Our ongoing coverage of faith and religion — and its influence on important issues around the globe.
With funding from The Henry Luce Foundation.
Two years after a neighbor shot at their mosque, a leader at the Baitul Aman Mosque in Meriden has found an unlikely companion to show people true Islam: a local 76-year-old who is convinced organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood are plotting to impose Islamic law on America.
Head wrapping goes beyond style for one Detroit anthropologist. It’s also a way to bridge cultures.
Trump’s anti-refugee push has hidden victims.
A variety of religions are thriving in post-Mao China.
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, has more megachurches than any other city in the world. But right now, Protestant evangelical leaders in South Korea don’t have the best reputation.
After the Palm Sunday bombings of Christian churches in Egypt, pilgrims to the Holy Land observe an especially poignant Good Friday.
It’s not always easy to bridge gaps in communities. But these two friends are giving it a try.
One of Myanmar's most important lakes and cultural sites is under assault from development and climate change. One man is trying to turn things around.
The safety and security of Americans is first and foremost, says Hossein Khorram, who supported Trump as a Republican delegate from Washington.
Over several years in the 1940s, Michael Dillon underwent a groundbreaking physical transition from female to male through a series of surgical operations. It was just one part of his remarkable story of personal transformation. But all of that was just part of this Englishman’s remarkable story of personal transformation. Michael Dillon was outed by the newspapers after he transitioned from female to male in the 1940s. Dillon's pioneering journey is a fascinating story about gender, identity and spirituality.