How a gay Muslim’s pilgrimage led him to accept the religion that may not accept him.
The United States underutilizes the mechanisms put in place by the International Religious Freedom Act. That needs to change.
Belief is a habit of mind that reckons possibilities. It is a faith that fires an alchemy that transforms possibility … Continued
Women chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Idlib in northern Syria. (Rodrigo Abd — AP) Syria has been embroiled … Continued
A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued
Syrian refugee children play with swings at the Bab Al-Salam refugee camp in Azaz, near the Syrian-Turkish border. (Reuters/Giath Taha) … Continued
Free Syrian Army fighters taking cover as they prepare to join an attack on a Syrian Army base in Damascus … Continued
While our support for religious freedom abroad might have limited resultants, we must remain vigilant at home.
It’s troubling that Maureen Dowd uses Huma Abedin’s Saudi Arabian upbringing to make sense of an otherwise inexplicable case of marital fidelity.
Tens of thousands of Muslim pilgrims pray inside the Grand Mosque, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. The … Continued
May 18-24 felt like a lifetime: emotional, exhausting, and exhilarating, as amid the horror of the Holocaust, we escorted a … Continued
While many celebrated the winter holidays, news broke of the arrest in Saudi Arabia of liberal writer Turki Al Hamad … Continued
While the rest of the world enters a new year, the Arab world is stuck in some archaic ways of … Continued
AP Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, right, congratulates candidate Tulsi Gabbard after both women won their Hawaii Congressional district seats on Nov. … Continued
Atheists, humanists and other non-religious people face discrimination and persecution in many parts of the world, according “Freedom of Thought … Continued
EPA Shi’ite Muslims react at the site of a suicide bomb attack targeting a Shi’ite Muslim mourning procession in Rawalpindi, … Continued
On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration … Continued
Across the globe, religion and belief continue to matter deeply in the lives of people and their cultures. From worship … Continued