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DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Andrea Hernandez picks out intricate arpeggios as a member of La Banda Revelation, which performs at Iglesia Hispana Emanuel, a Presbyterian church.
(RNS) An Israeli flag next to the rabbi’s podium, a synagogue-wide Israel Independence Day celebration, a prayer for the state of Israel during services—for many, these are innocuous if not positive parts of American Jewish congregational life.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (RNS) A young Muslim woman has been elected as the head of the student arm of J Street, a liberal pro-Israel organization.
(RNS) Americans are gung-ho for Pope Francis’ U.S. visit—if they know he’s coming.
They really, really like him, too, particularly Catholics—even if they’re sometimes confused about what he believes.
BOGOTA, Colombia (RNS) When Azahy Ali Triana de la Pena began transitioning from man to woman in 2012, one of her fears was how, or even if, she would be accepted in the Roman Catholic Church.
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