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Latin America's first women priests challenge Church
Latin America's first women priests challenge Church

Olga Lucia Alvarez says it is her vocation to be a Catholic priest, and she is not going to let gender or excommunication stop her from preaching the gospel.

Latin America's first women priests challenge Church
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan
Thai Buddhist commend Kazakhstani experience in interethnic tolerance

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Thailand Marat Yessenbayev has met with a member of the executive committee of the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand to discuss interethnic and religious tolerance.

Thai Buddhist commend Kazakhstani experience in interethnic tolerance
Photo courtesy of the Senate Parliament press office
King of Jordan Abdullah II invited to Congress of World Religions in Astana

The King of Jordan Abdullah II has been invited to the 5th Congress of World and Traditional Religions in Astana, Kazakhstan.

King of Jordan Abdullah II invited to Congress of World Religions in Astana
Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero
Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero

Thousands of Salvadorans marched in memory of slain archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated 35 years ago during the country's civil war.

Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero
Illustration. ©Tengrinews.kz.
Nursultan Nazarbayev speaks about Islam, Orthodoxy and Protestantism

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has spoken about Islam, Orthodoxy and Protestantism during the XVI Congress of Kazakhstan’s Nur Otan party in Astana on March 11.

Nursultan Nazarbayev speaks about Islam, Orthodoxy and Protestantism
Two years and counting: Pope's opponents play waiting game
Two years and counting: Pope's opponents play waiting game

Two years after Pope Francis swept into the Vatican vowing to shake up the Church, his opponents are playing a waiting game as they seek to put the brakes on his reform drive.

Two years and counting: Pope's opponents play waiting game
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Nazarbayev speaks reforms, including moving powers from President to Parliament

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about five institutional reforms he envisions for Kazakhstan that would ensure its move towards a developed and harmonious society.

Nazarbayev speaks reforms, including moving powers from President to Parliament
Photo courtesy of the press service of the Senate of Kazakhstan's Parliament.
UN Secretary-General invited to take part in religious forum in Astana this summer

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been invited to take part in the coming Congress of World and Traditional Religions in Kazakhstan in June.

UN Secretary-General invited to take part in religious forum in Astana this summer
Pope denounces 'intolerable brutality' in Iraq, Syria
Pope denounces 'intolerable brutality' in Iraq, Syria

Pope Francis denounced the "intolerable brutality" being inflicted on Christians and other minorities in Iraq and Syria by Islamic State group militants.

Pope denounces 'intolerable brutality' in Iraq, Syria
Top Muslim cleric urges education reform to curb extremism
Top Muslim cleric urges education reform to curb extremism

The head of Al-Azhar called for education reform in Muslim countries in an effort to contain the spread of religious extremism.

Top Muslim cleric urges education reform to curb extremism
Photo courtesy of conniedavisjohnson.com.
Kazakh President urges not to associate terrorism with Islam

Kazakhstan's leader Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged not to associate terrorism with peace-loving Islam or with religion in general.

Kazakh President urges not to associate terrorism with Islam
Cartoonist sent into hiding after Copenhagen attacks
Cartoonist sent into hiding after Copenhagen attacks

A Swedish cartoonist believed to have been targeted in one of the Copenhagen shootings at the weekend has been sent into hiding.

Cartoonist sent into hiding after Copenhagen attacks
Hollande says 'same targets' hit in Paris, Copenhagen attacks
Hollande says 'same targets' hit in Paris, Copenhagen attacks

French President Francois Hollande said that the "same targets" were hit in the weekend attacks in Copenhagen as during the January assault in Paris that claimed 17 lives.

Hollande says 'same targets' hit in Paris, Copenhagen attacks
Netanyahu urges Jews to move to Israel after Copenhagen attacks
Netanyahu urges Jews to move to Israel after Copenhagen attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged European Jews to move to Israel after a Jewish man was killed in an attack outside Copenhagen's main synagogue

Netanyahu urges Jews to move to Israel after Copenhagen attacks
Canadian town council blocks mosque over 'fear'
Canadian town council blocks mosque over 'fear'

A town in the Canadian province of Quebec rejected plans for a mosque after numerous residents expressed "fear" about Islam.

Canadian town council blocks mosque over 'fear'
Death toll in Pakistan Shiite mosque attack rises to 21
Death toll in Pakistan Shiite mosque attack rises to 21

The death toll in a militant attack on a Shiite mosque in northwest Pakistan rose to 21 after an injured person died of his wounds.

Death toll in Pakistan Shiite mosque attack rises to 21
Indian students scupper Valentine's marriage plans
Indian students scupper Valentine's marriage plans

A right-wing Hindu group that has vowed to marry off unwed Indian couples indulging in public displays of affection may get more than it bargained for this Valentine's Day.

Indian students scupper Valentine's marriage plans
Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept 24
Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept 24

Pope Francis will bring his message of peace and compassion to politically gridlocked Washington in September when he becomes the first pontiff to address the US Congress.

Pope to make historic US Congress address on Sept 24
Abbas orders probe into West Bank Mohammed cartoon
Abbas orders probe into West Bank Mohammed cartoon

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has ordered an investigation into a drawing of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed which appeared in a West Bank newspaper.

Abbas orders probe into West Bank Mohammed cartoon
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Second grader in hijab erupts controversy in Kazakhstan

A girl in southern Kazakhstan is prevented from attending school classes unless she takes off her headscarf.

Second grader in hijab erupts controversy in Kazakhstan