Faith

A man walks past religious scripture painted on a wall in the seaside village of Portrush near the Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland...A man walks past religious scripture painted on a wall in the seaside village of Portrush near the Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland October 16, 2013.   REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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A man walks past religious scripture painted on a wall in the seaside village of Portrush near the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. 

Pakistani Christian protesters chant slogans to condemn a Peshawar suicide attack on a church, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. Pakistani Christians denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith when a pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. The placard at right reads, "give us protection." (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

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Pakistani Christian protesters chant slogans to condemn a Peshawar suicide attack on a church in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistani Christians denounced the attack against members of their faith when a pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday. The placard on the right reads: ‘give us protection’. 

Pakistani Christian worshippers, some of them who survived Sunday's suicide bombing, pray during a special mass for the victims of the bombing, at the Church where the attack took place, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Angry Pakistani Christians denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan.

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Pakistani Christian worshippers, some of them who survived Sunday’s suicide bombing, pray during a special mass for the victims of the bombing, at the Church where the attack took place, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. Angry Pakistani Christians denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan.

A Cambodian farmer drives his motorbike on a wooden bridge leading to a Christian church while it is fixed by ethnics Vietnamese at Koh Phos village in Kandal Province, some 25 kilometers (15 miles) east of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

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A Cambodian farmer rides his motorbike on a wooden bridge leading to a Christian church, which is being repaired by ethnic Vietnamese at Koh Phos village in Kandal Province, about 25 km east of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

A Hindu devotee gets her tongue pierced with a trident as she takes part in an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in Ahmedabad...A Hindu devotee gets her tongue pierced with a trident as she takes part in an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad April 29, 2013. Hindu devotees subject themselves to painful rituals during the religious procession to demonstrate their faith and as a penance to the deity at a temple dedicated to the goddess Shitla. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)

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A Hindu devotee gets her tongue pierced with a trident as she takes part in an annual religious procession called Shitla Mata in Ahmedabad, India