An article that used geolocation data to place a priest at gay bars raises questions over journalistic ethics, and shines a light on the Catholic media landscape.
Where did the Taliban come from and what do its members believe?
Although Ghana has not been affected by religious conflict, the ways youth from the Muslim minority relate to their nation is an important question.
Athletes and spectators were lured to Olympia by a longing for contact with their compatriots and their gods.
Pope Benedict XVI expanded the Latin Mass in 2007 in an olive branch to traditionalists. His successor hopes reversing that decision may better serve unity in the church.
The world today needs a critical understanding of religion, not a return to the historical tradition of universities dominated by faith-based study.
An EU court’s ruling on religious freedom in the workplace demonstrates the perils of legislating for 27 member states.
The Church of England’s apology for medieval antisemitism is welcome. But there is something missing.
By the end of the 19th century, the Devil had become a figure of myth. Ironically, that helped his image proliferate in popular culture.
If it rains on St Swithin’s day it is believed that it will rain for the rest of summer.
It’s easy to assume that the practice has few, if any, downsides. But a new study explored some of its social repercussions.
Northern Ireland’s Orange Order will take to the streets on July 12 to commemorate a Protestant military victory. A scholar explains why this year the risk of unrest is heightened.
The presence of pig bones in a refuse dump from Islamic Iberia can tell you a lot about who was doing the eating back then.
Kentucky lawmakers are trying to make the state the 21st to enact a ban on conversion therapy. In states that are ‘silent’ on the issue, nonprofessionals are allowed to continue the harmful practice.
A public monument, a place of memory and a crumbling testament to how far we’ve come. A centuries old church in windy Suffolk, England, is a world away.
Unless there are safety reasons for outdoor weddings, it would be far better for local authorities to focus resources on making more slots available
Mandaeans are followers of ancient Gnostic religion, whose traditional homeland was the region of Iraq and Iran. Today, this small minority lives in many parts of the world, including the US.
Critics who ignore or simply miss the Jewishness of the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ characters fail to appreciate this key aspect of the show’s inclusive reach and appeal to diverse viewers.
Religion affects how people regard qualities like benevolence, kindness, conformity and fairness even after they stop practicing religion.
The SBC is meeting amid divisions, controversy and dwindling numbers. But in pushing rhetoric over its theological mission, the denomination is tapping into a history of white supremacy.