The French Council of Muslim Worship (CFCM) also backed the creation of a council that will vouch imams preaching on French soil to reduce interference from other countries.
For one community in West Africa, healing the planet is about a deep and ancient respect for nature.
French police are beginning an unprecedented inspection of 76 of the country's mosques as part of a move against so-called 'religious separatism'
Religious history was made in Abu Dhabi last year, when the Document on Human Fraternity was signed in February by Pope Francis and Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar.
In the spirit of inclusion and appealing to as broad an audience as possible, once rarely seen and sacred artifacts, are now accessible to many in museums and galleries around the world.
San Simon is a venerated folk saint in the indigenous village of San Andres Itzapa, western Guatemala.
Carlo Acutis who died of leukemia in 2006 was described as the "patron saint of the internet".
A new independent report found the culture of the Church of England "facilitated it becoming a place where abusers could hide".
Faith-based organisations control 8% of the Earth’s habitable land and 5% of commercial forests.
A very small number of people circled the Kaaba in Mecca on Sunday after Saudi Arabia lifted coronavirus restrictions that had been in place for months.
Quarantine restrictions have not been lifted in Colombia after almost five months of stay-at-home orders.
As with the Hagia Sophia, the decision is seen as being geared to consolidate the conservative and religious support base of Erdogan's ruling party at a time when his popularity is under strain.
The ancient Sumela Monastery, located in Macka district of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Trabzon, opened its doors to hold mass for the seventh time since resuming religious services after a pause of 88 years.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the suspension of many of the usual practices.
The 2017 Egyptian film Sheikh Jackson was criticised for a scene which shows an imam being disturbed during his prayers in a mosque by a flash mob dancing to Michael Jackson's infamous Thriller choreography.