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· December, 2011

Stories about Religion from December, 2011

Pakistan: Images from the Manghopir Shrine

India: Looking Back on 2011

Bethlehem: Armenian and Greek Clergy Clash at Christmas

Armenian and Greek priests have once again clashed, but this time at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, much to the astonishment and amusement of social media users worldwide.

Libya: Celebrating Xmas now that Gaddafi is Gone

India:Call for ‘Back to Basics’ in Kashmir

Colombia: Christmas for Children at ‘The House of the Hummingbird’

Sri Lanka: When Santa Looks Scary

India: The Appeal of Christmas

Iran: Blogger May Face Death Penalty

Iran: ‘Pure comments campaign’

Barbados: remembering “Hitch”

Brazil: Bishop Points Out Rape as Women's Excuse for Abortion

Trinidad & Tobago: Online Petition Against Offensive Ad

Trinidad & Tobago: Dangerous Ad

El Salvador: Visiting El Calvario Church

Nigeria: My Interview With Santa Claus

Paraguay: Photos of the Pilgrimage to Caacupé

Russia: Holy Relic Visits Nation Emerging From State-Sponsored Atheism

People from across Russia traveled great distances and endured hardships in order to view the Virgin Mary's belt - a relic believed to promote fertility. In the decades since the...

Poland: Netizens Debate Proposal to Re-Introduce Death Penalty

The leader of Poland's largest opposition party has announced his support for re-introduction of the death penalty for "the gravest crimes." Although this announcement may be treated as a way...

Egypt: A Baha’i Blogger's Take on the Elections

The Baha’is of Egypt number perhaps only 2,000 people, but over the years the community has faced discrimination and sometimes hostility. Global Voices Online has spoken to Baha’i blogger Wael...

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