By making city bishop Stephen Chow Sau-yan a cardinal, Rome has established an important bridge between mainland China and the church
Samuel Paty was killed outside his school in 2020 after showing his class cartoons of the prophet of Islam during a debate on free expression.
Denmark and neighbouring Sweden became the focus of anger across several Muslim countries after a slew of protests involving burnings and desecrations of the Koran.
The suspects both have outstanding arrest warrants for crimes such as murder and kidnapping. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast that killed 4 people during a Catholic Mass on Sunday.
More than 270 Rohingya Muslims have been detained indefinitely by Indian authorities in Jammu since March 2021, despite holding official refugee status.
Police are looking into at least two suspects they believe were behind the blast that killed at least four people during a service at a university gymnasium in Marawi, which Islamic State militants claimed.
Venerable Jaseung’s death through self-immolation came at the peak of his popularity, and has brought renewed attention to allegations of corruption and misconduct.
The Supreme Court ruled that activists should be listed as ‘extremists’, a designation that has served in the past as a prelude to arrests
Johor state is spending US$86,000 on a rehabilitation centre to pressure ‘deviant’ people to ‘get back on the right path’, a proposal slammed by rights groups.
The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world’s fastest-growing HIV epidemics, with the vast majority of new infections among gays and transgender women.
With its drag shows and social events, Bubble pub in Pristina is Muslim-majority Kosovo’s first LGBTQ bar – and its success represents a big shift towards tolerance in a once oppressive society.
The 86-year-old pontiff cancelled his three-day visit to Dubai because of the effects of influenza and lung inflammation.
Police are conducting raids to arrest the tribal body of village elders that ordered the girl and her friend, who also appeared in the picture, killed.
The president of the Thai-Iran Alumni Association, who travelled to Iran to speak with Hamas representatives in October, said he considered his mission ‘accomplished’.
Many messages latch onto global and local incidents to warn Hindus that their safety could be at risk from Muslims if Modi’s BJP loses power in next year’s election.
Francis skipped his weekly Sunday appearance at a window overlooking St Peter’s Square, a day after the Vatican said he was suffering from a mild flu.
Prabowo Subianto is riding high in the polls, as his ‘adorable’ social-media campaign wins over a younger generation largely unfamiliar with his contentious strongman past.
Despite being described as an anti-Islam firebrand, some Dutch Muslims have placed more importance to Geert Wilders’ economic issues than to his past comments about Islam.
PAS lawmaker Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man told parliament that allowing polygamy for Muslim men could help address the issue of Muslim women marrying late in life.
Anwar Ibrahim was responding to calls to cancel the band’s Wednesday concert in Kuala Lumpur. Meanwhile, an Islamist MP told Malaysia’s parliament it was not possible to boycott all pro-Israel companies and brands.
The ruling BJP has “propagated the Israeli line” in the Gaza war and resorted to “religious polarisation” to win votes, critics say
Jamaat-e-Islami also held massive demonstrations earlier this month.
Bali’s Ngerebeg procession sees children painted in bright colours before they parade around town in a ritual that seeks protection from the resident spirits. We captured it all in photos.
Authorities are on alert for un-Islamic actions at concerts after a UK pop star kissed his male bandmate on stage and slammed Malaysia’s anti-LGBTQ laws.
Meanwhile, Israel’s defence minister says Israeli forces have cleared the entire west part of Gaza City and that the ‘next stage has begun’.
Catholic priest Guilherme Peixoto’s DJ sets have become essential to his ministry in Portugal in a continent where religious practice is dropping fast – especially among young people.