Category Archives: Global

India: The Politics of Religious Conversions in Jharkhand

How Promotion of Religious Freedom Can Help Prevent Extreme Violence | PBS

Chinese Dissident Has 3 New Academic Ties In Us

Saskatoon shifts to non-specific religious prayer, but fight not over for atheist who made complaint

Prayer Vigils Recognize American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

Tunisia: Imams Contest Government’s Role in Religious Affairs

Canada: Secular Charter case shows Supreme Court judges can be ideological – and wrong

Device Explodes In Spain Cathedral, No One Hurt

Myanmar Muslims Hide Amid Deadly Sectarian Clashes

Belgian killed by euthanasia after a botched sex change operation

Saskatoon council still mulling prayer policy

Harper nominates Federal Court appeal judge Marc Nadon for Supreme Court

Brazilian Legislator Speaking At Evangelical Rally Orders Arrest For Lesbian Kiss In Audience

US government shutdown: Barack Obama is presiding over the end of America’s superpower status

Repentant abortionist lays his surgical instruments at the feet of the Pope

Two Egyptian Christians Slain in Libya

Global Study: World Not Ready For Aging Population

Myanmar Hit By Fresh Round Of Sectarian Violence

China Courts Lift Veils But Keep Courtroom Closed

Persecution of Christians Rockets in Karnataka, India

Christians demonstrate across Pakistan after the recent suicide bomb attack on a Peshawar Church

Scotland: “Call for right to remove kids from gay marriage lessons”

“Gay Pride March Again Banned In Serbia”

Al Gore: ‘There needs to be a political price’ for climate ‘denial’

UN Secretary General and IPCC climate report: human impact is ‘unequivocal’

Russia: Muslims rush to challenge Koran “extremism” ruling

Myanmar Told Communal Violence Threatens Reforms

Horrific accounts of torture in Kenya mall attack

French row over plans to swap Christian holidays

Persecution against Christian increases in many parts of the world

“At UN meeting, countries commit to protect gay rights, combat discrimination”

Demographics and Divorce in Russia

Catholic church in Kenya attacked; Al Shabaab suspected

“Italian pasta brand Barilla in gay advert row”

    BBC: “We have a slightly different culture,” he replied. “For us, the concept of sacred family remains one of the fundamental values of the company. Ours is a traditional family. If gays like our pasta and our communication, they will eat our pasta. If not, they can avoid it and eat another brand. You can’t please everyone in order to displease no-one. “I wouldn’t do an ad with a homosexual family not because I disrespect gays – they have their right to do whatever they want without disturbing others – but because I don’t think like them and I think that the family we try to address is anyway a classic family.”


  • Posted: 09/26/2013
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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‘A toxic abuse of religion’: Blair blasts militant groups and says Islam must be put ‘in its proper place’ in politics

Islamist War on Christians: Where is the Media? | Lee Habeeb at NRO

New Australia Law Will Allow Doctors to Refuse Life-Saving Treatment for Terminal Patients

‘Intolerance in Indonesia is becoming mainstream’

Gender balance at issue with Supreme Court vacancy

“IOC ‘fully Satisfied’ Over Russia’s Anti-gay Law”

Irish Catholic hospital to comply with abortion legislation

Lao Officials Threaten Christians in Three Villages with Expulsion

Christians now suffering mass martyrdom, says Archbishop of Canterbury

USAID, Gates, Planned Parenthood Push Dangerous Contraceptive On Poor Black And Latina Women

UK: Christian street preacher arrested for second time in a week

End ‘heinous’ sex-selection abortion now: Catholic Women’s League to Canadian Prime Minister

UK: Doctor sacked for e-mailing Christian prayer to colleagues loses appeal

Egyptian minister postpones dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood

UN Worried About Philippines’ Humanitarian Crisis

4,188 Dutch people killed by euthanasia last year

Swiss region bans full-face Muslim veil

Australia: Tony Abbott will test legal grounds for ACT same sex marriage bill

Austria: Catholic Church Fined For Phone Texting

Why it matters that Jews are standing on the Temple Mount

New Google Website Simplifies Comparative Constitutional Analysis

Russian Court In Controversial Decision Bans Salafist Translation of Qur’an

Canada: Pro-abort hooligans trash pro-life grandmother’s car, scrawl ‘Too bad you weren’t aborted’

German homeschooling family reunited – as long as they promise to attend state schools

Italian ‘anti-homophobia’ bill passes lower house

Italy: “Gay activists launch complaint against teacher who included homosexuality on list of possible sins”

Pakistan Christians fear more persecution following church attack

Did You Know 200 Million Girls are “Missing” Thanks to Abortion, Infanticide?

Iran: Prayer vigils mark milestone for jailed pastor

Kenya: Gunman executed non-Muslims – after asking them to name Prophet Mohammed’s mother

Ontario Legislature Rejects Quebec Limits On Religious Dress

Pakistani Christians Protest Deadly Church Bombing

8 Killed As Muslim Rebels Attack Philippine Town

Egypt Bans Muslim Brotherhood Group

Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew Speaks Out Strongly! No to Homosexual ‘Marriage’

Buddhist radicals attack Christian church in Sri Lanka

Pope urges Catholic doctors to refuse abortions

U.S. House OKs religious liberty envoy

Sudanese Woman Faces Ordeal as Convert from Islam

Thought Policy Proposal Welcomed At European Parliament’s “Civil Liberties” Committee

Christian street preacher arrested in Scotland