#Religion

  • Feature: 'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2019

    Tammy Monteiro was married at 16 in Massachusetts. Marriage before 18 is still legal there today. Read more

  • Article: 14 Stunning Photos of Democracy and Faith From Around the World This Week

    14 Stunning Photos of Democracy and Faith From Around the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|May 24, 2019

    From Malawi to India, people cast their votes in elections this week. Read more

  • Article: China Bans Uighur Ethnic Minority From Observing Ramadan

    China Bans Uighur Ethnic Minority From Observing Ramadan

    From Voice of America|May 9, 2019

    The government tightened religious restrictions on Uighurs for the Muslim holy month. Read more

  • Article: Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Bombings

    Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Bombings

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 29, 2019

    Human rights groups worry the move will fuel tension and ostracize the Muslim community. Read more

  • Article: Indian Woman Becomes First Female to Climb Previously Male-Only Mountain Peak

    Indian Woman Becomes First Female to Climb Previously Male-Only Mountain Peak

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 16, 2019

    The Agasthyakoodam peak is home to a statue of a celibate sage. Read more

  • Article: Photos of Diwali, Hindu Festival of Lights, From Around the World

    Photos of Diwali, Hindu Festival of Lights, From Around the World

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sophie Maes|Nov. 7, 2018

    "For us, Diwali is the victory of good over evil, the returning of good back into our lives." Read more

  • Article: Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple

    Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 18, 2018

    After the Supreme Court revoked a temple's gender ban, devotees protested. Read more

  • Article: Quebec Law Could Force Women Who Wear Hijabs Out of Jobs

    Quebec Law Could Force Women Who Wear Hijabs Out of Jobs

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 17, 2018

    The government wants to outlaw religious garb. Read more