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Pope Francis walks next to Carlo Petrini during an audience at the Vatican, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Pope Francis has formed an unusual partnership with the agnostic former communist founder of the Slow Food movement to double down on his calls to protect the environment from profit-driven development that Francis says is harming the poorest most. Francis on Saturday welcomed Carlo Petrini to the Vatican and met with participants of a committee Petrini formed to help put into practice Francis’ appeals for environmental sustainability and solidarity articulated in his 2015 encyclical “Laudato Sii” (Praised Be). (Vatican Media via AP)

Pope teams up with Slow Food founder for environment appeal

Sep. 12, 2020 9:32 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has formed an unusual partnership with the agnostic Italian founder of the Slow Food movement while doubling down on calls to protect the environment from profit-driven development that he says harms the world's poorest the most. Francis on Saturday welcomed Carlo Petrini to the...

FILE - Paster Bruce Schafer, top right, preaches from a scissor lift during the first of two drive-in Easter services held by Grace Life Church in a parking lot in Monroeville, Pa., Sunday, April 12, 2020. The principle of religious freedom is important to most Americans. But as President Donald Trump touts his support for it during his reelection bid, there are notable fault lines among people of different faiths and political ideologies over what it truly means. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Religious freedom in America: popular and polarizing

Aug. 5, 2020 9:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The principle of religious freedom is important to most Americans. But as President Donald Trump touts his support for it during his reelection bid, there are notable fault lines among people of different faiths and political ideologies over what it truly means. About 8 in 10 Americans...