"I think that in nearly all religions there is a always a small fundamentalist group," he said, adding "We have them".
Pope Francis urged young people on Thursday to welcome migrants and refugees, putting himself in direct contrast with the government of Poland on the second day of his visit there. Francis addre ed mo...
The only essential 'belief' of atheism -- if we are to use that word -- is that there is no god, or, that there is no reason to believe there is one; an important distinction.
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Dr Richard Dawkins postulated that belief in a creator god was as fanciful as believing a ‘The Flying Spaghetti Monster’. So where did the universe begin? How did everything come into being?
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A 60-year-old Christian woman was caned yesterday (April 12) in Indonesia’s Banda Aceh province—for breaking rules aimed at Muslims. It was the first time somebody from outside the Islamic faith was c...
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Pope Francis washed and ki ed the feet of 12 refugees Thursday at a migrant center in Castelnuovo di Porto outside of Rome, Italy. The ceremony took place as part of the observances of Maundy Thursday...
The biggest growth in total numbers has been the rise in 'no religion', from 18.7 percent in 2006 to 22.3 percent in 2011, which represents an increase in more than 1 million people over this time.
Jesus' wider place in our culture is curious. His arms do not stretch over Sydney or Melbourne as they do Rio. Ostentatious displays of religious devotion are uncommon, and almost always unwelcome, especially if there is even the faintest whiff of insincerity about them.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for stabbing a Christian to death in Bangladesh as a “le on to others”, an online group that monitors extremist activity said, the latest killing declared by the m...
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Stephen King has made a career out of horror, giving chills to the millions who've read his books and watched the films and TV shows based on his stories. But there's someone who scares even him: Ted...
A second senior government minister has reiterated that Christians will be the focus of the government’s 12,000 humanitarian intake from Syria, as the prime minister, Tony Abbott moves to rea ure the...