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· June, 2011

Stories about Religion from June, 2011

Vatican: A ”Historic” Tweet From Pope Benedict XVI

Hijablogging: “Hijab Undecided”

The topics discussed and debated in the "hijablogosphere" are always wide-ranging, but a succession of recent blog posts delve into one particularly tricky topic: what happens when a woman decides...

Cuba: Methodist Pastor Replaced

Egypt: Sawiris and the Niqabi Minnie Mouse

Egyptian Christian business tycoon, and recent politician, Naguib Sawiris, posted a cartoon on his Twitter today showing Mickey Mouse with a beard and Minnie Mouse in Niqab. He commented: “Micky...

Tajikistan: A BBC journalist arrested

Video: Celebrating the Solstice

The celebrations for Summer and Winter Solstices were full of lanterns, dances, flowers and bonfires. Lets tour around the world to check out the different celebrations: Solstice at Stonehenge, Feast...

Trinidad & Tobago: Markets & Monasteries

Bolivia: The ‘Gran Poder’ Festival in Photos

Russia: The Origins of Anti-Clericalism in the Blogosphere

Nigeria: On an Explosive Projectile?

It was like a Nollywood premier, but this time there were neither props nor digital effects. Nigeria has joined nations under terrorist threats following the bomb explosion that pierced the...

Trinidad and Tobago: Cruz de Mayo

Peru: Controversy Over ‘Cristo del Pacífico’

Pakistan: The Beasts Kill Again

Pakistan: Religious Racism Spotted

Egypt: On Iran's Theological Rule

Pakistan: Stop Hate Speech Against Ahmadis

Nepal: Religious Intolerance?

Dominica: Existing Sodomy Law

Sri Lanka: Moral Cleansing And The Government

Bermuda: Why the Homophobia?

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