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    Rami Elhanan and Mazen Faraj are members of the Parents Circle-Families Forum, a grassroots group that unites bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have lost immediate family members to the Middle East conflict. Together they promote a message of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace.

    June 26, 2009 | Comments (7)

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    Contemporary expressions of the ancient art and craft of stained glass provide a way to encounter God and an interpretation of religious faith, says Florida artist Jim Piercey.

    June 26, 2009 | Comments (10)

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    Watch Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cyrus Nowrasteh, and Steve McEveety talk about their new film, "The Stoning of Soraya M."

    June 25, 2009 | Comments (5)

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    "Foreclosure is a possibility and something we are concerned about," says Rev. Jane Galloway of Long Beach, California. "If we are unable to make our mortgage payment on time, the default process can be filed and a foreclosure proceeding could begin."

    June 19, 2009 | Comments (11)

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    St. John's University history professor John Rao, a traditionalist Roman Catholic, has made the three-day pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres Cathedral more than half a dozen times and says the experience is filled with ritual, ceremony, and spiritual fervor.

    June 19, 2009 | Comments (20)

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    Geneive Abdo, Iran analyst at the Century Foundation, says the mass demonstrations challenging Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khameni, are unprecedented. "It's believed that he more or less authorized the rigging of this election," says Abdo.

    June 19, 2009 | Comments (3)

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    Geneive Abdo, Iran analyst at the Century Foundation, talks about the religious dimensions of Iran's political crisis and the challenges it poses for the Islamic Republic’s cleric-run establishment.

    June 19, 2009 | Comments (3)

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    Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of Ohev Sholom, an Orthodox synagogue in Washington, participated in an interfaith vigil at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and his congregation's Torah study was dedicated to the memory of the museum security officer who was shot to death.

    June 12, 2009 | Comments (4)