Australian state bans external religious organisations from running prayer groups in schools

White House says Obama’s LGBT executive order will not provide religious exemption

Struggling to keep Afghan girl safe after mullah is accused of rape


India: Supreme Judges Rule Sharia Courts' Fatwas have no Legal Sway

Obama should say no to a religion-based exemption on hiring discrimination

Last month President Obama announced that he was drafting an executive order prohibiting federal contractors — which employ about 20% of the American workforce — from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. But now the president is being beseeched to exempt religious employers from the order. He should decline the invitation.

The miracle-buster living in exile

An Indian man who made his name exposing the “miraculous” feats of holy men as tricks has fled the country after being accused of blasphemy. Now in self-imposed exile in Finland, he fears jail - or even assassination - if he returns.

When a Hindu fakir declared on live television that he could kill anybody with tantric chanting, Sanal Edamaruku simply had to take him up on the challenge.

As both were guests in the studio, the fakir was put to the test immediately.

ITV attacked over prime time advert for Scientology

Woman Beaten to Death After Being Accused of Witchcraft on Facebook

Secularism more than ideal, it is a compelling necessity: Sonia

Mississippi passes Arizona-style religious freedom bill

Scientology: how L Ron Hubbard's heir became his fiercest critic - Telegraph

“When it comes to self-reporting religious devotion Americans cannot be trusted. We under-estimate our calories, over-state our height, under-report our weight and when it comes to piety—we lie like a prayer rug.”

Tina Dupuy, American columnist on latest religious-affiliation survey