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Worshippers at a Zambian Catholic Shrine

Region: Zambia

Topics: Religion

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Ugandan Airport Expansion Project Cuts Worshippers off From Sacred Ground

Region: Uganda

Topics: Legal RightsReligion

A long-standing tradition ended in 2017, when Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority fenced off an area where practitioners of ancient religions had made animal sacrifices. In a country where much land is not formally deeded, and ownership disputes are common, a spiritual leader wonders how the airport could claim title to the site, when his clan has been its rightful owner for more than half a millennium.

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Buddhists Circle Boudhanath Stupa

Region: Nepal

Topics: Religion

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Zimbabwe Bans Ads for Faith Healing, After ‘Cures’ Lead Some to Stop HIV Treatment

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: HealthLegislationReligion

Health care organizations had long pleaded with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe to ban faith healing ads from the airwaves, because the ads and their prophets were leading many people to abandon their medications, with particularly grave consequences for those taking anti-retroviral treatments. The state banned the ads in April – so is it making any difference?

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Zimbabwe’s Ban on Faith-Healing Broadcasts Gets Mixed Reviews

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: HealthLegislationReligion

For one side of the controversy, the new law is a relief, because faith healers dangerously claim an ability to cure the incurable. For the other side, the ruling limits the right to practice religion freely.

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Buddhist Therapy Participants in Zimbabwe Find It Brings Strength, Healing

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: HealthReligion

In Zimbabwe, some are turning to Tara Rokpa, a Buddhist form of psychotherapy, to cope with challenges like living with AIDS or raising a disabled child.

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Prayer Rituals Mark the New Moon

Region: Sri Lanka

Topics: Religion

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For An Apostolic Sect in Zimbabwe, Healing and Revenge Go Hand in Hand

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Religion

From the economic crisis to mental illness, Zimbabweans are seeking help from a variety of apostolic sects, many of which blend Christianity with traditional beliefs. One point of difference between sects is on the appropriateness of seeking revenge.

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Hindu Festival Celebrated in Nepal

Region: Nepal

Topics: Religion

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Nepal’s Shamans Welcome More Women to Their Ranks

Region: Nepal

Topics: CultureReligionTrends

As men leave Nepal in search of other jobs, more women are filling the prestigious religious and professional role of shaman.

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