USCIRF warns of potential religiously-motivated violence around Nigeria’s upcoming elections

Islamic State affiliate takes root amid Libya’s chaos

Protecting doctors’ freedom of conscience

Compulsory income tax on Christians drives Germans away from Protestant and Catholic churches

Some regions of Nigeria now devoid of Christians

Erasing all trace: IS sells off stolen Christian goods and burns ancient religious manuscripts

Iceland to build first temple to Norse gods in 1,000 years

’3-parent baby’ law moves forward in Britain

Chile, among the few countries that ban all abortions, moves to allow them in some cases

Egyptian court bans Hamas’ armed wing, lists as terrorist organization

Cuba to build first new Catholic church since Castro

Life for Christians improving in Egypt, says Catholic leader

Recent violence in Niger shows growing intolerance among religious groups

Humanist campaign challenges blasphemy laws

Activists accuse China of targeting religious freedom

Chilean Senate passes bill allowing same-sex civil unions

Schools watchdog chief denies Ofsted has anti-Christian agenda

Why the Church of England, as a matter of principle, is opposed to assisted suicide

Et si le débat sur l’euthanasie était relancé?

PBS documentary glamorizes ‘right-to-die’

Churches oppose three-person baby plan

The case of Tom Mortier shows how euthanasia advocates will never stop at the terminally ill

Son challenges Belgian law after mother’s ‘mercy killing’

C of E: Legalising GM babies would be ‘irresponsible’

Commons vote on GM babies set for Tues 3 February

Euthanasia: A personal perspective

For Indian bishop, to save girls from selective abortions, minds must be educated

Chin Christians ready to go to jail to stop cross removal

Human rights complaint against Ontario school board filed by atheist

Paradise lost: is Christianity doomed in the Middle East?

China’s crackdown surprised some churches building ‘grander’ facilities

Mexico: Dozens of Protestants refused re-entry to village after being expelled

India investigates reports of mass ‘reconversion’ of Christians

Update: Religious freedom and a Canadian law school

Judge’s tough decision lectures about church rights and protections from ‘power of the state’ in huge win for Christian law school battling for survival

Sexual-behavior rules can’t disqualify Canadian law school from accreditation

The shady world of surrogacy exposed in Italy

Canadian court upholds religious freedom of law students

Twenty seven years ago today, Canada allowed unlimited abortions up to birth for any reason

Assisted suicide Bill ‘erodes dignity’ and ‘creates mistrust’

Ethical stem cells used for dementia ‘breakthrough’

Presumed consent is ‘state- imposed tax on bodies’

China to get tough on illegal sex-selective abortions

Nicky Morgan ‘unapologetic’ over ‘British values’ rules

Uni free speech threatened by ‘anti-terror’ plans – top QC

Palliative care doctors reveal opposition to assisted suicide

Leading scientists call on MPs to support ‘three parent babies’ legislation

Trinity Western law students OK to practise in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Supreme Court rules in favour of Christian university in B.C.

Mosul deteriorates under IS occupation

Kenya’s Christian-owned Hope FM radio hijacked

Luxembourg moves towards further separation of religion and the state

Sweden’s court hearts case for religious freedom, again

France top court rules same-sex French-Moroccan couple may marry

No longer the Iraq I loved

Rise in harassment against India’s Christians prompts launch of new help hotline

Tough times for Christian lawyers up north

Zhejiang, Hong Kong journalist arrested for investigating cross demolition

The Middle East’s vanishing Christians

Second ‘gender-abortion’ doctor to appear before Crown Court

Dutch euthanasia clinic has knuckles rapped over tinnitus death

Marriage referendum

France wants to make Google and Facebook accountable for hate speech

Colorado teen who tried to join ISIS gets 4-year sentence

Sunni officials in Iraq say Shi’ite militias executed 70 civilians

Parents of twins explain why they refused to abort

Young and old at risk from ‘naïve’ assisted suicide plans

Christian school facing closure defended by unlikely supporter

Religious liberty and persecution: a global perspective

Association formed in Jamaica to protect religious freedom

Protection of religious freedom in Australia

Pope Francis says ‘ecumenism of blood’ is uniting Christians

In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom