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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.
Santa Claus does not exist, the mufti of the northwestern district of Keşan said today...
A recent census carried out in the Czech Republic revealed more than 15,000 people believed in "the Force" from the "Star Wars" films.
A shy 8-year-old schoolgirl has unwittingly found herself on the front line of Israel's latest religious war.
Thousands of children suffered sexual abuse in Dutch Catholic institutions, and church officials failed to adequately address the abuse or help the victims, according to a long-awaited investigation released Friday.
Israeli archaeologists said on Dec. 25 that they had found a 2,000-year-old clay seal...
British-born journalist and atheist intellectual Christopher Hitchens, who made...
Pope Benedict XVI ushered in Christmas for the world’s 1.3 billion Roman Catholics on Dec. 24, urging humanity...
Bulgaria's Muslim minority are not deeply religious, although they enthusiastically practise traditional rituals, a study showed Friday.
Pope Benedict XVI prayed for famine, flood and conflict victims around the world in his traditional Christmas message...
Thousands of Shiite Muslims gathered together to commemorate the battle of Karbala in Istanbul’s Halkalı district.
A major study released yesterday puts the total number of Christians worldwide at 2.18 billion, or 31.7 percent - nearly a third - of the estimated global population of 6.9 billion.
More than 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims began on Friday the rites of the annual hajj pilgrimage, leaving the holy city of Mecca for Mount Arafat, where the prophet Mohammed is believed to have delivered his final hajj sermon.
Jews began marking the festival of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, at sundown yesterday.
It’s been a decade since the September 11 attacks and many Americans still don’t know quite what to make of their 2.75 million Muslim compatriots. Could a reality TV series help?