Religious issues

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, death row inmate Rodney Reed waves to his family in the Bastrop County District Court in Bastrop, Texas. Supporters for Reed, who's facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit, are mounting a final push in the courts and on social media to stop his execution, which is being called into question by lawmakers, pastors, celebrities and the European Union. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
November 09, 2019 - 5:08 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his five years as Texas' governor, Republican Greg Abbott has overseen the execution of nearly 50 prisoners while only once sparing a condemned man's life, after a victims' family asked him to do so. But Abbott — who has proudly referred to the death penalty as "Texas...
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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), or World Hindu Council, celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict outside the VHP office in Ahmadabad, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
November 09, 2019 - 9:43 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immediately deplored by a key Muslim...
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A Hindu devotee waves an Indian national flag and celebrates a verdict in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus, in Ayodhya, India , Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 09, 2019 - 8:15 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immediately deplored by a key Muslim...
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A Hindu devotee waves an Indian national flag and celebrates a verdict in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus, in Ayodhya, India , Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 09, 2019 - 6:53 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immediately deplored by a key Muslim...
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A Hindu devotee waves an Indian national flag and celebrates a verdict in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus, in Ayodhya, India , Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 09, 2019 - 5:47 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in northern India and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict deplored by a key Muslim body. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the...
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Nirmohi Akhara leader Dharam Das, center, celebrates the verdict outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. State-run broadcaster says India’s top court has ruled for a disputed temple-mosque land for Hindus with alternate land to Muslims. The Supreme Court says in a judgment on Saturday that 5 acres (2.02 hecatres) of land be allotted to the Muslim community represented by the Sunni Central Wakf Board in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya where a 16th century mosque was demolished by Hindu hardliners in 1992. (AP Photo)
November 09, 2019 - 4:57 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in northern India and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict deplored by a key Muslim body. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the...
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Nirmohi Akhara leader Dharam Das, center, celebrates the verdict outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. State-run broadcaster says India’s top court has ruled for a disputed temple-mosque land for Hindus with alternate land to Muslims. The Supreme Court says in a judgment on Saturday that 5 acres (2.02 hecatres) of land be allotted to the Muslim community represented by the Sunni Central Wakf Board in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya where a 16th century mosque was demolished by Hindu hardliners in 1992. (AP Photo)
November 09, 2019 - 3:04 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict deplored by an attorney representing the Muslim community. The dispute over land ownership has been...
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Nirmohi Akhara leader Dharam Das, center, celebrates the verdict outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. State-run broadcaster says India’s top court has ruled for a disputed temple-mosque land for Hindus with alternate land to Muslims. The Supreme Court says in a judgment on Saturday that 5 acres (2.02 hecatres) of land be allotted to the Muslim community represented by the Sunni Central Wakf Board in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya where a 16th century mosque was demolished by Hindu hardliners in 1992. (AP Photo)
November 09, 2019 - 1:59 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. The 16th-century Babri...
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In this Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 photo Singer Tania Saleh takes pictures by her mobile phone at the martyrs square where the ongoing anti-government take place everyday, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Saleh grew up amid a civil war that has robbed her of her childhood. Of her friends and neighbors. And of the Lebanon she so loved. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
November 09, 2019 - 1:47 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Singer Tania Saleh grew up amid a civil war that robbed her of her childhood, of her friends and neighbors and of the Lebanon she so loved. For years, she has sung the pains of sectarian schisms. "You Lebanese have created 10 or 12 gods ... You divided me. You aggravated me. You...
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In this Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 photo Singer Tania Saleh takes pictures by her mobile phone at the martyrs square where the ongoing anti-government take place everyday, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Saleh grew up amid a civil war that has robbed her of her childhood. Of her friends and neighbors. And of the Lebanon she so loved. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
November 09, 2019 - 1:17 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's protests are bringing out people from across the country's spectrum of faiths and communities trying to throw out the entire ruling elite. They give a glimpse into a Lebanon transcending longtime divisions among sects. But the young protesters face an entrenched political...
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