ATHENS (RNS) — A new startup, Do My Tama, is helping ex-pats stay connected to their faith by offering to perform religious devotions, virtual pilgrimages and other religious services.
PARIS (RNS) — A ban on slaughtering livestock without stunning them first is seen as a direct attack on kosher and halal practices.
PARIS (RNS) Playing the religion card openly is rare in France, where secularism is normally taken so seriously that politicians rarely if ever mention their faith in public. But this election is not taking place in normal times.
(The Conversation) The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) that interprets EU law issued a landmark judgment on March 14 that upheld the right of private companies in ...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) The judgment on that and a French case came on the eve of a Dutch election in which Muslim immigration is a key issue and weeks before France votes for a president in a similarly charged campaign.
TBILISI — But Francis measured his words carefully, in an apparent attempt not to hurt the Vatican's increasingly warm ties with the Kremlin-backed Russian Orthodox Church.
LONDON (Reuters) -- For Rabbi Julia Neuberger and other British Jews applying for German citizenship, the decision taps into deep emotional baggage due to the weight of history.
(RNS) Religious leaders said people should not become mistrustful of “the other.”
(RNS) There were 437 incidents of anti-Muslim hatred recorded last year, up from 146 the year before.
(RNS) To 'Brexit' or not to 'Brexit'? Today's decision by British voters will have religious motivations for some, and religious implications for everyone.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Argentine pontiff made the comments as he received an award for work done in the service of European integration.
STRASBOURG, France (RNS) Europe seems “somewhat elderly and haggard” and feels “less and less a protagonist” in the world, Pope Francis warned the European Parliament.
COPENHAGEN Denmark (RNS) The Danish government approved a measure earlier this month forbidding poultry and livestock to be killed without being stunned first. But Jewish and Muslim customs require animals to be conscious when killed.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a bid to improve its checkered record on financial transparency, the Vatican on Tuesday (May 7) signed a cooperation agreement with the U.S. agency that fights against financial crimes. The Vatican Bank has a long history of secrecy and scandals, and it has reportedly been involved in several shady operations during the course of its history.
(RNS) Humanist and secularist organizations have accused the European Union of denying them equal treatment with the continent's Christian churches. By Jonathan Luxmoore. 250