A Christian printer in Britain refused to print business cards for a transgender diversity expert, claiming taking up the order would go against his religious views.
The Swiss government says voters will decide whether to ban face-covering garments like masks or Muslim burqas and niqabs.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church says a priest has been killed in a knife attack in a poor Cairo district, the latest deadly assault on members of the country's Christian minority.
Myanmar embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has called for national unity and created a committee that will coordinate all international and local assistance in violence-struck Rakhine state.
A college of Oxford University banned a student Christian group from appearing at a freshman fair out of fear it would lead to "alienating" students who practice other religions.
Pope Francis has marked the 25th anniversary of a landmark compilation of Catholic teaching by saying it should be updated to address an issue close to his heart: the death penalty.
Yemeni Islamists say forces backed by the United Arab Emirates have arrested 10 members of a local Muslim Brotherhood affiliate in the southern city of Aden.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has received a rousing welcome as he visited a predominantly-Muslim region in southwestern Serbia.
An Indonesian bishop has resigned following reports that he had a mistress and siphoned off more than $100,000 in church funds.
A report by the U.N. human rights office says attacks against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar point to a strategy to instill "widespread fear and trauma" among them.
Myanmar's ruling party has held an interfaith rally that it said would promote religious harmony as thousands of Rohingya Muslims continue to flee persecution in northern Rakhine state.
A Baha'i poet who was jailed for almost a decade in Iran has won a writing award celebrating free speech.
Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested 30 members of the armed forces and issued arrest warrants for 40 more as part of an ongoing investigation into last year's failed coup attempt blamed on a U.S.-based Muslim cleric.
Pope Francis will wade into the religious and political minefield of Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims and the effects of their exodus to Bangladesh when he visits both countries next month.
Every day before work, Liliane Souza says, she and three dozen fellow workers at a Brazilian picture-framing factory affiliated with the Word of Faith Fellowship church were obligated to pray.
Austrian police have fined an Algerian millionaire activist who opposes European laws banning full face coverings after he showed up in front of the office of a government minister wearing an orange mask and a black suit festooned with 100 euro bills.
As U.S. President Donald Trump threatens the Iran nuclear deal, those living in Tehran feel that an accord they have yet to benefit from may already be doomed, hardening their skepticism about America.
Prosecutors are seeking a three-year jail sentence for the former president of the Vatican's children's hospital, who is charged with embezzlement for using donations to renovate a cardinal's apartment.
Pakistani police say gunmen have ambushed a car carrying minority Shiite Muslims in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing four of them and a passer-by.
Although it's not a kingdom now, Serbia has hosted a wedding for dethroned royals.
Polish Catholics are holding rosaries and praying together at hundreds of locations along Poland's 3,500-kilometer (2,000-mile) border, appealing to the Virgin Mary and God for peace in Poland and in the world.
The Vatican says that leaders of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference have traveled to Rome to discuss "the restoration of trust" amid a sex abuse scandal involving Australian cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to the pope.
Pakistan police say the death toll from a suicide bombing at a Shiite shrine in the country's southwest has increased to 24 after four victims died at a hospital overnight.
The Legion of Christ religious order, stained by revelations that its founder sexually abused seminarians and fathered several children, is dealing with a new credibility scandal.