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In Lebanon, a campaign to get God out of politics

    TIME: “Demonstrations are hardly unusual in Lebanon, where politics is often conducted on the streets. But the few thousand people who gathered in Beirut on Sunday to march on the country’s parliament made for an unusual sight, mostly because of what was missing. There were hardly any religious symbols or sectarian political banners among them, in a country where religion and politics are practically synonymous. But those who showed up for Sunday’s Secular Pride March bore no crosses, crescents or portraits of saints or martyrs; they carried only roses and the red and white cedar flag of the republic in protest at religion’s domination over civil and political life in Lebanon. ‘What’s your sect? None of your business!’ they chanted.”


  • Posted: 05/04/2010
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.time.com

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