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Religious Freedom

Terrified Christians driven out of Mosul

Abdel Hamid Zebari | 24 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Iraq, Iraqi Christians, religious freedom
The Islamic State is expelling Christians from its newly-won territory.

Pregnant Sudanese woman could be hanged for “apostasy”

Michael Cook | 20 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: feminism, religious freedom, Sudan
Why haven't feminist media stars taken up the case of this young mother?

President Obama visits Pope Francis

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 April 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Evangelii Gaudium, Francis Rooney, HHS mandate, Pope Francis, President Obama papal visit, religious freedom, US Vatican Ambassador

HHS mandate: Supreme Court hears oral arguments

Sheila Liaugminas | 25 March 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, conscience protection, HHS mandate, Hobby Lobby, Obamacare, religious freedom, U.S. Supreme Court

The asylum seekers who frightened Elizabethan England

Susan Broomhall | 28 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: asylum seekers, history, immigration, religious freedom
Shakespeare was disgusted by the treatment that the refugees received from his countrymen.

For academics, religion is a conflict of interests

Margaret Somerville | 26 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: religious freedom, secularism, Wikipedia
A campaign against a bioethics professor turns very nasty.

Christian persecution is part of a global crisis, says UK minister

Sayeeda Warsi | 19 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Middle East Christians, religious freedom, UK
Christianity is haemorrhaging in the Middle East. The world must act, says the UK's first Muslim cabinet minister.

A declaration of tolerance

Mike Aquilina | 25 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, Edict of Milan, religious freedom, tolerance
In 313 Christians finally won their place in the ancient world with the Edict of Milan.

Religious freedom: nice idea, but what does it mean?

Cardinal George Pell | 14 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: religious freedom
If we are serious about it, religious freedom obliges us to make hard decisions about what to protect and what not to protect.

Quebec’s coup d’etat against religious freedom

Sean Murphy | 04 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Quebec, religious freedom
Will the government eventually use its Charter of Values to suppress freedom of conscience and religion among health care workers?

Religious freedom as antidote to terrorism

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 September 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: counter-terrorism, Mali, Nigeria, religious freedom, Robert George, Somalia, Syria, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
It’s an idea that hasn’t been tried and found wanting, to say the least.

How redefining marriage threatens freedom of speech

Alistair Nicholas | 12 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, religious freedom, same-sex marriage
A pioneer of gay liberation has made it clear that the real goal is an assault on religious values.

What is religious freedom?

Robert P. George | 01 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, conscientious objection, religious freedom
One of America's leading experts in legal theory defends the rights of conscience.

The slow erosion of religious freedom in Europe

Roger Trigg | 12 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Court of Human Rights, religious freedom
By failing to recognize the importance of religion as a support for human rights, European courts are slowly eroding religious liberty.

US Independence Day weekend 2013

Sheila Liaugminas | 05 July 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: conscience rights, HHS mandate, Independence Day 2013, Obamacare, religious freedom
What’s the state of the union built on the freedoms we celebrate this weekend? In a word, threatened.

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