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Elizabeth Bryant

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Posted by Elizabeth Bryant 1 week 2 days ago
Pope Francis has been hailed for his forward thinking, but — at least according to French news reports — the pontiff has put on the brakes when it comes to a gay French ambassador at the Vatican.In...
Posted by Elizabeth Bryant 15 weeks 6 days ago
As France emerges from its worst terrorist attack in decades, a biting novel that imagines the country governed by Islamic law is part of a swirling debate about its basic values. Will the country...
Posted by Aida Alami, Angela Waters, Elizabeth Bryant 16 weeks 3 days ago
A horrific attack on a satirical magazine that mocked Islam left 12 people dead on Jan. 7 and put the Muslim community on edge.The hunt is now on for the assailants, two or three masked men who...
Posted by Elizabeth Bryant 40 weeks 5 days ago
Amid mounting protests in Europe against the Gaza conflict, political and religious leaders in the region have sharply denounced anti-Semitism within their borders.“Anti-Semitic rhetoric and...
Posted by Elizabeth Bryant 2 years 1 week ago
Amid a finance scandal that touched the heart of France’s Socialist government, a quieter drama played out this month as the country’s top rabbi resigned his post after admitting to plagiarism.Rabbi...