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Indians Are Partying And Praying For Elephant-Headed God Ganesh
For 10 days, they sing, dance, chant and pray at the feet of Ganesh statues, then submerge them in water. The festival was once used to circumvent British rule.
Sep 22 9:30AM NPR-Religion

Sex Abuse Scandal Deepens Divide Over Gay Priests
Some conservative Catholics are blaming clergy sex abuse on gay priests, citing "homosexual networks" in the church. The argument reflects wider cultural and political conflict in Catholic circles.
Sep 19 8:36PM NPR-Religion

Memoirist: Evangelical Purity Movement Sees Women's Bodies As A 'Threat
In Pure, Linda Kay Klein reflects on the "deep, long-lasting shame" caused by churches that claim women and girls are responsible for the sexual desires of men.
Sep 18 5:34PM NPR-Religion

What The Yom Kippur Fast Means To A Man Who's Known Hunger
Shadrach Mugoya Levi is the spiritual leader of a community of Uganda Jews. After a year of study in Jerusalem, he says he's more prepared than ever for the Day of Atonement.
Sep 18 4:51PM NPR-Religion

Pope Meets With Church Leaders Amid New Sex Abuse Allegations
Pope Francis met with a delegation of U.S. Catholic Church leaders.
Sep 13 8:25PM NPR-Religion

U.S. Leaders Of 'Lacerated' Catholic Church Meet Pope To Discuss Sex Abuse Crisis
As Pope Francis grapples with a growing scandal, an accused bishop has resigned in West Virginia and a new study has emerged documenting the scale of clerical abuse in Germany.
Sep 13 6:52PM NPR-Religion

Congregation Remembers Botham Jean
Botham Jean, the man shot to death in his own apartment by a Dallas police officer, is being remembered by his faith community.
Sep 13 11:06AM NPR-Religion

Pope Meets U.S. Bishops In Rome Over Sex Abuse
Pope Francis is meeting with U.S. archbishops Thursday about the sex abuse crisis and in particular the accusations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, formerly the archbishop of Washington, D.
Sep 13 9:22AM NPR-Religion

Pope Summons Bishops To Meeting On Sexual Abuse
Pope Francis is set to meet with a group of U.S. cardinals and bishops Thursday in Rome, to discuss the roiling clergy sex abuse scandal and the role some bishops played in its cover-up.
Sep 12 8:12PM NPR-Religion

Pope To Meet With U.S. Church Leaders Over Clergy Sex Abuse
The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, will meet in Rome with Pope Francis and other church leaders to discuss further investigations into abuse.
Sep 11 10:22PM NPR-Religion

Catholic Clergyman Calls For Cardinal Wuerl To Resign
NPR's Michel Martin asks James Garcia, a deacon at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
Sep 9 9:46PM NPR-Religion

New Jersey Launches Investigation Into Clergy Abuse In The State's Catholic Dioceses
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about his decision to establish a task force to investigate clergy sex abuse.
Sep 7 9:47PM NPR-Religion

Morning News Brief: Brett Kavanaugh, Alex Jones
It's Day 4 of Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings. Twitter bans conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. New York and New Jersey launch probes into Catholic Church sex abuse allegations.
Sep 7 9:02AM NPR-Religion

Why Evil Nuns Have Tormented Audiences For 800 Years
Bless us, sister, for audiences will have the living bejeezus scared out of them when "The Nun" opens in cinemas nationwide on Friday.
Sep 7 9:01AM NPR-Religion

New York, New Jersey Investigating Sex Abuse And Cover-Ups By Clergy
The attorneys general for both states have launched active investigations into abuse allegations. Last month, a grand jury report from Pennsylvania detailed abuse by more than 300 Catholic priests.
Sep 6 9:16PM NPR-Religion

Catholic Schools And Parents Grapple With Whether To Address Abuse Report
Some parents and administrators don't feel it's their place to discuss a recent report on clergy sex abuse with young children. But are providing a space for students to voice their concerns.
Sep 6 11:24AM NPR-Religion

Has Catholic Canon Law Aggravated The Clergy Abuse Crisis?
Critics say Catholic law favors secrecy over transparency and discourages bishops from punishing abusive priests. Increasingly, civil authorities are taking on these investigations.
Sep 5 12:42AM NPR-Religion

Pennsylvania Grand Jury Investigation Into Clergy Sex Abuse May Set New Precedent
The failure of church authorities to police their own clergy has led lay Catholics and civil authorities to move on their own. After Pennsylvania, other state attorneys general have launched investigations.
Sep 4 8:23PM NPR-Religion

China's Repression Of Muslim Uighurs Is Apparently Growing More Intense
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Eva Dou, a China political news reporter for the Wall Street Journal, about China's crackdown on Uighur Muslims.
Sep 4 8:23PM NPR-Religion

Clergy Sex Abuse Survivors Face Lifelong Financial Burdens
Being sexually abused as a child can shape someone's entire life: their health, relationships, spirituality. And the loss of income can be enormous.
Sep 3 8:29PM NPR-Religion