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Illinois Medicaid pushes long-acting birth control

09/03/2014 12:31am
Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor, hoping to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies.

Pope to Iraqi Christians: You are church's heart

09/03/2014 4:50am
Pope Francis has sought to encourage Iraq's beleaguered Christians under threat from Islamic militants, saying they are the "heart" of the church and that the church is proud of them.

Rabbis ordained in Poland in Jewish life growth

09/03/2014 6:51am
A spokesman says four rabbis educated in Germany were ordained in southwestern Poland in a sign of reviving Jewish life in mainly Catholic Poland.

Church leaders urge forgiveness after vandalism

09/03/2014 8:10am
Leaders of the Columbus churches spray-painted with Muslim religious references said the acts were an aberration in a community that prides itself on diversity.

French Muslim minister wants respect after slurs

09/03/2014 10:30am
France's new Muslim education minister called for more respect Wednesday after becoming the target of slurs, while a top Socialist politician said a magazine should be convicted of inciting racial hatred for referring to her religion and ethnic background as a "provocation."

Global drive to stop jihadis going to Syria, Iraq

09/03/2014 1:10pm
New laws make it easier to seize passports. Suspected fighters are plucked from planes. Authorities block finances and shut down radical mosques.

Public gets 1st look at priceless Mormon artifacts

09/03/2014 9:31pm
In one glass case sits a weathered page from the original Book of Mormon manuscript that Latter-day Saints believe was translated from ancient Egyptian and dictated to scribes by founder Joseph Smith 185 years ago with help from God.

LDS historical treasures on display at 'Foundations of Faith'

09/03/2014 11:08pm
The display is open during regular business hours, beginning at 9 a.m. on weekdays and ending at 5 p.m. except for Thursday, when hours are extended to 9 p.m. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.