GENEVA (Reuters) "One part of the human brain usually develops common sense. Some of these (Chinese) hardliners, that part of brain is missing," said the crimson-robed Nobel laureate.
(Reuters) U.S. Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad was trying to pick up her credentials to the South by Southwest (SXSW) arts festival when a volunteer insisted she remove her head scarf.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) They worry that behind the gentle facade lies a dangerous reformer who is diluting Catholic teaching on moral issues like homosexuality and divorce while focusing on social problems such as climate change and economic inequality.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) But Ravi Shankar rejects warnings from Indian environmentalists who predict that the event, and the 3.5 million visitors expected, will devastate the area's biodiversity.
The measure is like others that protect churches from being forced to marry gay couples -- but foes say that's already unconstitutional.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Hundreds of children in western Pennsylvania were sexually assaulted by about 50 Roman Catholic priests over four decades while bishops covered up their actions.
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, who prosecutors say belonged to an ally of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, is the first person to be charged with destroying cultural artifacts by the International Criminal Court.
Simon Newman had been quoted comparing students at the Maryland college to bunnies and saying: "You just have to drown the bunnies ... put a Glock to their heads."
ISLAMABAD - The governor had called for reform of the law against insulting Islam. Street protests broke out by supporters of the killer, who consider him a hero for defending the faith.
VATICAN CITY — The book, called "Dear Pope Francis," answers such questions as "What did God do before the world was made?"
BUENOS AIRES — Nisman was found dead, days after accusing then-President Cristina Fernandez of covering up Iran's alleged role in the1994 truck bombing of a Jewish center.
The performer's concerts were among "subtle attacks of the evil one," Archbishop Ramon Arguelles said in a reference to Satan. In 2012, Arguelles opposed the Manila concert of Lady Gaga as the work of Satan.
"The commandment "You shall not kill," has absolute value and applies to both the innocent and the guilty," he said Sunday.
Job seekers at the Kentucky theme park, which gets state tax incentives, may be asked to sign a different Christian faith statement than one requiring belief in creationism.
The Italian professor wrote 20 books but was best known for his theology-laden detective story set in a 14th Century monastery.