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.
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.
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.
Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca
A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
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.
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.
When an Influential Pastor Becomes an #Influencer
A new Instagram account tracking the luxury clothes favored by celebrity pastors begs the question: What (and for whom) are they actually selling?
Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter
On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
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Marianne Williamson Wants to Make Democrats the Party of Faith
For progressive, religious people like me, the 2020 candidate has a powerful message
Issac J. Bailey
Election Season Is Boom Time for Indonesia's Exorcists
Legislative candidates spend a fortune on their campaigns. When the majority of them lose the race, their savings and their sanity, exorcists step in.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
Quebec Is Yet Again Trying To Ban Religious Symbols Worn by Public Workers
It’s the fourth time the province has tried to ban religious symbols, including hijabs, worn by government employees.
We Talked to Muslims in the LGBTQ Community About Standing Up for Queer Youth
"Queer Muslim voices in this debate are the most important. We can’t continue to have conversations about marginalized groups without them leading those conversations."