BERLIN (REUTERS) Josef Schuster of the Central Council of Jews said Jews should not hide out of fear but that in some areas it was better not to be recognized.
YANGON, Myanmar (RNS) Buddhists and Muslims in the central city of Meiktila were separated along faith lines after interreligious violence destroyed roughly 800 homes in 2013. Some remain skeptical about the neighbors’ prospects for peace.
VIENNA (RNS) The law bans foreign funding for Islamic organizations and requires any group claiming to represent Austrian Muslims to submit and use a standardized German translation of the Quran.
(RNS) A fashionista teen wears her headscarf to an Abercrombie & Fitch interview and doesn’t get the job. Now her religious freedom case is the Supreme Court’s to decide.
(RNS) But don’t overlook that 1 in 3 of your neighbors is watching Christian TV, says a research expert.
(RNS) ISIS offers a version of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad that few Muslims would recognize or honor. Like many Christian charlatans, ISIS dresses itself up in all the panoply of true religion.
(RNS) Mohamed Fall’s lawsuit said he was accosted by gym employees while praying alone in the locker room; they told him he would be banned if he were again seen praying.
(RNS) The mummy inside the gold-painted papier-mache statue is believed to be that of Liuquan, a Buddhist master of the Chinese Meditation School who died around the year 1100.
(RNS) At the heart of this controversy, there’s a deeper problem: a fundamentally flawed belief that one cannot be a true Christian if one identifies as LGBTQ (or an ally of LGBTQ people).