Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· December, 2009

Stories about Religion from December, 2009

South Asia: Looking Back At 2009

The year 2009 is ending and its time to retrospect how the year has been for the South Asian region. In a two-part review we will look back at some...

Iraq: Arabs, Coffee, and Resistance

Honduras: Pope Benedict XVI Refers to Coup in Christmas Address

Philippines: A bishop's accomplishment report

Malaysia: Spiritual leader urges colleagues to practice polygamy

Pakistan Was Meant To Be A Secular State

Pakistan: Debunking Myths About Shias

Moldova: Public Menorah Crushed in Chisinau

Pakistan: Jihadi Culture On The Rise

Czech Republic: Christmas Carols

Pakistan: An Eye For An Eye

Israel: Separate But Equal?

Israel: Unwelcome Visitors in Jaffa's Ajami Mosque

Iran: Death of Top Dissident Cleric, Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri

Iranian citizens posted photos and videos of clashes with pro-government militamen during the funeral of the country's top dissident cleric, Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri.

Sudan: Is Unity Still a Strategic Choice?

Writing in Arabic, Sudanese blogger Ayman Hajj discusses his country's politics and why many Sudanese people are losing faith in unity.

Saudi Arabia: Mixed and Interfaith Marriages

Qatar: Critiques bristle; calls to shut down popular online forum

A series of scathing posts on Qatar Living, an popular online forum, prompts locals to call for site's demise. Campaign not against all expats, says founder of anti-QL Facebook group.

Podcast: Interview with Sudanese Drima

Sudanese Drima is the pseudonym for Global Voices' Malaysia-based Sudanese author. In this ten-minute interview we discuss how social media is affecting Islam, the Darfur conflict, and issues of Afro-Arab...

Uganda: Could Pastor Warren stop anti-gay legislation in Uganda?

Uganda: Updates on the pending anti-gay bill

The impending anti- gay bill 2009 in Uganda that plans on criminalizing homosexuality and locking gays in prison or killing them has raised concerns all over the world. Chances that...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site