Stories about Religion from June, 2015
Bahrain is on alert following a threat by ISIS that its Shia population are its next target following attacks on Shia mosques in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
"...all of humanity needs to stand united in addressing the crisis of our times. Climate change is an issue for everyone with a moral conscience.”
Yemenis welcomed their first day of Ramadan, the holy Muslim month of fasting, with more airstrikes from Saudi Arabia. Noon Arabia highlights the tragedy Yemen is going through this month.
At least 24 people were killed when a suicide bomber belonging to ISIS blew himself up at a Shia mosque in Kuwait.
Pope Francis’ Call to ‘Hear Both the Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor’ Resonates in the Philippines
Environmentalists in the country also called on the Vatican to divest from fossil fuels.
In Venezuela, certain cults venerate deceased criminals. Followers visit their graves and build altars in their homes to ask the magical spirits for divine favors.
Some Caribbean netizens contend that the region abandoned all logic over #CharlieCharlie, prior to finding out the game was an Internet gimmick and not the work of the dark side.
Not so long ago, Jews from Arabic countries living in Israel — called Mizrahim — were seen as second class. But now, "it's cool to be Mizrahi."
"He is a Sikh and I'm a Muslim. But we are friends. Although we have diversities, we share our own opinions and beliefs, we accept and respect our different identities."
The Dalai Lama said that he may return as a ‘mischievous blonde woman’ or he might not be incarnated at all. His comments inspired Hong Konger and Taiwanese comic artists.