The Manor isn't just a place where women get naked, it also sponsors transitional housing for the down and out, and seven months ago began holding church services.
There's a deluded Facebook campaign being waged by people who think that a halal certification means that a cookie company supports terrorism.
A Christian group from Texas is getting ready to sue Wantagh High School over allegations administrators violated a student's religious liberties by not letting her form a Christian club.
A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.
Sitting among the cow skulls in his spooky bungalow, Phil Mawson told me about his conversion from the evil "cult" of Jehovah's Witnesses to the humane world of Satanism.
Many gay British Muslims don't feel that they have to choose between their religion and their sexuality, but not a lot of them are fully "out."
We talked to Kamran Kastle, a guy with an ambitious plan to translate the more than 31,000 verses of the Old and New Testament into emojis.
"Christian Domestic Discipline" is men asserting dominance over their wives using corporal punishment.
Despite Harold Camping's preaching on Family Radio and the costly media blitz, the world didn't end on May 21, 2011.
Eman Mohammed has fought her way through abusive colleagues, death threats, and sexual harassment.
Eighteen years ago, on November 4, 1995, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was murdered by a young right-wing militant named Yigal Amir. I spoke to Yigal's brother and accomplice, Hagai.
Eight-year-old Victoria Climbié was tortured and killed almost 15 years ago because her great-aunt believed she was possessed. Despite the introduction of new government policy following her death, little seems to have changed.
As many Mexicans feel removed from their political and religious leaders, the country has seen an increase in modern religious cults. Santa Muerte is the patron saint of criminals, prostitutes, drug addicts, and all those overlooked by society.
Historical Western witches, modern tribal witches, green witches, and the sexy contemporary ones all get lumped together into some curious mismatched sports team. You can spend days wondering which witch is which. But here's the thing: you don't want to b…
Dropping by Bankstown for Australia's inaugural International Quranic Competition
The pontiff continued his streak of saying things that make liberals swoon when he said that God wasn't a "magician with a magic wand."
Last weekend's Jehovah's Witness Convention in Melbourne was a great opportunity to join the insular JW world, even if just for a few hours.
I talked to the full-time volunteers working to spread the good news about the end of the world and turn commuters into converts.
"In a sense, we need psychopathy. We don't need full-blown psychopath dangerous fuckers, but having a prevalence of psychopathic traits is associated with leadership. It's in presidents, and prime ministers, and in people who take risks."
We went to the anti-mosque protest in Maroochydore.
Moral outrage might be what Abbott feels, but it's a difficult justification in a world where so many moral outrages are allowed to continue without our intervention.
As well as the attempted annihilation of an ethnic group, it's also their religion IS want to destroy. One of the strangest survivals throughout the entirety of human culture, their faith has been viewed as so subversive and unsettling that it's brought h…
On the evening of July 18, 2013, Kathy Barlas returned to her home in Mason City, Iowa, to find her adult son waiting in the garage in his underwear, dripping with blood. "Mom, I killed Satan," he told her.
For the past week, the world's gaze has been fixed on northern Iraq, where the Islamic State is besieging, scattering, and starving out the Yazidis, an ethno-religious minority on the run.