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· February, 2010

Stories about Religion from February, 2010

23 February 2010

Uganda: On the screening of gay porn in church

Has Pastor Martin Ssempa gone too far? Over 300 people were gathered in church last week in Uganda by the controversial anti- gay bill supporter Pastor Ssempa to watch gay...

Haiti: 4.9 Tremor

Trinidad & Tobago: Being the PM

21 February 2010

Singapore: Netizens angry over pastor’s comments on Buddhism and Taoism

A pastor from a small evangelical church in Singapore was forced to apologize after netizens complained about the anti-Buddhism and anti-Taoism sermons of the church leader.

17 February 2010

My Name is Khan – Cultural Politics in India

A look at the Hindi blog-posts related to the Bollywood film 'My Name Is Khan' reveals an interesting fact - that the reactions to this film have more to do...

Burqa Strains Multicultural Australia

Since the proposed bans on the wearing of the burqa in France, the issue has been simmering in the Australian blogosphere. An Australian radio shock-jock, and ex-police officer, drew criticism...

Morocco: To Valentine or Not to Valentine?

In Morocco, as in many countries, celebrating Valentine's Day has caught on as a modern expression of love. In major cities, storefronts stock candy hearts and teddy bears, but, as...

16 February 2010

Haiti: Between Grief and Love

Despite the difficulties encountered by Haitians to get back to a normal daily life after the destructive earthquake of January 12th and the ongoing grieving in people's hearts, a place...

Saudi Arabia: Beware of Flirtation Charges!

15 February 2010

Egypt: Valentine's Day Dilemma

Forget about anything you know about the Valentine's Day, as you are going to experience so many contradicting reactions and thoughts regarding this day, after paying the Egyptian blogosphere a...

USA: Native Cherokees Fight for Sacred Mound

Cherokee Native Americans in North Carolina are currently fighting the construction of an electrical station they say would impede the spiritual experience at Kituwah, a sacred mound that is cherished...

14 February 2010

Malaysia: Pantyless movement on Valentine’s Day

Some female college students in Malaysia are calling for a “pantyless movement” on Valentine’s Day. The campaign became quite popular through word of mouth and the internet. Religious authorities are...

13 February 2010

Pakistan: The Ban On Kyte-flying

12 February 2010

Haiti: On Orphans

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