Religion

Religion

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Photo credit: Philip Hollis By National Secular Society The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has criticised Ireland in its periodic review, urging...

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Photo credit: Credit Alec Soth/Magnum Photos By Susan Jacoby The population of nonreligious Americans — including atheists, agnostics and those who call themselves “nothing in...

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Photo credit: AP Photo By Nick Gass New Hampshire is now the least-religious state in the country, according to Gallup's 2015 state-by-state-analysis released Thursday, five days...

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Photo credit: Pew Research Center By Pew Research Center Half of Americans say the next president should be careful not to criticize Islam as a whole...

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Photo credit: Ed Wray By Pam Belluck and Joe Cochrane Female genital cutting has always been seen as an ancient ritual practiced in Africa and to...

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Photo credit: St Andrew’s C of E primary By Harriet Sherwood A primary school headteacher has been mocked on Twitter after claiming that evolution was “a...

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Photo credit: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters By Maajid Nawaz Somewhere in the world there is a Muslim-majority country in which a 15-year-old boy accidentally raised his hand to...

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Photo credit: Sworup Nhasiju By Danielle Preiss Famous for its high peaks and wind-whipped prayer flags, Hindu-majority Nepal used to be a nation unreached by Christianity. Now...

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Photo credit: Mark Kauzlarich/Reuters By Frances Stead Sellers and John Wagner Growing up, Bernie Sanders followed the path of many young American Jews. He went to...

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Photo credit: Jerry Coyne/Oxford English Dictionary By Jerry Coyne I’m not quite sure who “James Bishop” is, as I hadn’t heard of him previously, but he...