Religion

Religion

What Is Birthright and Why Is It So Controversial?

Everything you should know before deciding whether or not to join the free 10 day trip to Israel.
Leila Ettachfini
4 days ago
Religion

Turns Out a Lot of Christians Are Against Trump's Pro-Christian Agenda

A new group called Christians Against Christian Nationalism has formed in the U.S. to fight for the rights of other religions.
Leila Ettachfini
7.31.19
abortion

For Women of Colour, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic

In households where it's common to keep dating a secret, an unplanned pregnancy brings up many challenges.
Sarah Krichel
7.16.19
Religion

Christians Care About Climate Change If It's About Saving 'God's Creation'

A new study shows that climate change can be more of a Christian issue—if we speak their language.
Mary Retta
7.16.19
climate change

If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help

People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
7.4.19
Religion

Holocaust Museum Slams Concentration Camp Comparisons

Surprise: Its chairman is a long-time Trump ally.
Leila Ettachfini
6.25.19
Religion

When a Binding Contract With God Means Staying Silent on Sexual Abuse

Evangelical megachurches are leaning on a favourite tool of corporations to protect themselves from liability in the MeToo era.
Alex Norcia
6.13.19
Drugs

The Church Where It’s Legal to Use Ayahuasca

Owen James, founder of Ceu de Toronto, is expecting new members to flock to the church after it received an exemption from Health Canada to use the hallucinogenic drug.
Hilary Beaumont
5.17.19
Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.13.19
News

Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca

A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
Sarah Krichel
5.9.19
Weed

Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor

Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.
Alex Norcia
5.1.19
Culture

This Mexican Town Celebrates Its Namesake Saint with Exploding Hammers

Despite several attempts to ban the practice and the handful of injuries it regularly causes, the tradition has carried on for 300 years.
VICE Staff
5.1.19
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