October 29, 2018 •
For The New York Times, the Truth About Religion is Hard
Germany is still having trouble learning the lessons of its shameful past. Religious discrimination remains alive and well, and the New York Times not only forwards it but amazingly refuses to expose it when given every opportunity.
October 28, 2018 •
Buddhists Crown Pagoda in Akron, Ohio
Buddhist monks complete the construction of a temple in Akron, Ohio for the local Buddhist community.
October 24, 2018 •
Pastor Brunson Safely Home in America After Two Years of Prison in Turkey
Christian pastor Andrew Brunson, who served a small Evangelical Presbyterian congregation in Izmir, Turkey, for 23 years, is back in the U.S. after more than two years in prison.
October 10, 2018 •
New Life for Ancient Zoroastrian Religion
Zoroastrianism, founded in Persia about 3,500 years ago, has become almost extinct in the modern world.
September 19, 2018 •
Policeman Helps Muslim and Hindu Villagers Reconcile
Two villages, one Muslim and one Hindu, located next to one another in the Indian state of Bihar, have reconciled after many years of mistrust and antagonism.
September 18, 2018 •
Religious Young Adults Less Likely to Engage in Drugs and Risky Behavior
American Journal of Epidemiology study finds those who attend religious service are more likely to live ethical lives.
September 13, 2018 •
All-Faiths Network: The Religious Precedents of Human Rights
This summer’s All Faiths Network “Human Rights and Religion” forum in the UK focused on religious antecedents to the modern concept of universal human rights.
September 10, 2018 •
Creation of the Universe Celebrated
This year, those of the Jewish faith celebrated the anniversary of the creation of the universe for two days beginning on sundown September 9 and ending at nightfall on September 11.
September 9, 2018 •
Faith Leaders Sign Declaration of Religious Freedom
Religious leaders gathered last week at the Church of Scientology of Bogotá for an interreligious prayer service and to sign the Interconfessional Declaration of Religious Freedom in Colombia.
September 8, 2018 •
China Escalates the Pressure on Tibetan Buddhists
Through 60 years of occupation by China, Tibet has continued to assert its unique culture and Buddhist religion.