religious freedom

religious freedom

The Middle East’s vanishing Christians
Michael Cook | 22 January 2015 |
tags: Islam, Islamic State, Middle East Christians, persecution of Christians
But some of the region's bishops urge Christians to work with Muslims for free and tolerant society.

Iraq’s Yazidis are on the brink of genocide – who will save them?
Ali Mamouri | 11 August 2014 |
tags: Iraq, Islam, religious freedom, Yazidi
ISIS militants may be massacring an Iraqi sect.

Persecution of Christians contradicts idea of a Caliphate
Erica C.D. Hunter | 28 July 2014 |
tags: Iraq, Islam, Middle East Christians
In the glory days of the Caliphate, Muslims and Christians lived side by side.

“Mission accomplished”: Italy welcomes Meriam Ibrahim
Carolyn Moynihan | 25 July 2014 |
tags: Meriam Ibrahim, religious freedom, Sudan
Has Sudan really learned a lesson about religious freedom?

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

What the Supreme Court did (and didn’t do) to religious freedom last week
Dwight G. Duncan | 08 July 2014 |
tags: Hobby Lobby, Obamacare, US Supreme Court
It's hardly a threat to civil liberties.

This is Iraq’s darkest hour
Louis Raphaël I Sako and Oliver Maksan | 02 July 2014 |
tags: Catholic Church, Christians in Middle East, Iraq
A bishop in Kurdish Iraq criticizes Western indifference to the future of Middle East Christianity.

In Europe’s schools, national values infringe religious freedom
Olivier Roy | 27 June 2014 |
tags: Europe, identity politics, religious liberty, secularism
A national (secular) identity is not the answer to religious fundamentalism.

Meriam is free, but countless Christian women are not
Carolyn Moynihan | 24 June 2014 |
tags: Islamism, religious liberty, women's issues
Do women’s rights campaigners really want to know about their plight?

Vatican accused of “torture” in latest UN attack
Austen Ivereigh | 05 May 2014 |
But this time it is prepared for the outlandish charges.

Barred: Christian lawyers are the new racists
Lea Singh | 02 May 2014 |
tags: freedom of speech, legal profession, same-sex marriage
If your university does not hold with gay marriage, don’t look for a legal career in eastern Canada.

The silent war on religious liberty
Bobby Jindal | 21 February 2014 |
tags: elites, Obama administration, religious liberty
The Governor of Louisiana sails into American elites trying to circumscribe religious freedom

If you like your religion, you can keep your religion
Kelly Bartlett | 28 January 2014 |
tags: Little Sisters of the Poor, Obamacare contraceptive mandate, religious liberty
Why does the Obama administration think that providing contraception is more important than religious freedom?

For academics, religion is a conflict of interests
Margaret Somerville | 26 November 2013 |
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 |
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.

Waiting for the Supreme Court to rescue religious freedom
Dwight G. Duncan | 06 November 2013 |
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obamacare
Business owners fighting Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate heard some good news last week.

A declaration of tolerance
Mike Aquilina | 25 October 2013 |
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 |
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 |
tags: Quebec, religious freedom
Will the government eventually use its Charter of Values to suppress freedom of conscience and religion among health care workers?

Should schools teach about religions?
Kevin Ryan | 29 September 2013 |
tags: philosophy, public schools system, religious education
It's an idea that looks good on paper but can in fact lead to dangerous madness.

Keep it at home and hidden in a closet
Margaret Somerville | 27 August 2013 |
tags: Canada, Quebec
The Quebec government is waging a war on religion.

How redefining marriage threatens freedom of speech
Alistair Nicholas | 12 August 2013 |
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.

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