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· September, 2013

Stories about Religion from September, 2013

29 September 2013

Saudi Clergyman Delivers Ground-breaking Science on Why Women Shouldn't Drive

Women in Saudi Arabia should not drive because driving will have adverse effects on their pelvis and ovaries, says a religious scholar. No Kidding.

27 September 2013

Russia’s Hunger Games

RuNet Echo

There are two hunger strikes in Russia today, one by a famous Pussy Riot member and another by a mothers' group. What do the different receptions online say about Russia?

25 September 2013

Two Women Jailed After Kissing at Religious Rally in Brazil

In a religious service lead by the pastor and congressman Marco Feliciano, two young women who kissed in the middle of the event were arrested.

24 September 2013

South Korean Catholic Leaders Protest Spy Agency Scandal

700 Catholic clergy members held a protest against the spy agency's manipulation of the presidential election - the first time in recent decades that the Catholic Church has organized such...

Humanity Defeated Again in Pakistan, Over 80 Christians Killed

A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up in a 130-year-old church in Peshawar after a Sunday Mass killing more than 80 people and injuring many.

21 September 2013

Indonesian Groups Criticize ‘Miss World’ Contest as ‘Un-Islamic’

Venue of the contest was moved from Jakarta to Bali. Organizers vowed to replace bikinis with Balinese sarongs for the beach wear but protests have continued.

2 September 2013

Protests Rock Nepal as Dispute Over Buddha Statue Continues

Protests have begun again over a 17-foot statue of Buddha that was briefly erected at Kakrebihar, a Hindu-Buddhist temple near the city of Birendranagar, until police took it down.

China: Rural Superstition Leads to Horrible Baby Girl Abuse

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