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England debates full-face veils in courtrooms

CANTERBURY, England — A senior judge, leading members of Parliament and human rights activists are calling for an urgent debate … Continued

Queen approves same-sex marriage bill in England, Wales

CANTERBURY, England — England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after … Continued

The return of pharaoh? The ‘power grab’ by Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi

AP In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohamed Morsi, center right, waves to … Continued

Ahmadi Muslim leader pushes plight in Congress

WASHINGTON — The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is persecuted around the world, but it has plenty of friends on Capitol Hill. … Continued

Is Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng pro-life?

NEW YORK — When blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng made a daring escape from house arrest this spring and found … Continued

Budget talks, and perhaps politics, threaten U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Is it possible Congress may shut down the government body created to promote international religious freedom – a pet issue … Continued

Internet access as human right?

A poster placed on a lamp post calls for the return of the internet after it was shut down by … Continued

What Obama should say in next speech to Muslim world

By Tad Stahnke Address to the Muslim Word, the Sequel. That’s the way the White House touted President Obama’s speech … Continued

What would you do about Gaza?

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

Côte d’Ivoire in Crisis

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall A cycle of disappointment has taken hold in the Côte d’Ivoire. Month after month … Continued