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How Franklin Graham transformed a debate about Duke Chapel into a culture war (COMMENTARY)

(RNS) Franklin Graham’s Facebook fulminations last week about plans to issue the Muslim call to prayer from the bell tower of Duke Chapel transformed what could have been a nuanced campus debate about religious establishment, sacred space, and pluralism into a countrywide fracas that ca...
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Churches in Niger and other former French colonies torched over Charlie Hebdo cartoons

NAIROBI, Kenya ( RNS) Cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad are proving costly for Christians in majority-Muslim countries in Africa. At least 45 churches were torched over the weekend in Niger, in two days of protests that left about 10 people dead. The targeted churches were ma...
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Duke Chapel sits at the heart of the Gothic-style campus in Durham, N.C. Photo courtesy Erini Barker/Flickr.
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Students rally outside Duke Chapel at Duke University after school officials canceled the Friday call to prayer for Muslim students, which was to be broadcast from the chapel's iconic bell tower. RNS photo by Yonat Shimron.
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(RNS1-JAN16) Students rally outside Duke Chapel at Duke University after school officials canceled the Friday call to prayer for Muslim students, which was to be broadcast from the chapel's iconic bell tower. For use with RNS-DUKE-MUSLIMS, transmitted Jan. 16, 2015.
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Hundreds of Duke students rally with Muslims at Friday’s call to prayer

DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) In the end, the Muslim call to prayer was broadcast from a small black speaker perched on the steps of the Duke Chapel Friday (Jan. 16), as hundreds of students, some Muslim but mostly non-Muslim, gathered in solidarity for the right of all students to pray publicly....
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GOP hopeful bobby Jindal doubles down on Muslim ‘no-go zones’ in Europe

Eds: A version of this story originally appeared in USA Today. It is available for use by RNS subscribers. Please use the USA Today byline. (RNS) Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, will give a speech Monday (Jan. 19) in...
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Duke cancels Muslims’ call to prayer after Franklin Graham leads revolt

(RNS) Officials at Duke University abruptly dropped plans to broadcast the Muslim call to prayer from the iconic bell tower of Duke Chapel after online protests led by evangelist Franklin Graham and unspecified security threats. The decision on Thursday (Jan. 15) came one day before t...
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Pope Francis on free speech: ‘You cannot insult the faith of others’

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Thursday (Jan. 15) condemned last week’s terrorist attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo but warned there were limits on freedom of expression. Speaking to journalists as he flew from Sri Lanka to the Philippines on a weeklong visit to...
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Condemnation swift in Muslim nations over new Charlie Hebdo cover

Eds: A version of this story originally appeared in USA Today. It is available for use by RNS subscribers. Please use the USA Today byline. ISTANBUL (RNS) Condemnation of the new edition of Charlie Hebdo was swift and often fierce Wednesday (Jan. 14) in many majority-Muslim nations af...
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