Religion

Is Religious Persecution in Russia Escalating?

"Russian authorities have arrested, fined, or imprisoned members; community property has been seized; and there have been numerous reports of harsh interrogations and allegations of torture," the U.N. noted.

Life Satisfaction Boosted by a Sense of Oneness

The idea that humans form part of a greater whole—from nature to a divine being— have been explored by a range of religions and philosophical traditions stretching as back to at least the ancient Greeks and Hindus.

Vatican Women's Magazine Board Quits Over Interference

The all-female board of Women Church World, which is published alongside the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, gained international attention when it exposed the abuse of nuns by clergy, quit en masse over what it said was a campaign by the Holy See to sabotage the magazine's work.

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