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The summer solstice, 21 June, is one of the most important dates in the calendar for many followers of ancient religions, and it's a special time for people in Greece who worship the country's pre-Christian gods.
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The trial of an Orthodox archbishop charged with sexually assaulting two 11-year-old brothers during the summer of 1985 has been adjourned to September.
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On a Sunday evening in early June, thousands of Hasidic men in long coats and black hats braved the heat to attend two outdoor anti-Internet asifas organized by leaders of the ultra-Orthodox Satmar community of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, N.Y. Women were forbidden, but the real temptation for the men was already in their laps, where they covertly ... (more)
In February 2012, a group from the feminist art collective Pussy Riot entered Moscow's revered seat of Russian Orthodoxy, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, wearing their trademark colorful balaclavas and belted out a noisy 40-second song called a "punk prayer protest" near the altar.
After performing in nearly 1,500 scenes with over 1,400 women and having won three AVN Awards I am more-than-qualified to speak on this matter.
CBSNews reports that legendary star of stage and screen, Barbra Streisand , voiced her opinion on the current state of women in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Israel.
On June 9, 2013, tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews assembled on the streets of New York City to protest against the existence of the State of Israel, and to condemn it's current "evil decree" to draft yeshiva students.
'Though raised in a religious family, I threw off the old faith when I started to live my own life, as did so many men of my age," the 21-year-old Sergei Diaghilev wrote to Leo Tolstoy in 1893.
A man who was an altar boy years ago testified Monday that a cleric in the Orthodox Church in America exposed himself and asked to be touched sexually in the small house attached to his church.
French and U.S. experts are continuing their search for the 17th-century ship Griffin, which they believe sank in northern Lake Michigan in 1679.
Melkite Catholic Patriarch Gregory III Laham speaks during a conference in Aley, Monday, June 17, 2013.
The plans of a former Microsoft manager to create the "Starbucks of Pot" are worrying other activists who pushed for the legalization of marijuana in Washington state.
Judaism has a long, rich history of bitter, no-holds barred infighting, particularly among rabbis.
MOSCOW, June 17 About 64 percent of Russians identify themselves as belonging to the Russian Orthodox Church, but many of them have never read the Bible and rarely go to church or pray, a recent poll showed.
As two new books detail, Israel's ultra-Orthodox community has formed a partisan bloc able to manipulate the country's political system even as it makes little effort to hide its contempt for secular democracy.
Entertainment star Barbra Streisand waded into one of Israel's touchiest issues Monday on the first major stop of her tour of the country - Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.