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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

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

Game of Thrones' Opponent is Here: BBC Announces New Historical Drama, The Last Kingdom; Things to Expect

By IBTimes AU

Based on Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling historical drama The Last Kingdom, BBC along with “Downtown Abbey” producer Carnival Films is set to introduce a new show with the same name. (Jul 15)

MORE TOPICS: CARNIVAL

Handout Photo Shows Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Special Envoy, Visiting Ethnic Karenni Refugee Baw Meh from Myanmar on World Refugee Day, at Ban Mai Nai Soi Refugee Camp in the Province of Mae Hong Son
Angelina Jolie Reacts To 'Heroid Addict' Video: Actress to Sue Daily Mail—Reports

By IBTimes AU

Following the footsteps of George Clooney, Angelina Jolie reportedly has plans to sue the Daily Mail after it published a video of her strung out on heroin when the actress was still relatively unknown. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, ADDICTION, FLORIDA

Robert Cetantonio Arrest
Tweet of Travel to Middle East to Join Jihadists Leads Philippine Police to Capture Australian ISIS Supporter in Cebu

By IBTimes AU

A tweet that he is leaving for the Middle East to join jihadist led Philippine police to capture Australian Musa Cerantonio, 29, a religious extremist and supporter of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Cebu Province on Friday, July 11. (Jul 12)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Director and actor George Clooney arrives at Omega's dinner party in Shanghai
George Clooney Fights Back Against False Claims about Amal Alamuddin's Mom Opposing their Marriage

By IBTimes AU

Many speculations have been going around about the impending nuptials of perennial-bachelor-no-more George Clooney and his fiancée, British Lawyer Amal Alamuddin. While Hollywood stars are used to gossip surrounding their lives, Clooney has fought ba... (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: LAWYER, HOLLYWOOD

A Palestinian child standing behind the gate of Rafah crossing cries as he tries to cross into Egypt with his family, in the southern Gaza Strip
Gaza Crisis: U.S. Wakes Up from Slumber as Israel Slaughters Palestine Civilians During Ramadan

By IBTimes AU

The United States is ready to negotiate peace talks between Palestine and Israel after 81 Palestinians were killed within three days of Israeli airstrikes. One may wonder what held the White House back so far as the death toll continued to rise by leaps and bounds in Palestine. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, ISRAEL, WHITE HOUSE

U.S. actor George Clooney adjusts his bowtie as he arrives for the premiere of "Gravity" at the 70th Venice Film Festival in Venice in this file photo taken August 28, 2013.
Daily Mail Retracts Article, Issues Apology to Clooney for 'False Fiancée Story'

By IBTimes AU

British Web site Daily Mail has issued an apology statement to American Actor George Clooney after he slammed the tabloid for false fiancée story via an op-ed. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: LAWYER, GOLDEN GLOBE