Salafism, a puritanical strand of Islam originating in Saudi Arabia, has sought to take over mosques and communities since the country’s 2011 revolution.
Mayor Nir Barkat has called into question whether buildings that are not houses of worship should be tax-exempt.
The Saudi crown prince’s Vision 2030 program includes rolling back the religious hierarchy’s power over domestic and foreign policies.
Ray has "a deep awareness" of where theology intersects with race, politics, and culture.
The temperature was below zero the night three stranded youths broke into the church hall and burned hymnals and furniture.
Greta Lindecrantz sees her work in legal defense as opposing execution as punishment, her pastor said, so she doesn't want to aid the prosecution.
Jonathan Greenblatt, director of the Anti-Defamation League, is calling on “all public figures” to speak out against intolerance.
The movement reveres and follows the teachings of an 85-year-old Saudi Arabian cleric.
The web portal's creators hope others will submit documents on church finances, policies and procedures, and sexual abuse case settlements.
Mosques and cemeteries were destroyed—and possibly evidence of mass graves.