It is often reported that religion is good for 'well-being'. This report evaluates the evidence from nearly 140 academic studies.
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Religion in the Media
A daily roundup of media stories about religion.
Trewin Wax looks at Trump's strategy of exploiting tensions and divisions within the Religious Right
Logistics and distrust in religious institutions biggest barrier to participation. Still, picture of religion in America is more complex
Pope Francis turns his weekly general audience into prayer service for the victims of the earthquake that hit central Italy on 24th August
Sisters and brother interrogated on London airport runway after fellow passengers claimed seeing Arabic text on phone
Following a controversial ban on burkinis, French police force a woman to remove some of her clothing on a beach in Nice
The number of slavery victims helped by the Salvation Army in England and Wales has risen almost fivefold since 2011-12, the charity has said.
Muslims in France fear increased scrutiny and state control in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks.
Leading members of Britain's Muslim community have attended a London church service to show solidarity with their Christian neighbours.
Pope Francis has offered prayers for the victims of Saturday’s suicide bombing in Turkey.
A group of gay Anglican clergy are planning to sign an open letter calling for the church to reconsider its position on same-sex marriage.
German Conservatives have agreed that women should be banned from wearing the face veil in schools and universities and while driving.
Followers of Anjem Choudary facing increased anti-terror controls.
A Muslim doctor recalls when a patient refused to let him treat her due to his religion.
The U.S. State Department warned that repression is threatening the liberties of religious minorities.
An author of the presidential candidate says Trump's religious credentials are false.