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  • A church, for now, becomes a mosque

    VENICE, Italy — The 18th-century novelist William Beckford wrote that he couldn’t help thinking of this city’s most beloved sight, St. Mark’s Basilica, as a mosque, with its “pinnacles and semicircular arches” all “so oriental in appearance.” But despite the profound stamp that Islamic culture has left on Venice’s art

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  • Catholics, Shi’ites join forces in condemning Islamic terrorism

    ROME — A summit in Rome between Shi’ite Muslim and Catholic leaders on Tuesday produced a strong condemnation of terrorist acts by radical Islamic groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and ISIS in Iraq and Syria. “Religious leaders who legitimize violence are neither religious, nor are they being leaders,”

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