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…
By Dr Charles Devellennes lecturer in political and social thought, University of Kent Religion, once a taboo in French politics, has grown in
An official ceremony has been held in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City
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…
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”.
Rights groups have attacked the European Court of Justice after it ruled employers can ban religious symbols, including headscarves, at work.
The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.
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…
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 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…
Euronews journalist James Franey asked Dutch far right politician Geert Wilders what was his favourite part of the Koran.
Leader Geert Wilders tells Euronews he thinks the Koran should be banned in the Netherlands
The last abuse victim on the Pope's child protection panel, Marie Collins quits, launching a stinging attack on the Vatican's administration
More community centres evacuated and more American Jews afraid - the hate crimes against the community in the US continue to mount.
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.
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 Basilica d’Ainay in Lyon transformed itself into a giant screen last night to show solidarity with refugees trapped in a foreign land.
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
Six died and eight were wounded when gunmen opened fire on worshippers at a mosque in Canada's Quebec province.
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.
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.
Sub zero temperatures in Serbia did not deter history and heritage fans.
The restoration of an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab has been inaugurated by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school 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.