After Mocking Holocaust, French Comedian Gets 2 Months in Belgian Jail

A French comic was sentenced Wednesday to two months in prison in Belgium for anti-semitic comments he made in 2012. But similar charges haven't stopped him before.


Islam Is a Religion of Violence

Can the wave of violence sweeping the Islamic world be traced back to the religion's core teachings? An FP debate about the roots of extremism.

Christian Caryl

Can Burma Save Buddhism From the Politicians?

An unholy alliance between the government and extremist Buddhist monks is threatening to derail the transition to democracy.


Islamist Hard-Liners Attack Indonesian Churches

Local authorities often cooperate with vigilantes who demand church closures.


Modi’s Sacred Cows

India's prime minister has spoken out against the killing of cows. Why hasn't he spoken out against the killing of Muslims?

The Cable

Will Pope Francis’s Visit With Kim Davis Undermine a Successful U.S. Trip?

Pope Francis secretly met with Kim Davis, one of the most outspoken opponents of gay marriage.

The Cable

Cheering for Pope Francis in Philadelphia

For some Philadelphia residents just trying to get on with their lives in Pope-istan, the papal visit begged the question: “What’s gotten into our city?”

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