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· April, 2018

Stories about Religion from April, 2018

Why pilgrims from India and Nepal throng to see an orchid that blooms in April

According to local legend and tradition, the Salahesh Fulbari garden in eastern Nepal is the place to be on the Nepali New Year's Day.

Though opposition remains, Trinidad & Tobago takes a historic legal step towards LGBT equality

"We are all humans. We are all the same. When are you going to realize you’re on the wrong side of history?"

PHOTOS: Celebration as High Court Deems Trinidad & Tobago ‘Buggery’ Law ‘Unconstitutional’

"In the end, whether or not the court's ruling managed to change anyone's mind, LBGT+ and religious activists stood side by side on the steps of the Hall of Justice..."

Trinidad & Tobago's LGBT Community Speaks Out as Court Decision on ‘Buggery’ Law Approaches

"Religion must not trump reason when it comes to basic human rights."

On Pakistani Activist Raza Khan, Four Months After His Disappearance

"How could a man who never raises his voice, hardly argues, politely manages disagreements, and has not hurt any being pose a threat? What would anyone gain from his disappearance?"

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