Tag: Religion

Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017

JERUSALEM — The number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank grew at nearly twice the rate of Israel's overall population last year, a...
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DALLASTOWN, Pa. — The Coptic Christian community is growing so fast that it might may soon outgrow even this new home. ...
Iowa City students ask district to note Muslim holidays

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Some Iowa City elementary students are urging the school district to recognize Muslim holidays, and board members say they're willing...
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DES MOINES, Iowa — The Roman Catholic bishop of the Des Moines Diocese has turned 75 and submitted his required resignation to Pope Francis. ...
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EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A New Jersey rabbi and two New York City residents are facing charges in connection with the alleged human trafficking...
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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis backed down Monday and accepted the resignation of Nigerian bishop who had been rejected for years by the priests...
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BUCHAREST, Romania — Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screenings of two movies featuring gay themes, saying they violate traditional values. In response,...
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MOSCOW — The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on churchgoers in Russia's predominantly Muslim Dagestan region. ...
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DHARMSALA, India — A weekend fire at the sprawling Jokhang monastery in Tibet did not affect the main chapel at the 1,300-year-old religious site,...
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ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time by marrying a faith healer, his party...

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