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Pope Francis includes elderly Muslim in Easter foot-washing ritual

Pope Francis washed the feet of a dozen elderly and disabled people including a Libyan Muslim during an Easter ritual in Rome on Thursday imitating Jesus Christ's humility.

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Maryland county official: I'll 'go to jail' for right to open meetings with Christian prayer

A county official in Carroll County, MD is defiant in the face of a federal judge's order that she and other public employees stop invoking Jesus Christ in their morning meetings. According to the Baltimore Sun, Commissioner Robin Frazier opened Thursday morning's meeting with a prayer that twice mentioned Christ by name.

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Raw Story's top 10 most-read stories of 2013

Even after a grueling election in 2012, there has been no return to calm in 2013. From the bombing in Boston to the fight for equal rights to the ever-increasing income inequality and need for quality health care, the news has not slowed down.

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Reza Aslan: Megyn Kelly was right about Christ, but wrong about Jesus

Religious scholar Reza Aslan said Fox News host Megyn Kelly was partially right when she said Jesus Christ was white.

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Where's Megyn Kelly? Fox host misses own show after racial comments on Santa and Jesus

After helping websites all over the Internet make money Thursday for reporting her claim that both Santa Claus and Jesus Christ were white, Megyn Kelly’s employers decided to give her the night off.

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Tea party activist: 'Jesus Christ is weeping in heaven' over pope's criticism of capitalism

Yet another conservative has taken issue with critical comments made by Pope Francis on capitalism and “trickle-down” economics.

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GOP event hails 'superhero' Ted Cruz as right-wing Jesus

Conservative activists compared Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to Jesus Christ during an event Friday, earning a chorus of amens from the audience of Iowa Republicans.

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Bible scholar claims Christianity invented as part of ancient Roman psy-ops campaign

The Christian faith is the result of the most successful psy-ops program in history, according to a self-professed American Bible scholar.

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Dawkins rips 'sanctimonious prigs' for 'banning' atheist students mocking Jesus

Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has lashed out at a London university as "sanctimonious little prigs" after officials intimated two atheist students who were wearing T-shirts that mocked Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohamed.

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Reza Aslan: The real Jesus makes a lot of 'Christians' uncomfortable

In this video excerpt from his appearance at Washington, D.C.'s legendary Politics and Prose bookstore and coffee house, author Reza Aslan talked about the chasm between some Christians' view of Jesus of Nazareth and what the historical record actually shows.

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