that connects science and religious faith. It explains: “[P]rimary funding areas include science and the big questions, character and virtue development, individual freedom and free
Religious freedom activists are calling on the US State Department to reverse its decision to deny a visa to an influential Iraqi Christian leader, Sister Diana Momeka, who planned to
While the southern African nation's constitution officially protects freedom of religion, its policies often present a challenge to religious minorities, the US State Department noted last year
Days after at least a dozen crosses were forcibly removed from churches, China formally protested a United States report on its lack of religious freedom.
still dominate the eastern region and non-Russian Orthodox religious groups face many hardships, according to the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
for feeding the homeless. 0; 49; share; email; print. The latest battle over religious freedom doesn't involve wedding cakes or pizza. Instead, it's about a
worldwide have fled conflicts and crises in which religion has been a key factor, according to the 2015 report from the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
Now Nepal's Christians—3% of the population—hope for equal rights and religious freedom to be guaranteed in the new Constitution. "We have defined full religious freedom. .
Adventists have a long history of promoting religious freedom and advocating for the separation of church and state. Their pastors are all denominational
That prompted a group called the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition to collect more than 100,000 signatures on a petition backing the chaplain.
"We pray for these men and women, self-confessed religious people, that they may be reminded of the sacred and precious nature of every life created by God.”.
Members of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom painted a bleak picture for religious groups in Crimea in a recent Foreign Affairs op-ed:
Abortion by Dismemberment Banned in Kansas. Surge in pro-life legislation in states enters fifth year. Timothy C. Morgan. [ posted 4/9/2015 07:04AM ]. G.Skidmore. Kansas Gov.
NY Cardinal, 'AD' Producers Step Up Campaign against Mideast Persecution. 80 leaders sign letter. Pope Francis critical of weak response to 'unacceptable
There have been three attacks in the last two years in which the group has separated hostages according to religious identity and murdered them accordingly; the siege at Westgate
elected. We are praying he will follow through with this promise and commit to protecting freedom of religious expression,” he said in a press release. “We
nothing more than religious segregation—the kind of segregation the mayor has said he opposes,” said Jordan Lorence, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, which has
and torture. In the wake of the March 13 report, the UN Security Council last Friday held a rare, daylong debate on persecution of religious minorities. “I
On Wednesday, Indiana became the 20th state to pass a state-version of the federal government's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Governor
Terrorism Charge Snares Prominent American Missionary. If Christian broadcaster Stendal goes on trial in Colombia, missions work nationwide may be at risk.