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God and Robots: Will AI Transform Religion?

Betizza, Sophia; Alanna, Eloise; Furst, Jessica; Aston, Katie; Williams, Claire; Fukada, Shiho; Timothy, Robert

Artificial intelligence is changing how we interact with everything: food, healthcare, travel – and also religion.

Experts say major global faiths are discussing their relationship with AI, and some are starting to incorporate this technology into their worship.

Robot priests can recite prayers, perform funerals, and even comfort those experiencing a spiritual crisis.

Is it just a gimmick, or will it transform how people experience faith?