UNITED NATIONS — The crimes were committed against Christian, Yazidi, Turkmen, Shabak, Sabaean-Mandaean, and Kaka’i people in Nineveh province between June and August 2014, found a report by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
(RNS) Four Muslims living in India have been killed by Hindu mobs after they were suspected of either eating beef or slaughtering a cow. What is behind the religious beliefs underpinning these killings? Let us ‘Splain …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) A megachurch pastor wants to create a “third way” for evangelicals and Muslims to come together — via Jesus’ parable of the good Samaritan.
(RNS) Their Muslim traditions, they say, prohibit women other than their wives or relatives from touching them.
PARIS (Reuters) Anthropologist Dounia Bouzar, a Muslim herself, uses memories, music and even smells to try to win young militants back.
(RNS) Americans as a whole are growing less religious, but those who still consider themselves to belong to a religion are, on average, just as committed to their faiths as they were in the past.
WASHINGTON — A Turkish religious movement has secretly funded as many as 200 trips to Turkey for members of Congress and staff since 2008, violating House rules and possibly federal law, a USA TODAY investigation has found.
(RNS) The former chief rabbi of Great Britain says religious violence is the world’s greatest threat to freedom. But religion, he writes, can respond to the zealots.
JAFFA, Israel — Amid ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis, a school in this city seems more determined than ever to teach Arab and Jewish children about coexistence.