Pew's Global Attitudes Survey reveals that almost all Ethiopians consider religion important, but only 3% of Chinese feel the same.
The Pope is visiting Africa with the environment, inequality and corruption on the agenda.
Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed has risked anger and injury to further the cause of gay Muslims. Ten years after he established Europe's first inclusive mosque, he explores what has changed.
Mohamed Salah could be doing more for his adopted city of Liverpool than helping bring home the Champions League trophy for a sixth time.
Generally speaking, the higher a nation's average salary, the less they pray. But the U.S. is an exception to this rule.
Somali-American Halima Aden will become the first model to appear in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue wearing a hijab and burkini.
Leonardo da Vinci's depiction of the Virgin Mary and the baby Jesus offer an insight into his religious beliefs, which are often shrouded in mystery.
The Buddha is believed to have been born roughly 2,500 years ago in what is today Nepal. Here are 5 facts about the religion itself.
By 2060 six of the countries with the top ten largest Christian populations will be in Africa, up from three in 2015, according to a new Pew Research Center report.
Both panoramic and detailed, this infographic shows both the size and distribution of world religions.
Following the terrorist attack, New Zealand women are wearing headscarves in a show of solidarity with the Muslim community.
In Mariam Khan's 'It's Not About the Burqa' authors write personal stories about mental health, queer identity, divorce, feminism, and the hijab.
Most Islamophobic ideas around Europe centre on Islam being a violent religion, which is incompatible with western society. New research shows how this perspective can be countered.
Violence inspired by religious intolerance is increasing. In this era of turbulence and uncertainty, interfaith action may offer an important antidote.
Only 16% of people worldwide are not religious - but could the faith of those who are be explained by how we learn to form attachments and enjoy pretend play as children?