May 7th, 2010
10:33 AM ET

Mosque to go up near New York's ground zero

The mosque project has gotten mixed reviews from families and friends of 9/11 victims.

Plans to build a mosque two blocks away from ground zero have set off an emotional debate among area residents and relatives of victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.

Cordoba House project calls for a 15-story community center including a mosque, performance art center, gym, swimming pool and other public spaces.

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Filed under: 'Ground zero mosque' • Islam

May 7th, 2010
10:26 AM ET

Comedy Central developing Jesus Christ cartoon

Jesus Christ is regularly depicted as a supporting character on one of Comedy Central’s staple programs, "South Park," but now he might star in his own animated series.

The network announced their programming plans for the upcoming year Thursday, and among some of the shows in the script development phase is a half-hour cartoon called "JC."

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Filed under: Christianity • Culture & Science

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