Menstruating girls banned from crossing River Ofin in the Upper Denkyira East district of Ghana by 'powerful river god.'
Devotees squeezed their way into the tightly packed mob and climbed on others in a desperate attempt to reach the carriage carrying the Black Nazarene through Manila.
Vicar who quoted Bible to stop teen boy from seeing girlfriend becomes first to be convicted of spiritual abuse
The Reverend Timothy Davis has become the first priest to be convicted of spiritual abuse for trying to stop a teenage boy from seeing his girlfriend.
Mohammad Azeemuddin, head of India's oldest Sunni Muslim seminary, Jamia Nizamia, announced on New Year's Day that Muslims should not eat prawns.
Orthodox Christians in Russia, Greece, Ethiopia and other countries around the world celebrated Christmas Day yesterday (Sunday 7 January).
Video emerges shows protesters at a Holocaust exhibition in Tunisia tearing down posters and chanting 'Free Palestine'.
It seems that a vicar in Kent is pretty annoyed at brides for turning up fashionably late. Not on his watch- couples now get £100 for turning up on time.
Catholic Church rocked by new sex abuse allegations as Sion bishop Jean-Marie Lovey apologises for clerical abuse by 10 paedophile priests in Switzerland.
The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints passed away at 90, from age-related health problems.
The politician lashed out at the police for appeasing the Muslim community after it posted a New Year message in Arabic along with other languages.
The Church of Sweden is urging its clergy to avoid using the masculine words "Lord" and "He" when referring to God in some prayers in a bid to become more gender neutral.
India's parliament took a major step towards banning the "triple talaq" instant divorce practice on 28 December when the lower house passed a bill making it illegal.
The pope took particular aim at areas of global tension where President Donald Trump is playing a critical role.
Christmas 2017: Top quotes and messages to share with friends and family and wish them happy holidays
Families reunite on the festive occasion and decorate the Christmas tree with colourful twinkling lights.
Coptic Christians make up about 10% of Egypt's 96 million population. Islamic extremists have targeted them in a sereis of brutal attacks in recent years.
#AVeryMerryMuslimChristmas: Christmas time gets both Muslim puritans and white xenophobes going.
European Court of Justice rules that sharia law's 'triple talaq', Islamic instant divorce, not legal under EU legislation.
Since 1950, more than 6,500, or about 6 percent of U.S. priests, have been accused of molesting children, and the American church has paid more than $3 billion in settlements to victims.
People are celebrating the contributions Muslims have made to good causes with #AVeryMerryMuslimChristmas.
Murat Bayaral's intervention, made on a religious TV channel on 16 December, has highlighted the increasing Islamisation of Turkey under President Recep Erdogan.
The instructions explicitly rule out selling the hair strands, hands, teeth and other body parts of saints that often fetch high prices in online auctions.
The group was arrested after a man from the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh alleged they offered him money to convert to Christianity.
Translations of Imam Elkasaby's sermons in New Jersey showed him making anti-semitic comments. The president of the centre said Elkasaby would sit down with interfaith scholars.
Israeli police troopers shot a man wearing what looked like a suicide bomb vest after he stabbed an officer near the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the West Bank.
Britain has never separated faith and state, and the result is a terrible muddle in the education system.
A Royal Commission report on Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse offered 400 recommendations to the Australian government to curb victimisation of children.