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Watch: Cheeky little girl snatches Pope's skullcap

A little girl got a laugh from the Pope and the nearby crowd in Rome on Wednesday (March 22) when she grabbed the skull cap from off his head as he bent down to kiss…

A little girl got a laugh from the Pope and the nearby crowd in Rome on Wednesday (March 22) when she grabbed the skull cap from off his head as he bent down to kiss…

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The religious strike back: French election View

By Dr Charles Devellennes lecturer in political and social thought, University of Kent Religion, once a taboo in French politics, has grown in

By Dr Charles Devellennes lecturer in political and social thought, University of Kent Religion, once a taboo in French politics, has grown in

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Children's Lenten Procession in Guatemala

A vibrantly colourful procession led by children in Guatemala City on Sunday marked the start of a series of solemn and traditional ceremonies in the lead up to…

A vibrantly colourful procession led by children in Guatemala City on Sunday marked the start of a series of solemn and traditional ceremonies in the lead up to…

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Turkish foreign minister predicts 'religious war' in Europe

Turkey has increased its verbal attacks on Europe following the Dutch election, warning that the continent is on the verge of collapse into “religious war”.

Turkey has increased its verbal attacks on Europe following the Dutch election, warning that the continent is on the verge of collapse into “religious war”.

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Rights groups blast European court's headscarf work ban

Rights groups have attacked the European Court of Justice after it ruled employers can ban religious symbols, including headscarves, at work.

Rights groups have attacked the European Court of Justice after it ruled employers can ban religious symbols, including headscarves, at work.

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European court rules workplace headscarf ban is legal

The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.

The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.

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Pope may allow married men to become priests

Pope Francis has said he is willing to consider ordaining older married men in isolated communities, but has ruled out sweeping changes to the church’s strict rules on celibacy for…

Pope Francis has said he is willing to consider ordaining older married men in isolated communities, but has ruled out sweeping changes to the church’s strict rules on celibacy for…

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What do you call 200 Jewish and Muslim women in a hall?

There is a mistrust of Muslims within the Jewish community, reinforced at each extremist atrocity perpetuated by people claiming to be represent Islam. Likewise in the Muslim community, prejudice against Jews often isn’t far from the surface.

There is a mistrust of Muslims within the Jewish community, reinforced at each extremist atrocity perpetuated by people claiming to be represent Islam. Likewise in the Muslim community, prejudice against Jews often isn’t far from the surface.

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Israel: outrage over move to "silence mosques' call to prayer"

There was uproar in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, on Wednesday – where initial approval was given to a bill which, if it becomes law, would have the effect of silencing the Muslim call to…

There was uproar in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, on Wednesday – where initial approval was given to a bill which, if it becomes law, would have the effect of silencing the Muslim call to…

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Abuse victim quits Pope's child protection panel

The last abuse victim on the Pope's child protection panel, Marie Collins quits, launching a stinging attack on the Vatican's administration

The last abuse victim on the Pope's child protection panel, Marie Collins quits, launching a stinging attack on the Vatican's administration

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New surge in anti-Jewish crimes prompts Trump condemnation

More community centres evacuated and more American Jews afraid - the hate crimes against the community in the US continue to mount.

More community centres evacuated and more American Jews afraid - the hate crimes against the community in the US continue to mount.

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Pope to visit South Sudan

Pope Francis has made a surprise announcement saying he wants to make a trip to famine-struck, war-torn South Sudan, but not on his own.

Pope Francis has made a surprise announcement saying he wants to make a trip to famine-struck, war-torn South Sudan, but not on his own.

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Vatican invites China to organ trafficking summit

The Vatican was forced to defend its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite the country's murky recent-past regarding the issue

The Vatican was forced to defend its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite the country's murky recent-past regarding the issue

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French church shows solidarity with refugees

The Basilica d’Ainay in Lyon transformed itself into a giant screen last night to show solidarity with refugees trapped in a foreign land.

The Basilica d’Ainay in Lyon transformed itself into a giant screen last night to show solidarity with refugees trapped in a foreign land.

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Bosnian women mark World Hijab Day

Muslim women in towns across Bosnia have been encouraging women of all faiths to don a headscarf.

Muslim women in towns across Bosnia have been encouraging women of all faiths to don a headscarf.

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Watch live: White House press briefing

Press Secretary expected to talk about sacking of acting Attorney General, immigration ban and President's daily schedule

Press Secretary expected to talk about sacking of acting Attorney General, immigration ban and President's daily schedule

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Explainer: know your hijab from your niqab

Hijab A common form of headscarf worn by Muslim women that covers the head and neck but leaves the face clear. Niqab This is a

Hijab A common form of headscarf worn by Muslim women that covers the head and neck but leaves the face clear. Niqab This is a

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How to be a hermit

Tired of Trump? Weary of war? Want to escape the trials and tribulations of modern life by becoming a hermit? A town in Austria may have the answer to your prayers.

Tired of Trump? Weary of war? Want to escape the trials and tribulations of modern life by becoming a hermit? A town in Austria may have the answer to your prayers.

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Our synagogue is a home for Syrian refugees

As well as reflecting Biblical teaching, the project has a personal resonance to our community. Jews have very recent past experience of being refugees, as some still are as they are unable to practice their religion openly in their country of birth.

As well as reflecting Biblical teaching, the project has a personal resonance to our community. Jews have very recent past experience of being refugees, as some still are as they are unable to practice their religion openly in their country of birth.

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Japan: force-fed fish furore

A good-luck ritual in Japan where fish are force-fed alcohol has prompted an outcry on social media.

A good-luck ritual in Japan where fish are force-fed alcohol has prompted an outcry on social media.

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Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

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ECHR rules mixed swimming is obligatory for Swiss Muslim children

Europe's top human rights court rules that Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons.

Europe's top human rights court rules that Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons.