Bishops raised the alarm over efforts to ‘suffocate and assault’ some political parties ahead of the 2020 election. Catholic bishops in Burundi came under fire from…View More Burundi accuses Catholic bishops of spreading 'hatred'
BANGKOK (REUTERS) – Thailand’s prime minister on Tuesday (Sept 17) defended police for requesting information about minority Muslim students from universities around the country, after…View More Thai PM Prayut defends police monitoring of Muslim university students
RIYADH (AFP) – With burger patties sizzling over a hot grill, a Saudi eatery did the unthinkable as a muezzin’s call to prayer sent Muslim…View More Warily, Saudi shops push boundaries on prayer-time shutdown
DHAKA (AFP) – The word “virgin” must be removed from Muslim marriage certificates in Bangladesh, the country’s top court has said, a landmark verdict after…View More Bangladesh court orders 'virgin' removed from marriage certificate
La Luz Del Mundo leader Naason Joaquin Garcia arrested in California on charges including human trafficking and rape. The head of a Mexican-based church estimated…View More Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn in US
SINGAPORE – Religious differences are often pegged as the source of tensions in diverse communities, but religion should be part of the solution as well,…View More Religion should be part of the solution for peace, and not the problem: Interfaith conference
SINGAPORE – Art teacher Richard Walker was a prisoner of war in Changi during the Japanese occupation when he painted Epiphany – an allegorical artwork…View More Free art exhibition showcases Singapore's religious harmony
ISLAMABAD (DPA) – Pakistani authorities have arrested a Hindu veterinary doctor over allegations of blasphemy in yet another case that has sparked protests and rioting,…View More Hindu vet arrested in blasphemy case after riots in southern Pakistan
SINGAPORE – Members of a Christian community broke fast with Muslims on Monday (May 27) as part of an initiative to strengthen inter-religious harmony in…View More Christians break fast with Muslims at inter-faith event in Singapore
COLOMBO (AFP) – A Sri Lankan province north of the capital was under indefinite curfew on Tuesday (May 14) after the first death in anti-Muslim…View More Sri Lanka province under curfew after first death in anti-Muslim riots
COLOMBO (REUTERS) – Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home on Friday (April 26) and not attend mosques or churches after the…View More Sri Lankans urged to avoid mosques, churches amid fears of more attacks
SAN FERNANDO, Philippines (AFP) – A man was nailed to a cross with up to 10 more to follow while barefoot men beat themselves with…View More Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines
The Catholic Church in Japan is preparing to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against minors by its priests, including accusations from 20 years ago, amid…View More Japan Catholic Church to begin investigating sex abuse cases
As federal agents teamed with local fire investigators to probe a series of suspicious blazes at historically black churches in Louisiana in a 10-day span,…View More NAACP president calls series of church fires in Louisiana 'domestic terrorism'