Can state backed and handpicked Muslim representatives gain the trust and legitimacy of the country's Muslim population? The French government hopes so.
Sikh worshippers have beaten a man to death for allegedly jumping over a railing inside the inner sanctum of the temple and attempting to grab a sword.
Some 61 percent of Germans said the religion is either "not important," or "not at all important".
The decision follows the amendment earlier this year of the country's law on freedom of conscience to allow women to wear the hijab in public places.
The presenter of BBC World Service radio program Heart and Soul referred to Jesus' national identity as a Palestinian.
More than 100 million Indonesians are registered to vote at polls staffed by almost 2.7 million election workers, with some taking ballot boxes to hospitalised Covid patients.
Joe Biden is a Catholic, a minority sect among American Christians. Should the Democrat be confirmed US president, he would be yet another example of how minorities are breaking old barriers in the country.
Some statements from both French and Austrian authorities suggest that recent violent attacks are part of “Islamist terrorism”. But experts see dangers in that kind of description.
France’s ‘radical’ interpretation of secularism, which is distinctly different from Anglo-Saxon tradition, clashes with its integration project, preventing people from different faiths and backgrounds to reconcile differences.
The German federal government report says freedom of religion and belief is at stake the world over.
US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett says she will consider both sides of arguments over health care, sexual preference discrimination, guns or reproductive rights.
An online survey revealed increased secular attitudes among 50,000 respondents with a critical view of the country’s religious governance system, and nearly half reported losing their religion.
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