Most Shared Stories Tagged: Religion


Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Albania, the world's first officially atheist country. Albania's Communist leaders banned all religious organizations in 1967 and anyone caught worshipping suffered severe penalties. But religion rose up again after Communism fell in the early 1990's. Correspondent David Chanatry has the story.

Lifestyle & Belief

Atheist campaign in Spain

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on a campaign to promote atheism in Spain. As part of the campaign, advertising posters on buses in Barcelona have been displaying messages like "There's probably no God, now stop worrying and enjoy life."

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

For today's Global Hit, the BBC's Behzad Bolour gives us a taste of the music that accompanies Nowruz, the Persian New Year. Bolour presents a weekly music program about Iranian and World music.

Lifestyle & Belief

God is back

The World's religion editor Jane Little speaks with John Micklethwait of the Economist magazine. He's the co-author with Adrian Wooldridge of a new book called "God is Back." It describes a global revival of faith.