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On the absence of the presence

Atheism and the phenomenon of secularization are the worst consequences of our most damaging failures as Church

Russian tourist deported from Bali over nude photo on sacred tree

The immigration department said it was pushing the local government to finish a guide for tourists who wish to visit Bali

China’s head of religious affairs office removed, investigated

Cui is reportedly under investigation for committing “serious disciplinary infractions and breaking state laws”

Pope Francis meets Buddhists from Taiwan, says religions play role in...

Pope Francis said religions are called to foster fraternity by promoting a “culture of encounter,” especially among the young

Faith and religions in globalized megacities

Popular imagination has ambivalent notions of the divine presence in urban and cosmopolitan contexts

Wealthy Indian girl renounces fortune, enters strict religious order

The child is one of the youngest people to have taken the "diksha" ceremony to abandon their material possessions and enter the Jain monkhood

Philippine gov’t hit for using religion to justify non-passage of laws...

“The government cannot use the Catholic religion to oppose the passage of laws protecting and affirming the rights of LGBTQIA+ people"

India at 75: Hindu faith bottled and home-delivered

Since winning elections in 2014, Modi has put Hinduism front and center of his government in the officially secular nation of 1.4 billion

‘Vegetarian’ temple crocodile mourned in India

The revered reptile was found floating lifeless in the lake early on Monday after reportedly being off its food for several days

Pope Francis warns against use of religion as prop for power

"May we never allow the sacred to be exploited by the profane. The sacred must never be a prop for power, nor power a prop for the sacred."

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