Report highlights Islam’s global diversity

(RNS) A new report draws on 38,000 face-to-face interviews in 39 countries to find that Muslims differ sharply over questions of faith like who counts as a Muslim and what spiritual practices are acceptable. By Christopher Lisee.

Jews are world’s most migratory religious group

Lauren Markoe |

WASHINGTON (RNS) Nearly half the world's migrants are Christian, but the most migratory religious group is Jews, according to a new study on religion and global immigration by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life. By Lauren Markoe.

Soccer group agrees to test hijabs for female players

Omar Sacirbey |

(RNS) Muslim women soccer players are celebrating a decision by the International Football Association Board to allow them to test special hijabs that will allow them to play while observing their religious beliefs. By Omar Sacirbey.