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News about Religion and Belief, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
  1. Is God Just Not That Into Me?
    A boyfriend’s makeshift altar on the radiator cover prompts a search for answers.
  2. Words and Deeds From the Pope
    The church still needs to hold leaders accountable for the child abuse scandal and its cover-up.
  3. Being Muslim Under Narendra Modi
    The Hindu nationalist who may be elected India’s next prime minister is no comic book hero.
  4. Freedom to Offend Everyone
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali's defenders champion free speech selectively. Their First Amendment fervor doesn't extend to all.
  5. Mock Gefilte Fish
    The cookbook author Joan Nathan tells how some Jews use substitutes when the proper ingredients are not available.
  6. Demands That Jews Register in Eastern Ukraine Are Denounced, and Denied
    The Donetsk People’s Republic, along with other pro-Russian groups, denied having anything to do with fliers purporting to demand registration.
  7. Capitalism and the Dalai Lama
    He’s practical and empathetic. The lesson? Pass the bread.
  8. Pope’s Comments on Abuse
    A Georgetown University professor praises Pope Francis for directly addressing the issue.
  9. Spying at the N.Y.P.D.
    The commissioner of the New York Police Department did the right thing when he disbanded the unit that spied on law-abiding Muslim citizens.
  10. Symbolism Meets Modern Life
    Amy Reichert’s custom-made Judaica blends the Torah’s directions with modern needs and her own artistic sense.