Religion

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
5.14.19
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
5.2.19
Feature

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?
Allie Jones
4.29.19
Easter

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.
Nafsika Mavromoustakou
4.19.19
Photography

Activists in Lebanon Are Using Religious Tattoos as Protest Symbols

Even though many are not particularly religious, tattoos have become a way of showing solidarity.
VICE Staff
4.17.19
purim

Photos of the Purim Street Party in Europe's Hasidic Heartland

Photographer Grey Hutton went to Stamford Hill to watch the celebrations unfold.
VICE Staff
3.26.19
mental health

What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God

It's like going off a drug.
Caroline Beaton
3.5.19
Religion

Exploring the Legacy of 'The Satanic Verses' 30 Years On

We spoke to journalist Mobeen Azhar about his new VICE Studios documentary for BBC Two.
Salma Haidrani
2.27.19
Religion

This Guy Claims to Be the Reincarnation of L. Ron Hubbard

The 31-year-old has legally changed his name to Lafayette Ron Hubbard, but the official Church of Scientology isn't buying his story.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
2.10.19
Noisey News

This Justin Bieber Interview Sure Is Something

Buckle up, the 24-year-old pop icon and his new wife Hailey Baldwin to talk about religion, marriage, and celibacy in a pretty ridiculous 'Vogue' profile.
Josh Terry
2.8.19
Religion

The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People

The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
Alex Norcia
1.27.19
Stuff

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
1.15.19
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