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Austria will turn the clock back a century if it approves a draft law on Islam scheduled to be voted on in Austria’s parliament on Feb. 25, Turkey’s top cleric has suggested.
Pope Francis has sent Catholic clergy a powerful reminder of their duty to stamp out sexual abuse of children by priests, warning that they must never let a fear of scandal lead to cover-ups.
The head of Turkey’s Directorate General for Religious Affairs (Diyanet) said inter-religion dialogue was not possible between Islam and Christianity
Turkey’s top cleric has said Islamophobia has been “turned into an industry” across the world to “spread fear.”
Turkey’s Directorate General for Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has announced that accepting prizes won through gift draws is acceptable in Islam, though it has repeatedly stated that the lottery classifies as gambling and is against Islam.
Downloading pirated software and books on the Internet is not permissible in Islam, the Diyanet has stated
Pope Francis on Jan. 12 slammed "deviant forms of religion" following deadly attacks by Islamist militants in France last week which left 17 people dead.
Masses of cheering believers in the Philippines turned out to bid farewell to Pope Francis Jan. 19, a fitting end to a week in Asia that saw him draw record crowds and campaign relentlessly for the poor.
The DİTİB in Germany calls on Muslims to stand guard in front of the buildings of media outlets
Pope Francis drew a record six million people as he celebrated mass in the rain-swept Philippine capital Jan. 18, a triumphant finale to an Asian tour in which he championed the plight of the poor.
Pope Francis baptized 33 infants in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 11 and told the mothers to feel free to breastfeed them if they cried or were hungry.
Former Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) head Ali Bardakoğlu has accused some members of the Muslim community of contributing to the rise of Islamophobia around the world
Pope Francis celebrated mass for the victims of the attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Jan. 7, praying for all those affected by an Islamist assault which left 12 people dead.
A million worshippers packed the Colombo seafront to greet Pope Francis as he canonised Sri Lanka's first saint on Jan. 14, in the biggest public celebration the city has ever witnessed.
Pope Francis on Jan. 4 named 20 new cardinals, a majority of them from Africa, Asia and Latin America, increasingly key areas as the Roman Catholic Church's support shifts from its traditional European stronghold.
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