Stories about Religion from November, 2015
"Lost in all the celebrations...is the fact that FGM is not banned in The Gambia, at least not yet. There is no enforceable law on the books"
"We bleat about the West callously turning back refugees while we sit in abject silence at continued Ahmadi persecution in Pakistan."
In the heart of the Belgian capital lies Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, a low-income community with a connection to those suspected of carrying out the attacks on Paris and other acts of violence.
The Rastafari Rootzfest -- Jamaica's first ever "educational ganja festival" -- is paving the way for the island to make its mark on the emerging global marijuana industry.
Can the ‘political pope,’ as he is increasingly being called, advance peace and promote reconciliation in Africa where so many others have failed?
"We do not get a "safe" button on Facebook. We do not get late night statements from the most powerful men and women alive and millions of online users..."
“I believe Islam is very tolerant on these issues,” the LGBT activist says. “I believe in God, and God loves. Those who cast us out aren’t God.”
Myanmar's November 8 election is the country's second general election after the military-backed government implemented political reforms in 2010.
Almost 300 Colombian families of African descent converted to Islam 40 years ago as a form of empowerment in the face of marginalization.