Last article of section "Religious Freedom"
The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees responded with concern to President Obama’s July 21 executive order to prohibit federal government contractors from what the Administration deems “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” discrimination and to forbid “gender identity” discrimination in the employment of ...read more
Articles from section "Religious Freedom"
On Wednesday the U.S. Senate voted against considering S. 2578, a bill empowering the federal government to override the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and other federal conscience laws …read more
The coup removing President Morsi in July last year did not bring the Copts of Egypt the relief that many hoped for. Constitutional equality is irrelevant; unless the Egyptian government …read more
By Reinhard Backes and John Newton of Aid to the Church in Need A bishop has warned that more Sudanese Christians could suffer severe violations of human rights – like Meriam Ibrahim – …read more
Indonesians went to the polls yesterday to elect a new president as concerns grow over rising religious intolerance in the world’s most populous Muslim state. Although the elections could …read more
Meriam Ibrahim, the Catholic mother in Sudan who was sentenced to death for ‘apostasy’ and then freed, would be “very glad” to come to the Vatican and meet the Pope one day. Antonella Napoli, …read more