religion

Afghan women ordered to wear hijabs

Afghan women ordered to wear hijabs

The new Afghan authorities officially announced the mandatory wearing of hijabs for women throughout the country. "The ordinance on wearing the hijab is obligatory and necessary for Muslim noble, adult women. In accordance with the …

Erdogan extends Easter wishes to Christians

Erdogan extends Easter wishes to Christians

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday released a message marking the Christian holiday of Easter. “I congratulate our Christian citizens on Easter,” Erdogan said in his message. “Our country, where …

Muslim holy month of Ramadan starts today

Muslim holy month of Ramadan starts today

Muslims around the world celebrate the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. This is the 9th month of the lunar calendar, during which the representatives of Islam fast. They voluntarily give up all bad habits, eating, drinking from dawn to …

Khudavang Monastery (photo report)

Khudavang Monastery (photo report)

The history of the monastery, built in the IX-XIII centuries, is tragic: the Udins, the spiritual heirs of the Albanian Apostolic Church, could not get here for a long time due to the Armenian occupation. The state of Caucasian …

Russia's Orthodox Christians celebrating Epiphany

Russia's Orthodox Christians celebrating Epiphany

Orthodox Russians are celebrating one of main Christian feasts, Epiphany, on January 19. According to the Gospel, during Christ’s baptism in the Jordan River, God was revealed in His three hypostases: the Father, the Son and the …

Religion on Telegram

Religion on Telegram

The media have long been called the "fourth branch of government" and have taken a dominant position in influencing the formation of public opinion. The significance of any rallies, the most authoritative round tables and powerful …

Georgia celebrates Saint George’s Day - Giorgoba

Georgia celebrates Saint George’s Day - Giorgoba

Today, on November 23, Georgia is celebrating one of the most important religious holidays in the country - the St. George's Day or Giorgoba. Festive services, dedicated to this day, are held in all the acting churches of Georgia. …

Erdogan calls on Muslims worldwide to oppose injustice

Erdogan calls on Muslims worldwide to oppose injustice

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, addressing a youth forum in Istanbul on Aug. 25, called on Muslims to raise their voice on against injustices they witness. "Muslims should take responsibility for their own …

Putin congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al-Adha

Putin congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al-Adha

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russia’s Muslims on Eid al-Adha. In his message of congratulations posted on the Kremlin’s website on Tuesday, the president highlighted the values of Islam that serve to …

Several rockets fired on Presidential Palace in Kabul

Several rockets fired on Presidential Palace in Kabul

Several rockets were launched on the Presidential Palace in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Tuesday during prayers of Eid al-Adha holiday period, China’s news agency Xinhua reported. According to the news agency, the …

Ramadan: four tips to help you eat right and stay healthy

Ramadan: four tips to help you eat right and stay healthy

Ramadan began on April 13 this year, and is one of the most important months of the year for Muslims. For the month of Ramadan, the majority of Muslims will fast during daylight hours and cannot eat or drink until the sun sets – after …