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Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) launched an investigation against a mufti over his sexist comments insinuating women who do not wear the headscarf were like “products sold at half price” on Sept. 22.
Pope Benedict XVI now has his own Twitter account, Anatolian news agency has reported.
Orthodox Christians in Istanbul reenacted the baptism of Christ with a traditional cross-throwing ceremony Jan. 6 at several waterfront locations in the city.
After reports revealed about a historic monastery in...
Work has begun to prepare the way for sermons to be preached in English in some historic mosques.
France inaugurated its first municipal Muslim cemetery in the city of Strasbourg today, a move hailed by Islamic leaders
The Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate has begun to use social media more actively to launch its services and activities to wider audiences.
Pope Benedict XVI on Monday urged "profound renewal" in the Catholic Church to combat child abuse in a message to participants of a first-ever Vatican conference on the issue.
Fox Latin America has apologized for a poll on whether Jews killed Jesus Christ that one of its staffers put on a Facebook.
Over 30 American imams signed a fatwa Saturday condemning honor killings, after a Canada court convicted Afghan immigrants for murdering four female relatives accused of damaging the family’s reputation.
Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Hayati Yazıcı inaugurated Vortvots Vorodman Armenian Church Culture Center in Istanbul Dec. 28, using the opportunity to discuss Turkish-Armenian relations.
A billion-plus Asians welcomed the Year of the Dragon yesterday with a cacophony of fireworks, hoping the mightiest sign in the Chinese zodiac will usher in the wealth and power it represents.
The annual cleaning of one of Christianity's holiest churches deteriorated into a brawl between rival clergy yesterday.
An Afghan calligrapher has worked for five years to create the world’s biggest Koran, a bid to show the world that Afghanistan’s rich cultural heritage
Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs launched a probe into mufti Süleyman Yeniçeri ...