The Indonesian religious group Nahdlatul Ulama has Posted a fatwa against the use of cryptocurrencies, claiming that it is “Haram” or prohibited by Islamic laws. The debate around the use of digital assets in the Islamic world has been going on for years now, however, many Islamic countries including Dubai
Mark and Sue Michaels Shropshire Humanists welcomes people of all faiths and not to an online conference in Diversity Within Judasim from 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 18. Mark and Sue Michaels will talk about the diversity within Judaism; distinction between ethnic or genetic groups. The political spectrum stretches from
Federal prosecutors have claimed that eight leaders of a Kansas-based “cult” separated children as young as eight from their parents, physically abused them, and put them to work at businesses across the United States through 16-hour shifts a day without pay. . A 20-page dossier filed by federal prosecutors in
The book: Mankind’s focused exploration of the human mind has led us through the Cognitive Revolution, a shift from the spiritual to the secular that has changed the future of psychological science. But in Neuromatic; Or, A Special History of Religion and the Brain (University of Chicago Press), John Lardas
MEXICO — A notorious Haitian gang linked to numerous kidnappings and murders in the Caribbean nation has become the prime suspect in the weekend abduction of 17 missionaries and their relatives, including 16 American citizens and one Canadian. Those seized were five children, seven women and five men, according to
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of 17 American missionaries, including children, were abducted by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, according to a voicemail message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident. . The missionaries were returning home after building
item A sector of the Jalousie district, commune of Pétion Ville in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, is seen on March 14, 2016. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A gang accused of kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now
A Canadian citizen is among 17 missionaries from Christian Aid Ministries who were kidnapped in Haiti as they left an orphanage, the religious organization said on Sunday. The missionary group, which also includes 16 US citizens, consists of five men, seven women and five children, Christian Aid Ministries confirmed in
A view of the densely populated neighborhood of Jalousie in Port-au-Prince, September 28, 2021. A group of 17 American missionaries were kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, according to a voicemail sent to various religious missions by an organization with a direct knowledge of the incident. Rodrigo Abd
Strictly Come Dancing star Dan Walker was forced to explain his religious views after being labeled a “creationist,” which cast doubt on his ability to impartially host BBC Breakfast. Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Strictly: Dan Walker explains why he doesn’t work
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — Residents of Thorn Hill told WVLT News on Friday that they are still learning more about their new neighbor, Rod of Iron Ministries. The group is known nationally as World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, Inc. It’s common to see the group worshiping with AR-15s, which has
It is estimated that 2,000 people are still imprisoned in Uzbekistan for peacefully practicing their religious beliefs, according to a new report from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). In a report titled, Uzbekistan Religious and political prisoners: tackling a legacy of repression, USCIRF documents the cases
The Rod of Iron Ministries, a gun-obsessed religious group, has now reportedly purchased property in Tennessee that will be turned into a so-called “training facility” for its members. The Pennsylvania-based church has appeared in headlines sporadically in recent years, including in a 2018 NPR article highlighting an “armed ceremony” that
Sign of the times: “Keep your rosaries away from my ovaries. “ (Ann Harkness, Flickr, CC BY 2.0) I have learned to hate that phrase: “sincere religious beliefs”. Pushed by the faithful (mostly Christians), it is used as a blanket exemption to ignore rational laws in our supposedly secular democracy.
Majority leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu Parliament Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says it is unfathomable for the group led by famous lawyer Akoto Ampaw to describe Ghana’s parliament as unworthy of a modern parliament for the simple fact that there is an anti-LGBTQ + bill to be discussed on the House floor.
According to research by Professor Heidi Larson of the Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, vaccine hesitancy has grown steadily over the past 12 years. She said the phenomenon was partly driven by people feeling left out of the conversation about vaccine development and
(This article is written by guest writer Aron Gamman.) Exploring Judaism through the prism of spiritual naturalism opens up many possibilities. On the one hand, he challenges Jewish traditions by denying a supernatural agency. But to the extent that Judaism has been less “otherworldly” than some of the other major
Kenya, as most people believe, is steeped in different religious beliefs that shape its way of life. Kenyans subscribe to different religious practices to which they devote themselves. Their freedom of worship is reinforced by the constitution which stipulates that there will be no state religion and prohibits religious discrimination.