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On Tuesday, the highly insular North Korea conducted a massive artillery drill to mark the foundation of its military as tensions with the United States continued to escalate. Like many aspects of Nor...
'Jewish community members walked into my home and gave me a key to the synagogue.'
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Dylann Roof, the avowed white supremacist who massacred nine black churchgoers at Bible study in 2015, was sentenced to death on Tuesday. The jury deliberated for nearly three hours before announcing...
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This article was originally published on Dec. 9, 2015. This year, Hanukkah begins Saturday, Dec. 24, and ends Sunday, Jan. 1. Americans who know anything about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah may have...
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The slab had been encased in marble since at least 1555.
"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 addressed m...
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 kissed 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 Thursda...
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.