Indonesian central government has agreed to block the mobile internet ahead of Bali's annual Day of Silence, or Nyepi.
Former Irish president Mary McAleese has strongly criticized the Catholic Church over a lack of gender inclusion and LGBT rights.
Concerns raised about Christian, Jewish and Muslim schools, especially about 80 which are outside the control of Ofsted, the education regulator.
Buddhists celebrated Makha Bucha Day at a temple in Thailand.
The Pennsylvania-based World Peace and Unification Sanctuary is not your everyday kind of church.
A Vatican magazine has denounced how nuns are often treated like indentured servants in the Roman Catholic Church.
An Indian village in Uttar Pradesh celebrated Lathmar holi - a festival of colour.
Billy Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina, spokesman Mark DeMoss told The Associated Press.
Christian Crush offers all couples the chance to watch seminars on tackling porn addiction in relationships.
Supporters of Sufi leader Nourali Tabandeh have been holding sporadic sit-ins near his home in Tehran.
Muslim scholar Ali Selim should be sacked after calling for female circumcision (FGM) to become legal in Ireland, says Dublin imam Dr Umar Al-Qadri.
This most important of Hindu festivals falls on Tuesday 13 through to Wednesday 14 February 2018.
Denmark has proposed banning full-face Islamic veils like the niqab and the burqa in public with the justice minister saying they were "incompatible" with Danish values.
Poland's president says he will sign a bill outlawing suggestions the Polish nation or state was complicit in Nazi crimes.
Head teachers must stop religious extremists using schools to indoctrinate children says Ofsted head
Head of Ofsted Amanda Spielman says religious extremists use schools to 'indoctrinate' children and narrow their horizons.
The fatwa has been issued by an Islamic cleric in India's north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The imam of one the largest mosques in Manchester married a woman 30 years younger than him last year.
Pope Francis jokes that gossiping nuns are 'terrorists' during visit to the Church of the Nazarenas in Lima, Peru.
In temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius (–22F), believers immersed themselves in cross-shaped holes cut into thick ice covering rivers and lakes.
Russian President Vladimir Putin strips off and plunges into ice hole to celebrate Orthodox Epiphany
Russian President Vladimir Putin immersed himself in a frozen lake to celebrate Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity marking the baptism of Jesus.
Group calling themselves "Right in Resistance" post pictures of dummy decapitated corpse in anti-Muslim threat.
Every year on the night of 17 January, horses are ridden through huge flames and clouds of smoke on the streets of the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares.
Nine churches have been firebombed in the past week, and scores of demonstrators were arrested during his first open-air mass in Santiago.
Makar Sankranti marks the winter solstice and the transition of the sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn. Devotees also thank Surya the sun god for the coming harvest season.
Lucien Greaves, the Temple's co-founder, had his account permanently suspended after he told members to report a person who called for the organisation's HQ to be burned down.
Nepalese woman Gauri Kumari Bayak dies after being banished to mountain hut for menstruating. She was following ancient Hindu tradition Chhaupadi.