Who is Pope Francis?


Pope Francis is visiting the United States this week and thousands of faithful are traveling to glimpse the man described as a “breath of fresh air” for the Catholic Church.
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Could Buddhist values help China curb pollution?


In China, religious and environmental values are converging to address the pollution problems that affect millions of lives. Continue reading

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Medicine and spirituality combine to treat mental illness in India


With over one billion people and only 5,000 psychiatrists in India, there is a huge gap in mental health treatment. Continue reading

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American Muslims React to Obama’s Speech


The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer talked with a group of American Muslims at their mosque in Maryland to get their reactions to President Obama’s Thursday…read more

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“Chrislam” Combines Christian and Muslim Beliefs


In Nigeria, where half of the population is Muslim and the other half is Christian, the so-called “Chrislam” church is blurring the lines between the…read more

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