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I Went to an Islamic Exorcism in the Back of a Glaswegian Nail Salon

Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.
Nick Chester, Photos: Andrew Perry
a day ago
Religion

'Jesus Loves Goths': Inside Asylum, the Bible Study Group For Metalheads

The multi-denominational group celebrates faith in the alternative community, and, in doing so, enables something quietly revolutionary.
Jak Hutchcraft
1.9.19
vegans

We Asked Vegans If They Should Be Given the Same Protections as Religious People

A tribunal next March will decide whether veganism is a philosophical or religious belief, but what do you lot think?
Salma Haidrani
12.18.18
Fashion

Morticians Explain How People Choose Their Last Outfits

From a simple shroud to Aretha Franklin's multiple costume changes, here's how to pick the clothes you'd literally be caught dead in.
Ilise S. Carter
12.11.18
true crime

The Vatican Just Pulled Off Another Massive Dodge on Sexual Abuse

Sound familiar? This time, lawsuits and investigations are swirling.
Alex Norcia
11.15.18
Religion

This $100 Million Noah's Ark Theme Park Is a Boring, Homophobic Mess

Kentucky's Ark Encounter theme park was designed to be entertaining to Creationists and non-Creationists alike. I was not entertained.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.15.18
Religion

Growing Up Evangelical Ruined Sex for Me

In her new memoir, Linda Kay Klein writes about escaping Evangelical purity culture, and its lasting influence on her life as an adult.
Josiah Hesse
10.10.18
Religion

I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me', I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.1.18
Religion

What Would Happen if Roman Catholic Priests Were Allowed to Have Sex

Probably more priests. But with the Church under scrutiny over sex scandals across the planet, it might happen sooner than you think.
Alex Norcia
9.26.18
Religion

The Horrific Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal Is About to Get a Lot Worse

"I think we're going to look back on this as a Martin Luther moment, where someone's nailing the theses to the door."
Alex Norcia
9.12.18
Catholic Church

Can the Pope Go to Jail?

A new wave of sex scandals and allegations he personally covered for an abusive cardinal have Pope Francis under fire. But is he in trouble?
Alex Norcia
9.7.18
Catholic Church

A Timeline of This Summer's Horrific Catholic Abuse Scandals

Since June, the Church has had to deal with major abuse scandals coming to light in the era of #MeToo.
Alex Norcia
8.28.18
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