• Holi Festival in Mathura, India
  • In the early morning hours, monks can be seen walking on their alms  round in Kanchanaburi, Thailand
  • Christians Celebrate Good Friday
  • Dome of the Rock located in the Old City of Jerusalem
  •  A Hindu Sadhu with white ash applied on the body and the face, blesses an Indian devotee woman
  • People praying in Mengjia Longshan Temple in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Hanging Gardens of Haifa are garden terraces around the Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel
  • Ancient interior mosaic in the Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora
  • People praying in the Grand Mosque in  Ulu Cami
  • Monuments of Saints Cyril and Methodius
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine is located in Kyoto, Japan
  • Jewish father and daughter pray at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Christian women worship at a church in Bois Neus, Haiti.
  • Ladles at the purification fountain in the Hakone Shrine
  • Pilgrims praying at the Pool of the Nectar of Immortality and Golden Temple
  • Savior Transfiguration Cathedral of the Savior Monastery of St. Euthymius
  • Entrance gateway of Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple Kowloon

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Wikipedia defines religion as follows:

an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. Many religions have narratives, symbols, and sacred histories that are intended to explain the meaning of life and/or to explain the origin of life or the Universe. From their beliefs about the cosmos and human nature, people derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle. 

While it will be impossible to cover the vast spectrum of activities encompassed by the description above, WorldReligions.com presents an array of current news from various religions as well as an in-depth look at the beliefs and practices of each of the top twelve religions of the world.

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The Challenge of Being a Faithful Boss When a Pandemic Nearly Kills…

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El problema con los problemas

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Entre más crecemos en nuestra habilidad para manejar nuestras propias dificultades, más conscientes somos de que no podemos resolver los problemas de nuestros familiares y amigos. Pero, dice Judy Lief, podemos aprender a estar uno con otro tal y como...

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Dalai Lama library and learning center to be built in Ithaca, NY

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Namgyal Monastery announced plans Thursday to build the first-ever Dalai Lama library, learning center, and museum on its property in Ithaca, New York. The post Dalai Lama library and learning center to be built in Ithaca, NY appeared first on Lion's...

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Freshman congresswoman appointed as Pro-Life Caucus co-chair

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Paris archbishop: Notre-Dame Cathedral repairs a symbol of Christian renewal

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Archbishop Michel Aupetit, center left, celebrates Mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris, France, June 16, 2021. / Thomas Samson/ Pool/AFP via Getty Images. Rome Newsroom, Jun 18, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA). Wearing a hard hat and boots, the archbishop of...

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Pskov Caves Seminary established under Metropolitan Tikhon Shevkunov

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