Religion

Our ongoing coverage of faith and religion — and its influence on important issues around the globe.

Conflict

How hate and debate came to a Connecticut mosque

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.

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Lifestyle & Belief

Vietnam's Tet memories

Right now, people around Asia are celebrating the Lunar New Year, the holiday is called "Tet" in Vietnam, and for some in that country, Tet brings memories of war; it was during Tet

Lifestyle & Belief

Two memorial ceremonies in Lebanon

Lebanon mourned two very different leaders today: some Lebanese were remembering former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who was killed in a car bombing in Beirut three years ago today; others attended a funeral for a Hezbollah senior commander

Global Politics

Turkey's Allawites

Religion and politics clash in Turkey, where the ruling Justice and Development Party is rooted in Islam but they say they don't have an Islamic agenda