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Religion

Religion is a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.

Religion is often described as a communal system for the coherence of belief focusing on a system of thought, unseen being, person, or object, that is considered to be supernatural, sacred, divine, or of the highest truth. Moral codes, practices, values, institutions, tradition, rituals, and scriptures are often traditionally associated with the core belief, and these may have some overlap with concepts in secular philosophy. Religion is also often described as a "way of life" or a life stance. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

McCain shames Fox's Kilmeade

Sep 04 - Politico

True Religion agrees to $835m buyout offer

May 11, 2013 - Financial Times

BA employee wins right to wear cross

Jan 15, 2013 - Financial Times

Oil rulers toy with Armageddon

Oct 31, 2012 - Asia Times Online

Ann corrects Whoopi on LDS

Oct 19, 2012 - Politico

Secular org troubled by conventions

Sep 12, 2012 - Politico

Poll: More know Romney's religion

Jul 27, 2012 - Politico

Liberal blogger stabbed in the Maldives

Jun 05, 2012 - France24

Poll: Mitt tops Obama with religious

Apr 25, 2012 - Politico

The Reason Rally: Nonbelievers unite

Mar 12, 2012 - Politico

Brown, Warren face off?in the paper

Feb 25, 2012 - Politico

GOP seizes on contraceptives issue

Feb 08, 2012 - Politico

Faith in a family conglomerate

Nov 07, 2011 - Financial Times

Articles About Religion

Super model Andreja Pejic .
Super Model Andreja Pejic Confirms Identity As Transgender

By IBTimes AU

Super Model Andreja Pejic Confirms Identity As Transgender. (6:34 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, NEW YORK

Volunteer Teen Rapes Orphans during Mission Trip

By IBTimes AU

A missionary volunteer is guilty of raping orphans in Africa (9:11 am)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, KENYA, HOLLYWOOD

Fredrik Neij and Peter Sunde, Two Co-founders of the File-Sharing Website, The Pirate Bay, Arrive at the Swedish Appeal Court in Stockholm
The Pirate Bay Founder Files Complaint Over Religious Rights

By IBTimes AU

Peter Sunde, The Pirate Bay founder, has complained that he is not able to exercise his religious rights in the prison. Peter was denied permission to meet a rep from the Church of Kopimism. (Jul 27)

Afghans perform morning prayers during the holy month of Ramadan at the Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-Shariff
Ramadan 2014: Five Reasons Why Fasting is Cool Even for Non-Believers

By IBTimes AU

Even if you do not follow Islam or any religion at all, here are some “cool” reasons why you still should fast during. (Jul 25)

Pope Francis poses with Mariam Yahya Ibrahim of Sudan (C), her husband and two children during a private meeting at the Vatican July 24, 2014. The Sudanese woman, who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity and then barred fr
Pope Francis Meets Sudanese Woman Who Was Spared Death for Apostasy (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis was every inch visibly moved when he met on Thursday Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith even as a death sentence loomed over her head. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, UNITED NATIONS, SUDAN

A protester wearing a mask carries a doll with its face painted with the colours of Palestinian national flag during a demonstration against Israel's military action in Gaza, in Tripoli, northern Lebanon
Australian Woman Charged for Adultery in Lebanon for Visiting Boyfriend

By IBTimes AU

Australian woman Mahassen Issa is facing adultery charges in Lebanon, and her family wants her to go to jail. (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, LAWYER

Dragon Age 3 Inquisition: Flemeth, Tallis, the Warden and Champion of Kirkwall Possible Appearances

By IBTimes AU

Dragon Age 3 Inquisition may feature several essential and intriguing characters which already appeared on previous Dragon Age game series. Flemeth, Tallis, the Warden and Champion of Kirkwall may get some interesting cameos by fall of 2014. (Jul 21)

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with EU leaders in Brussels
Study Shows Danes Are the Happiest On Earth

By IBTimes AU

We all have our share of up's and down's, a few smiles and some sorrow and we know we are, if not a very happy lot at least we are a happy lot. But back in Denmark, the scenario is quite different; they are all smiles and no worry. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS

Comic-Con 2014 T.V. Thursday Schedule, Who are Attending: Under the Dome, The Last Ship, Teen Wolf, 24, Reign, Hannibal

By IBTimes AU

“American Horror Story,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Reign,” “Under the Dome,” “Star War Rebels,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Sons of Anarchy” and many more popular shows are heading to Comic-Con 20... (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, GOLDEN GLOBE

Nelson Mandela Google Doodle Commemorates His 96th Birthday [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

In commemoration of the life and legacy of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela, Google treats visitors to the search engine home page with a visual journey of his life with accompanying six of his remarkable quotes. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: NELSON MANDELA, SOUTH AFRICA, TONY ABBOTT