Royal Families in Rajasthan Say They're Descendants of Lord Ram
They are willing to provide documents to make the process of creating a temple for Lord Ram a smoother one.
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Ahead of Bakr-Id, Bombay High Court Bans Animal Slaughter in Homes and and Housing Societies
The court’s recent order allots 58 designated areas for the same, and will impact over 8,000 no-objection certificates handed out for slaughtering goats and sheep.
Turns Out A Lot of Christians Are Against Trump's Pro-Christian Agenda
A new group called Christians Against Christian Nationalism has formed to fight for the rights of other religions in the U.S.
Partying in Indonesia? You Might Just Find a Religious Leader Stopping by Your Nightclubs to Give Sermons
For 14 years, a cleric named Gus Miftah has been delivering religious sermons at nightclubs around Yogyakarta and Bali. Now, it’s Jakarta’s turn, thanks to a blessing from the governor.
China Claims Uighurs Were Forced Into Islam
In an effort to fight international criticism, the government claims that history is being distorted and that Uighurs were not originally Muslims by choice.
Why Are Some Muslim Countries Standing in Solidarity With China?
Political power and economic motivations are compelling reasons for Muslim nations to continue their support, despite China's persecution of Uighurs.
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.
Queer Clergy Tell Us What It's Like to Be Gay and a Christian Leader
"It's been difficult for many to accept that a gay person could become a high-ranking minister."
A Bishop Wants to Solve Gang Violence by Spraying Holy Water from a Helicopter
It seems like just another tone-deaf idea from a deeply troubled Church.
An Islamic Body in Indonesia Forbids Women From Playing Football
The U.S. Women’s National Football team just capped off an inspiring World Cup victory, but in Indonesia, one city is forbidding women from playing the game.
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.
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These Activists Think You Can Save the Planet with Meditation
I spent the day with the Dharma Action Network For Climate Engagement and went on a meditation protest.