The decision by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sparked deep dismay among Orthodox Christians. Originally a cathedral, Hagia Sophia was turned into a mosque after Istanbul's conquest by the Ottoman Empire but had been a museum for the last 86 years.
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Saudi Arabia has never canceled the hajj in the nearly 90 years since the country was founded.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Throughout the pandemic, restrictions on social gatherings have forced those who observe major religious holidays to find new ways to practice their faith. How is COVID-19 changing places of worship? Judy Woodruff talks to New York University’s Imam Khalid Latif,…
By Judy Woodruff, Courtney Norris, Alison Thoet
Ramadan, which starts later this month, unites Muslims the world over in fasting and worship.
By Mariam Fam, Associated Press
By John Yang, Rachel Wellford
In April, millions of Christians, Jews and Muslims around the world mark Easter, Passover and Ramadan -- some of the holiest observances of the year. But how are followers of these religions expressing faith and community when the pandemic makes…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iran’s supreme leader is suggesting that mass gatherings in the Islamic Republic may be barred through the Muslim holy month of Ramadan amid the coronavirus pandemic.
By Sylvie Corbet, Jean-Francois Badias, Associated Press
Macron said Tuesday that the government wants to combat "foreign interference" in how Islam is practiced and organized in secular France.
By Rusul Alrubail
If students have the right accommodations and support from teachers and their peers during Ramadan, it can turn a challenging month into the most rewarding.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Pope Francis has landed in Abu Dhabi on the first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.
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