MADRID— A Vatican crackdown on the commercial use of its name and official emblems has encountered resistance from a Spanish website that refuses to give up referencing the seat of the Catholic Church in its masthead. Founder Gabriel Ariza alleges that the Vatican is engaging in a "political witch-hunt" against his site in retaliation for InfoVaticana.com' s...
Religion and politics are mixing more and more in Malaysia and Indonesia, two of Southeast Asia's biggest economies.
Controversial religious organization the Church of Scientology is launching a TV network on Monday.
TUNIS, Tunisia— Tunisian women have demonstrated to demand equal inheritance rights, amid national debate over the issue that has reverberated around the Muslim world. Under a heavy police presence, they marched to parliament Saturday in Tunis to demand a law guaranteeing equal inheritance for daughters and sons. "We have to stop considering this subject...
*UK and Saudi sign trade deals worth more than $2 bln. LONDON/ RIYADH, March 9- Britain and Saudi Arabia took a step closer to a multi-billion- pound arms deal on Friday, touching on the most inflammatory element of their relationship at the end of an official visit to London that has mixed warm diplomacy with angry street protests. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin...
LONDON/ RIYADH, March 9- Britain and Saudi Arabia took a step closer to a multi-billion pound arms deal on Friday, touching on the most inflammatory element of their relationship at the end of an official visit to London which has mixed warm diplomacy with angry street protest. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been in the British capital for three days on...
The woman allegedly experienced "severe emotional distress" and suffered anxiety and "fear of 'going to Hell.'"
March 5- The Bank of England plans to offer a proposed sharia-compliant liquidity tool to a wider range of financial institutions beyond Islamic banks to boost demand, a senior official said on Monday. London has long sought to position itself as a global hub for Islamic finance, aiming to attract business from core centres in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Atlanta is one of 11 Amazon HQ2 cities in states lacking LGBTQ discrimination laws. Georgia's Senate just passed a bill adding to concerns.
He became a spiritual counselor to presidents and was the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history.
U.K. government signs agreement with Church of England that will see churches across country used to improve digital connectivity.
President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court ruled.
Macy's is launching a women's clothing line aimed at Muslim shoppers.
The Vatican has given President Donald Trump advice on what he should say during his address to global business and political leaders in Davos.
ISTANBUL, Jan 25- On a hill overlooking Istanbul is a religious school where, 50 years ago, a boy from a working class district attended classes in Islam. The boy was Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's future president. His recent speeches have emphasised Turkey's Ottoman history and domestic achievements over Western ideas and influences.
BEIJING, Jan 23- Beijing is starting a special investigation campaign into online video games to root out those with "low taste", the official Xinhua news agency reported. China's booming video game market, the world's largest, is being driven by game developers like Tencent and NetEase. Last year, Tencent had to change a popular battle royale-style game that the...
The president's speech to the annual March for Life belied his complicated relationship with the anti-abortion movement.
President Trump speaks about the economy and religious freedom bills while addressing March for Life participants at the White House.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services created a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within its Office of Civil Rights to enforce the rights of doctors, nurses and others who invoke such objections. James Blumstein, a professor at Vanderbilt Law School in Tennessee, said the administration's plan could remedy what he described as years of...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback discusses taking a job on promoting religious freedom within the Trump administration in the fallout of President Trump's alleged comment on immigration.