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Billy Graham Walked A Line, And Regretted Crossing Over It, When It Came To Politics
The evangelical preacher sought to be seen as above the partisan political fray. But in his actions and associations, Graham often proved how difficult such an attitude can be to achieve or sustain.
Feb 24 12:00PM NPR-Religion

The Rev. Billy Graham's Casket Will 'Lie In Honor' At The Capitol
It is a rare distinction bestowed on only a handful of civilians. For two days Americans will be welcome to pay their respects to the beloved Evangelical pastor. He will be buried in North Carolina.
Feb 23 12:06AM NPR-Religion

Why There Will Likely Never Be Another Pastor Like Billy Graham
The pastor to presidents that's how Billy Graham was known. He earned that role because he earned their trust, and there will likely never be another like him.
Feb 21 9:16PM NPR-Religion

Famous Evangelist, 'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99
Billy Graham, the most famous American evangelist of the 20th century, has died. He preached during a time when the U.S.
Feb 21 9:16PM NPR-Religion

Evangelical Leader Remembers Billy Graham's Life And Legacy
Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Russell Moore, head of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, remembers the legendary evangelist.
Feb 21 4:31PM NPR-Religion

America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99
One of the most influential religious figures of the 20th century, he radically changed the face of born-again Christianity from fundamentalism to a more embracing evangelicalism.
Feb 21 1:40PM NPR-Religion

Kentucky Democrat Wins Special Election To Reclaim Seat After Lawmaker's Suicide
Linda Belcher reclaimed the seat she lost to Dan Johnson in 2016 amid a wave of pro-Trump voter sentiment in Kentucky. Johnson killed himself in December amid allegations of sexual assault.
Feb 21 11:58AM NPR-Religion

Manuscripts' Encourages Readers To Approach The Bible Like A Novel
The Bible's famous verse and chapter structure is relatively recent and surprisingly unpopular. And a new version out now aims to make it more approachable by structuring it like any other book.
Feb 18 3:00PM NPR-Religion

You've Hijacked My Heart': Valentines That Fight Islamophobia With Humor
Activist-artist Tanzila Ahmed's snarky cards challenge stereotypes about Muslim-Americans. "With humor, you're able to sneak into people's consciousness and get them to think differently," she says.
Feb 14 6:27PM NPR-Religion

On Streets Of New York, The Penitent Pause For A Portrait
Photographer Greg Miller has been documenting Ash Wednesday for two decades. Now those strangers he stopped on the street are part of his upcoming book, Unto Dust.
Feb 14 4:31PM NPR-Religion

Some Christian Leaders Say Deportations Would Jeopardize Their Churches
The increased dependence on immigrants to fill U.S. church pews means that Christian leaders have a big stake in the current debate over immigration policy.
Feb 13 9:24PM NPR-Religion

Semla Man': The Pastry-Eating Superhero Sweden Needs On Fat Tuesday
The Swedes are fiercely devoted to almond paste- and whipped cream-filled semla. (One king died after gorging on them.) And the day before Lent is game time for feasting before the fast.
Feb 13 2:27PM NPR-Religion

Public Officials In Town With Polygamous Sect Resign After Elections
One man's resignation letter said it is against his faith to follow a woman or to work with "apostates." A woman had been elected mayor and church members had lost city council seats.
Feb 12 10:57PM NPR-Religion

Pro Trump And Pro DACA: An Evangelical Minister Shares His Views
The deadline for Congress to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, is March 5. NPR's Michel Martin speaks to Rev. Johnnie Moore, a Trump advisor who is pro DACA.
Feb 11 9:55PM NPR-Religion

At Prayer Breakfast, Trump Says Faith Central To American Life
The president spoke at the 66th annual National Prayer Breakfast, largely sticking to his script a year after using the event to talk about TV ratings.
Feb 8 4:59PM NPR-Religion

Building A Latino-Muslim Coalition With #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque
It's just what it sounds like. Food trucks show up at mosques to hand out free halal tacos after religious services. The goal: to foster unity between two communities facing increasing discrimination.
Feb 8 4:47PM NPR-Religion

All The Rage Of Aquarius: How Astrology Hangs On
Why does everyone keep talking about Mercury retrograde?
Feb 8 4:18PM NPR-Religion

Australian Prime Minister To Issue National Apology For Child Sexual Abuse
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would make a national apology to victims of institutional child sexual abuse. A recent report heard thousands of stories of abuse spanning decades.
Feb 8 10:28AM NPR-Religion

Polish President Signs Bill Giving Jail Time For Implicating Poland In The Holocaust
The measure would make it illegal to accuse Poland of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany. First, the controversial legislation will go to constitutional tribunal for review.
Feb 6 10:41PM NPR-Religion