Religion

  • 9/11: A shocked bystander watches the World Trade Centre's Twin Towers burn after the deadly attack on 11 September 2001
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    “On 11 September 2001, my religion became a ‘threat’ – and it’s stayed that way ever since”

  • Hail Satan - what is life really like in The Satanist Temple?
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    Hail Satan? These Satanists want you to know the truth about The Satanic Temple

  • Louis Theroux's newest documentary, Surviving America's Most Hated Family, sees him revisiting Westboro Baptist Church.
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    Louis Theroux on why he chose to revisit ‘America’s most-hated family’ for his new documentary

Latest Stories

Life

Bad opinion of the day: the Dalai Lama thinks that any female successor must ‘be attractive’

We all love a bit of spiritual sexism

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Ayisha Malik on what it's like to be the only Muslim in an English village
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What it’s really like to be the only Muslim in a small English village

“We had thought we were putting the world to rights; he had thought he was saving the world from another terrorist.”

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Ayisha Malik
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Life

Ramadan 2019: 5 women on what the month has meant to them

In a world where we’re still seeing Muslim women stereotyped in pop culture, it’s important to hear from the everyday voices.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Fashion

Why Gucci can't get it right when it comes to cultural appropriation

The Italian fashion house has come under attack for their "Indy Turban" and for good reason

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Billie Bhatia
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Kayleigh Dray
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Elisabeth Moss just addressed the parallels between Scientology and The Handmaid’s Tale

“The Handmaid's Tale lines up so perfectly parallel with my own beliefs,” explained the actress, who has been a member of the Church of Scientology since childh

Whoopi Goldberg in Sister Act.
People

This nun faked her own death to pursue a life of ‘carnal lust’

Joan of Leeds created a dummy to fool her sisters

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Sarah Shaffi
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2019
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“Why we should never forget the Holocaust”

Research shows 22% of millennials have never heard of the Holocaust

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Deborah Cicurel
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People

Lady Gaga just taught us a valuable lesson about Christianity and homophobia

Addressing Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, she spoke out against schools who discriminated against LGBTQI children

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Why two nuns have been accused of embezzling money to fund gambling trips to Sin City

And Twitter has reacted accordingly.

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Why was Iraqi influencer Tara Fares executed in Baghdad?

10 weeks ago, the 22-year-old was executed while driving through Bagdad. Stylist investigates

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Cathy Otten
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The role of women in mosques is finally changing. Here’s why that matters

6 Muslim women explain why the UK’s first female mosque training scheme is so vitally important

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Salma Haidrani
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Kayleigh Dray
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Doctor Who’s Mandip Gill recalls the moment she was asked to lose her Northern accent

“I was told that I needed to tone down the Northern, because a certain type of person wouldn’t marry me otherwise”

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Friends, family and food: 7 women on how they’re celebrating Eid 2018

“All the mistakes we made can be put behind us, because Eid is the start of something wonderful”

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Sarah Shaffi
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Visible Women

Why Bishop Sarah Mullally wants more women at the top in the church

Stylist meets the first female Bishop of London.

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Susan Devaney
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This is what it’s really like to observe the month of Ramadan

In the final of her weekly diaries, Sarah Shaffi reflects on her experience

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

Bali is switching off its internet to allow people time for ‘quiet reflection’

The island’s internet providers will go dark for 24 hours in honour of an ancient festival.

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Moya Crockett
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People

The MP tipped to replace Theresa May has appalling views on abortion

Jacob Rees-Mogg says he is even opposed to abortion in cases of rape or incest

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Moya Crockett
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People

Elisabeth Moss denies that Scientology is anything like Gilead

The Handmaid’s Tale star discusses the parallels between her show and her faith.

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Moya Crockett
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Susan Devaney
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Customers refuse to tip waitress after spotting her pro-LGBT tattoo

“Can’t tip someone who doesn’t love Jesus”

People

Twilight’s Nikki Reed chooses a spiritual name for her baby girl

As she and Ian Somerhalder vow to take a “month of silence” with their new baby

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Kayleigh Dray
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