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Morgan Freeman Seeks What Unites Humankind
The actor's new show on National Geographic, The Story of Us, searches for answers to life’s biggest questions.
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Why Clowns Are Everywhere in This Mexican City
In their colourful costumes and painted masks, Mexico's dancing clowns are a fusion of Catholicism and indigenous culture.
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Meet Five Men Who All Think They’re the Messiah
These men say they’re the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Their disciples agree.
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90-Metre-Wide Ancient Altar Excavated in China
Found in China's far north-west, the ruins suggest the cultural link between region's east and west was strong even before the Silk Road.
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In Need Of A Cure
Venezuelans are turning to faith healers as the nation's health care crisis deepens.
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Is Australia Still a Religious Country?
As ‘No religion’ outranks Catholicism in the census
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On 'Burkini Island' Muslim Girls Can Finally Learn to Swim
Full-length swimsuits and lessons allow schoolgirls in Zanzibar to learn aquatic safety and experience being in the ocean.
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See How American Muslims Celebrate Islam’s Holiest Holiday
Eid al-Fitr celebrations in the United States are as diverse as the country itself.
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See How Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan Around the World
Millions of Muslims across the globe are preparing for Eid al-Fitr, the conclusion of the Islamic holy month.
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Look Inside Spain’s Bizarre Baby Jumping Festival
This unorthodox baptism dates back to the 17th century and has roots in paganism.
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For more than 2,000 years she's been revered as the Blessed Virgin and the Mother of God. National Geographic explores the conflict between mystical experience and organized religion, the dangers of believing in false prophets, and the primal human need to connect with a divine mother figure.

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