials Turned to a Megachu...
Christianity Today—31 October, 2014

Pope Says God Not 'A Magician, With A Magic Wand'
National Public Radio—29 October, 2014

Evangelical Christianity Is -- or Was -- So Punk Rock (Op-Ed)
On Faith—29 October, 2014

Frank Schaefer wins final reinstatement with Methodists
Religion News Service—29 October, 2014

Does More Education Lead to Less Religion?
Businessweek—29 October, 2014

Samhain 2014: Facts, Dates, Traditions And Rituals To Know (Photos)
The Huffington Post—29 October, 2014

Cuba Allows The Building Of First New Catholic Church In 55 Years
The Huffington Post—29 October, 2014

The World Of Vodou: Exhibit Brings To Life A Highly-Misunderstood Religion
The Huffington Post—26 October, 2014

Mormon Church Reveals The Truth Behind 'Magical Underwear' In New Video
Associated Press—26 October, 2014

The tale of Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist
WBEZ—26 October, 2014

Interfaith anti-casino gathering: Massachusetts policy 'is creating gambling addicts'
Masslive—26 October, 2014

China, Buddhism, and the Environment
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly—26 October, 2014

How Modern Pagans Are Reclaiming The Halloween Witch Costume As An Act Of Power
The Huffington Post—26 October, 2014

Evangelicals boost clinics to help immigrants navigate legal headaches
Religion News Service—26 October, 2014

Canada Worries as Extremism Lures More Abroad
The New York Times—26 October, 2014

Fabologie's Adi Heyman Promotes Modest Fashion
The New York Times—26 October, 2014

Now you can eat with Pope Francis ... or at least cook his favorite dishes
Religion News Service—26 October, 2014

Pakistani Hindus ask government to give Diwali holiday
BBC News—22 October, 2014

In evangelical nonprofits, women leaders lag behind peers in general market
Religion News Service—22 October, 2014

Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw to Unveil Core Exhibition
The New York Times—22 October, 2014

Italy's 'singing nun' Sister Cristina covers Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'
Religion News Service —22 October, 2014

7 lessons from the Vatican’s wild and crazy Synod on the Family
Religion News Service—21 October, 2014

Voyeur Case Spurs Rabbis to Add Post for Women
The New York Times—21 October, 2014

Celebrating Diwali, The Hindu Fall Festival Of Lights (Photos)
The Artery—21 October, 2014

Activist Dan Barker talks about freedom from religion
Iowa State Daily—21 October, 2014

Kalamazoo Police Thought My Lulav Was a Sword (Blog)
The Jewish Daily Forward—21 October, 2014

Transgender People and Churches
Religion and Ethics Newsweekly—20 October, 2014

Stepping Off the Path and Redefining Faith
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Finding healing and acceptance after same-sex love collides with religion
The Washington Post—20 October, 2014

Interview: Kecia Ali, Author Of 'The Lives Of Muhammad'
National Public Radio—20 October, 2014

Pope Francis Beatifies an Earlier Reformer, Paul VI
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Razed by Terror Attacks, a Church Will Rise Anew
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Mormon Teens Re-Enact Handcart Disaster To Bring History To Life
National Public Radio—20 October, 2014

Food Truck Pastor
Religion and Ethics Newsweekly—20 October, 2014

1984 Indian Sikh massacre is issue in California race
PBS NewsHour—20 October, 2014

As Brazilians drift away from Catholicism, Virgin Mary procession as popular as ever
Religion News Service—20 October, 2014

Interfaith Chaplains Revitalize An Old Role On College Campuses
National Public Radio—20 October, 2014

A pagan holiday? NJ school district cancels, reinstates Halloween celebrations
Religion News Service —20 October, 2014

The Beggars of Lakewood
The New York Times—20 October, 2014

Diversity and pluralism focus of Open Hillel conference
The Times of Israel—20 October, 2014

Seventh-day Adventists to decide in 2015 on women's ordination
Religion News Service—20 October, 2014

Mark Driscoll resigns from Mars Hill Church
Religion News Service —20 October, 2014

Autumn Is in the Air, but for Marketers, Christmas Has Already Begun
The New York Times—20 October, 2014