An escalation in violence is being expected between Sri Lanka's Buddhists and its Muslim minority. For some, echoes of the civil war are unavoidable.
Religion is strictly forbidden in North Korea, but evangelical Protestants like a challenge, and aren't letting a little dictatorship get in the way of saving the nation's souls. Buddhists are trying too, but can't quite match that Protestant work ethic.
In light of Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's recent re-sentencing, foreign leaders are once again speaking out against the country's repressive military junta. But to win over the Burmese people, foreign powers must first win over the country's Buddhist monks, says the Christian Science Monitor.
A new Turkish game show challenges a Muslim imam, a Greek Orthodox priest, a rabbi and a Buddhist monk to convert one of 10 atheists to their religion of choice, with new converts winning a trip to Mecca, Jerusalem or Tibet. Plus eternal salvation, presumably.