LOS ANGELES (RNS) “Our children are not religious guinea pigs and should never be subjected to such misguided religious experimentation,” said Dean Broyles, president of the National Center for Law and Policy.
(RNS) India’s school policy considers yoga an integral component of physical education. But the court has expressed caution, and is considering arguments that yoga has a religious component.
(RNS) A court in Muslim-majority Bangladesh sentenced an Islamist member of Parliament to death for genocide and other crimes against Hindus during the country’s 1971 war for independence.
(RNS) Makeup artists added cosmetic touches to the models before they were photographed, to depict cuts and bruises on their faces.
The FBI will begin tracking a number of religious groups as part of its law enforcement crime-reporting program.
TORONTO (RNS) A new national study shows that while Canada is still overwhelmingly Christian, Canadians are turning their backs on organized religion in ever greater numbers.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) More than seven in 10 members of the Church of England and 56 percent of Roman Catholics in the United Kingdom support assisted suicide for the terminally ill, according to a new poll.
(RNS) The biggest worry for “American Idol” contestants is whether the judges will let them sing on the next show. For some singers on Idol-type programs abroad, it’s that religious extremists will kill them.