NEW DELHI (RNS) The popular rice dish has become the latest wedge issue by India’s Hindu nationalist government to impose its religious standards on the officially secular country.
Police say the attacker was self-radicalized, but also working with an associate in the so-called Islamic State.
PARIS (RNS) Pressure is mounting there because of last year's rapid influx of refugees from the Muslim world, which has challenged state and local authorities to integrate them better.
PARIS (RNS) The issue of how to confront what one security expert called 'this epidemic of terrorism' is deeply dividing a society that now wonders not if but when, and where, the next outrage will occur.
(RNS) The Russian synod also said the summit in Crete could not be called “pan-Orthodox” because four of the 14 independent Orthodox member churches did not attend.
(RNS) The Russian Orthodox Church cast a pall over the planned June 20-26 meeting on the Greek island of Crete by calling for the session to be postponed.
(RNS) Accounts of Muslim migrants ganging up on Christians and other minorities in refugee shelters are raising concerns.
(RNS) A party congress over the weekend voted to drop Ennahda’s traditional religious work and participate in Tunisian politics as a regular political party.
(RNS) Creating a “mosque tax” for Germany’s 4 million Muslims, who make up about 5 percent of the population, would tap a broad base of contributions that could replace foreign funds.
(RNS) The practical approach these faculties have taken contrasts sharply with the increasingly shrill declarations coming from Germany’s far-right.
(RNS) There’s a whiff of nostalgia around the restoration, with critics claiming that the aim is to restore some of the glory of the Prussian kingdom that dominated Imperial Germany.
PARIS (RNS) The arrival of the burkini has rocked headlines in Europe, sparking a strong French reaction and a more flexible treatment in Britain.
PARIS (RNS) The Cameroon native who grew up in France felt an emptiness she hoped Islam would fill.
PARIS (RNS) The shifting emphasis from religion to realpolitik marked the end of an unusual period during which many Germans took a firm moral stand to help the desperate refugees.
PARIS (RNS) Russian leaders pressured the church to change the venue after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet that strayed into its airspace.