News about Religion and Belief, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
- Hope in the Abattoir
- U.S. Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children
From Beets to the Borscht Belt
Even in the 19th century, Jews had roots in agricultural colonies.
Iraq’s Imperiled Minorities
The brutal crackdown by Sunni extremists deserves the strongest possible international condemnation.
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.
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
- As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support
- For Muslims in New York, Observing Ramadan Is a Blend of Rituals Far and Near
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.
New Gleanings from a Jewish Farm
A rural Connecticut program teaches perennials, permaculture and pickling. But no work on the Sabbath.