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In Greece, the evil eye is trending

ATHENS, Greece (RNS) — The growing popularity of the mati, the 'all-seeing eyeball,' appears to reflect a growing interest in New Age spirituality as well as the psychological toll of Greece’s ongoing debt crisis.

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A battle for the souls of refugees

LESBOS, Greece (RNS) — Muslim refugees arriving on the island of Lesbos in Greece don't seem interested in religion, but sometimes they are met by Christian evangelical groups.

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Greek hospitality is put to a religious test

ATHENS, Greece (RNS) Greece has won high praise for its hospitality toward migrants who have passed through on their way to other parts of Europe. But some are putting down roots in what is one of the most homogeneous Christian nations in the world, where national identity has long been intricately linked to religion.

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Supreme Court poised to turn right in 2013 term

WASHINGTON (RNS) Conservative interest groups, perhaps seeing their best chance in years to advance their causes, have argued aggressively in their briefs to the court not only for favorable rulings but for overturning some of the court's time-honored precedents.