Among its many wonders, one of Japan's top attractions is its Buddhist, Shinto and Zen temples and shrines that honour a long history of religious devotion.
Pope Francis apologised for the 'scandal and betrayal' of Catholic priests' sexual exploitation of children around the world on August 26 in Dublin, Ireland.
The Pope has expressed hope his visit to Ireland will help grow unity and reconciliation among Christians on the island.
For over a century France has been a secular society - keeping religion and politics separate. Now President Macron says he wants to create a national brand of Islam.
The Mormon church ends its century-long relationship with the Boy Scouts to focus on its own youth leadership and development program as the social views of the organizations move apart.
Is prophecy after prophecy from biblical texts unfolding before our eyes? Jeremy Hitchen looks back thousands of years to investigate the plausibility of ancient visions.
Why do cults continue to attract people in the 21st Century? Visions of Paradise looks at our need to belong and find purpose and meaning in life and presents a timely warning on how that can lead to fundamentalist thinking.
We tend to think of angels as the white-winged, halo-headed characters from the Bible, and with good reason. We discover why angels have a central role in so many cultures and look at how angels pervade everyday life.
From the Bible to Rock & Roll and the internet, this engaging new documentary sheds new light on the Prince of Darkness through his manifestations in the arts and popular culture.
Investigating the secret crimes of a charismatic priest who abused over 200 deaf children in a school under his control, the film shows the face of evil that can lurk behind the smiles and denials of authority figures and institutions.
Beloved of the bereft and abandoned Father Bob Maguire, the irreverent philosopher and working class hero, eschews the collar and piousness of his own religion.
Evangelical Christians believe that Christian youth need to assume leadership roles in advocating the causes of their religious movement, so kids as young as 6 years-old are taught to become dedicated Christian soldiers in "God's army."
Filmmaker Pan Nalin travels to the Kumbh Mela, one of the world's most extraordinary religious events. There, he encounters remarkable men of mind and meditation, some facing an inextricable dilemma; to embrace the world or to renounce it.
Much more than a comedian, Bill Hicks was and still is an inspiration to millions. His timeless comedy tackled the contradictions of America and modern life head on.
A critical and in-depth look at how one man has quickly changed the face of Catholicism at a moment when no one really expected it.
Francis: The Pope From the New World unveils the personality, passion and extraordinary faith of the new Pope.
Like thousands of other young people Ryan Chambers travelled to India for experience and adventure. But Ryan never returned home.