20190711franceburkini

Muslim women in France are disobeying the rules at a local swimming pool by wearing burkinis.

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Source: BBC

20190708iccs

Having a religious studies curriculum in schools can bolster social cohesion, by helping young people develop a positive outlook of those from other faiths, experts said at an interfaith conference in Singapore.

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Source: Strait Times

20190710quebec

François Legault’s government passed a ban on some public servants wearing religious symbols, enshrining into law a measure decried by opposition parties, minority groups and human-rights observers as an affront to personal liberty.

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Source: The Globe and Mail

20190712buddhiststatue

In March 2001, the Taliban blasted away two giant statues, one 181 feet and the other 125 feet tall, which at the time were thought to be the two biggest standing Buddhas on the planet.

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Source: New York Times

20190702teenagersreligion

How do teenagers feel about religion and the religious practices of their classmates? And how does what they're taught at school affect those views?

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Source: ABC

20190707srilankahope

Compass explores the religious complexities of Sri Lanka through the experience of an Australian Sri Lankan family the De Silvas, and people from other faiths who live in the island nation.

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Source: ABC

20190709pope

In a potentially groundbreaking move, the Roman Catholic Church on Monday cracked open the door to ordaining married, elderly men to the priesthood to meet the pastoral needs of Catholics in remote areas of the Amazon.

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Source: New York Times

20190705buddhistwomen

James Carleton and a panel of ordained women explore the influence of women in Buddhism and discuss contemporary issues surrounding gender and the faith.

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Source: ABC 

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