Striped red-and-white flags adorn a sacred grove in a quiet neighborhood in Ranchi in India. The ubiquitous flags are an assertion of tribal identity.

Adherents of Sarnaism try to preserve their identity and culture by pushing for more recognition of their faith in India

Sacred Nation

India is home to millions of Indigenous people consisting of hundreds of tribes. Now, the followers of Sarnaism want official recognition of their religion by the state.

Muslims pray in a mosque during celebrations of Eid al-Fitr holiday, a feast celebrated by Muslims worldwide, in Grozny, Russia, on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

The world celebrates Eid — including some of The World’s listeners

An anti-abortion marcher carries a picture of Jesus Christ during a rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual “March for Life” in Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2019.

When does life begin? It might depend on your faith.

Lifestyle & Belief
Former US President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Trump

Jimmy Carter on faith, Trump, and his undying optimism

Suhaib Webb

Why both ISIS and some US right-wingers are threatening to kill this American imam

The UN's Fijian guard unit on parade in Iraq.

Fijian peacekeepers in Iraq aren’t just a battalion — they’re a choir


Fijian soldiers have been part of UN peacekeeping operations in Iraq since 2004. Five have been killed and others are being held captive by the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda. One way the brigade stays committed and strong is to sing. And they believe it keeps them safe, as well.

The World

Catholic Earth Spirituality

A growing number of Roman Catholics are making conscious connections between linking their faith and their concern for the earth. But as Richard Schiffman reports it’s not always easy to reconcile age-old religious traditions and a new environmental consciousness.

The World

What do you know about religion?

Lifestyle & Belief

Does faith need fact? Yesterday, we talked about a new survey showing that many religious people don’t know many basic facts about religions. We hear from some listeners’ views and talk to Ibrahim Abdul-Matin.

The World

Is it possible to have faith without God?

Arts, Culture & Media

On the final day of our week-long series on Faith In America, we feature a debate between humanist chaplain Greg Epstein, author of ‘Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe,’ and conservative pastor Douglas Wilson.

The World

Fair Game – Episode 3 – Segment 1


Fair Game with Faith Salie takes the day’s news and entertainment stories, blows them up, and puts them back together again — all in one glorious hour. Join Faith and her guests as they delve into subjects like international espionage, Robert Downey Junior, and why you sometimes need to punch a hawk to save a puppy. All that plus live music! Fair Game – where every topic is our play thing.