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Quiet strength, loud weaknesses

Poet and writer Yahia Lababidi on what Ramadan, and its associated fasting, means to him.

Filed in: Religion

A win for women in the Church of England

At the General Synod, Joe Ware witnessed tweeting bishops, snoozing vicars – and a historic decision.

Filed in: England Religion Women

India’s Muslim women say ‘no second wife!’

But not everyone is willing to rock the boat in the fight against polygamy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion Society Women

Sudan’s commitment to freedom is a joke

Human rights abuses, such as the case of Meriam Ibrahim, keep piling up, says Nahla Mahmoud.

Filed in: Human Rights Law Religion Sudan

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

But casinos are no problem, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya in Sri Lanka.

Filed in: Politics Religion Sri Lanka

Should halal and kosher methods of slaughter be banned?

Viva! campaigner Tony Wardle and social commentator Mohammed Ansar go head to head.

Filed in: Animals Religion

Letter from Bangui - a visit to the Ba-aka forest people

Ruby Diamonde finds out what the missionaries are up to in Central African Republic.

Filed in: Central African Republic Religion Society

Can a language without a home survive?

Yiddish has a reputation for being intrinsically funny – but, says Alex Hacillo, there are better reasons for ensuring it doesn’t die out.

Filed in: Language Language Religion

Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.

Filed in: Burma Development Minorities Religion

PHOTO ESSAY: Now that the road has been paved

Augusta Thomson reveals a different side to life on the Tibetan Plateau.

Filed in: China Culture Photography Religion Tibet

What happened to unity in diversity?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is concerned about attempts to dismantle secular India.

Filed in: India Politics Religion

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