A month of fasting comes to an end with prayers, food, gifts – and not a little confusion over dates
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is now underway. What does it involve for the faithful?
Religion has a 'powerful' impact on a child's ability to separate reality from fiction, say researchers
Attacks against Muslims have 'skyrocketed' since murder of Lee Rigby, new study shows
The vandalism and violence perpetrated by Jewish extremists has gone too far, say moderate Israelis
Former Archbishop of Canterbury enters on-going debate
John Paul II is set to be canonised on Sunday. Is it too soon to make the divisive pope a saint?
How St George, a third-century Roman soldier from modern-day Turkey, came to be patron saint of England
Birmingham schools could have their leadership removed or even be closed
Sharia law's critics say it discriminates against women, but supporters claim it poses no threat to British justice
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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