Joe Biden is a Catholic, a minority sect among American Christians. Should the Democrat be confirmed US president, he would be yet another example of how minorities are breaking old barriers in the country.
Some statements from both French and Austrian authorities suggest that recent violent attacks are part of “Islamist terrorism”. But experts see dangers in that kind of description.
France’s ‘radical’ interpretation of secularism, which is distinctly different from Anglo-Saxon tradition, clashes with its integration project, preventing people from different faiths and backgrounds to reconcile differences.
The German federal government report says freedom of religion and belief is at stake the world over.
US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett says she will consider both sides of arguments over health care, sexual preference discrimination, guns or reproductive rights.
An online survey revealed increased secular attitudes among 50,000 respondents with a critical view of the country’s religious governance system, and nearly half reported losing their religion.
Around a 1,000 people will perform the annual Islamic rite this year due to restrictions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
A new bill will give Egyptian dictator, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, the right to appoint Egypt’s top Muslim jurist.
Prosecutors in Istanbul issued arrest warrants for 118 people, including 98 on-duty soldiers, as part of an investigation into Fetullah Terrorist Organisation.
Resumption of prayers at Islam's third-holiest site caps a sombre period for Jerusalem's Muslims, who this year marked the holy fasting month of Ramadan and Eid al Fitr holiday without the usual daily visits to Al Aqsa due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Israeli authorities consider a ban on an Evangelical channel in Israel on the grounds that it aims to convert Jews to Christianity.
Shuttered mosques, partial curbs, and bans on mass prayers across the world have overshadowed Islam's holiest month, which begins on Friday.
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