Learn about the fascinating history and stories of the world’s biggest religions with these interesting articles by All That Is Interesting!
No More Exorcists: Young Priests Aren’t Taking Up The Calling
The Vatican seems to be having an exorcist problem: There aren’t enough of them to go around. According to the BBC, the field has become a graveyard, with little to no young priests taking up the calling. But, on occasion, someone still has to read the exorcism rites, and that...
The Quran Has More In Common With The Bible Than You Think
From violence toward outsiders to depictions of Jesus, the central texts of Christianity and Islam are both similar and different in ways you wouldn't believe.
Muslim Animal Sacrifice Traditions Draw Criticism After Incident In Bangladesh
Each year, mass prayer, generous feasts, and animal sacrifice take center stage at Eid al-Adha, one of Islam's holiest festivals.
Indiana Mom Invokes Religious Freedom Law As Defense For Beating Her Son
An Indiana mother who has admitted to viciously beating her son now claims that she cannot be punished, as she says she was simply exercising her religious freedom to discipline her child in accordance with her Christian beliefs.
Pope Francis: Earth “A Wasteland Of Filth” Due To Short-Sighted Thinking
Pope Francis is soldiering on in his quest to protect the planet, this Thursday calling for even more decisive action against environmental degradation and climate change.
Inside ISIS Schools: What The Caliphate Teaches Children
This is how the next generation of jihadists is being made.
French Court Issues Ruling On Controversial Burkini Issue
Today, France’s highest administrative court ruled that mayors across the country do not have the right to ban the burkini swimsuit that has caused controversy all summer long.
Muslim Siblings Pulled Off British Plane After False Terror Accusations
All it took was one misunderstood text message for British authorities to pull a trio of Muslim siblings off a plane just outside London last week, the Guardian reports.
7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths
While all religions dabble in fantasy, Christian martyr tales exemplify fantasy at its most outlandish.
French Burkini Ban Heats Up With Two New Incidents
Debates over Muslim women’s ability to wear the “burkini,” full-body swimwear that respects its wearer’s religious principles, at the beach have raged in France this summer. On Tuesday, two new incidents added fuel that already ample fire.
Hate Group Leader Who Says God Punishes Gays With Natural Disaster Has Home Destroyed By Flood
Maybe God doesn’t “punish (just) the gays” after all.