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News about Religion and Belief, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
  1. Hope in the Abattoir
    The peoples of the Holy Land are condemned to each other. Realizing that is their only way forward.
  2. U.S. Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children
    Across the theological spectrum, clergy are urging Americans to welcome the child migrants arriving from Central America, and many are providing services for them.
  3. From Beets to the Borscht Belt
    Even in the 19th century, Jews had roots in agricultural colonies.
  4. Iraq’s Imperiled Minorities
    The brutal crackdown by Sunni extremists deserves the strongest possible international condemnation.
  5. 42 Are Killed in Bombings Aimed at Nigerian Figures
    Officials said the terrorist bombs in the northern city of Kaduna were intended for Muhammadu Buhari, a leading politician, and Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, a cleric.
  6. Central African Republic: Factions Approve a Cease-Fire Agreement
    Representatives of the Muslim and Christian factions battling in the Central African Republic signed a pact Wednesday in the neighboring Republic of Congo after pressure from mediators
  7. As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support
    The failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East have left many in America more inclined to side with Israel, which has lost backing elsewhere, analysts say.
  8. For Muslims in New York, Observing Ramadan Is a Blend of Rituals Far and Near
    New York City’s estimated 600,000 to one million Muslims mark the holiday with traces of the religious rituals of their home countries.
  9. Canada: Man Is Charged in Syria Terrorism Case
    A 25-year-old from British Columbia has been charged under a new antiterrorism law, accused of joining Islamist fighters in Syria.
  10. New Gleanings from a Jewish Farm
    A rural Connecticut program teaches perennials, permaculture and pickling. But no work on the Sabbath.