(RNS) — When the Bangladesh government prepared to return 2,000 Muslim refugees to Myanmar, Hindu Rohingya were hopeful they would be sent back, too. But no one came for them.
GUWAHATI, India (RNS) — Local media reports have linked at least 16 suicides to a massive government effort in the state of Assam to drive out immigrants who authorities say are in the country illegally, especially Muslims from neighboring Bangladesh.
LANHAM, Md. (RNS) — Hindus have found a new reason to recommit themselves to vegetarianism: global warming.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The White House says its administration 'continues to engage hundreds of faith leaders on various issues that directly impact their communities,’ but some say they’re not in that number.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (RNS) — Placing menstruating girls and women in sheds or huts is a centuries-old tradition called chhaupadi, practiced throughout the Hindu-majority country. But on Aug. 17, it became an offense.
(AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a group of Sikhs and Hindus on their way to meet Afghanistan’s president in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Meanwhile, most everyone else is kept at arm's length.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Quotes from the 44th president about faith over his two terms in the White House.
DHAKA— Attacks on Hindus, who make up around 8 percent of the population are not uncommon in the mostly Muslim South Asian country, but the scale of the recent anti-Hindu violence is unusual.
It's unexpected events like these that keep me loving religion and politics in the USA.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) The festival is thought to bring peace, good health and blessings to devotees. For tourists, Thaipusam offers a window on the concept of “mind over matter.”
(RNS) Last in the polls, the Louisiana governor has one of the more intriguing religious backgrounds among all the contenders. Here are five faith facts about the newest Republican candidate.
NEW DELHI (RNS) The attacks on the Christian community have come against a background of fear, triggered by Hindus in Narendra Modi’s party, that Christians are increasing their efforts to proselytize -- especially in schools.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds -- surprise!-- we like ourselves. U.S. adults feel most warmly about those who share their religion.
(RNS) A court in Muslim-majority Bangladesh sentenced an Islamist member of Parliament to death for genocide and other crimes against Hindus during the country's 1971 war for independence.
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