Unveiling an annual report on the global status of religious freedom, Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday reinforced America's commitment to promoting freedom of religion worldwide, and pledged to push restrictive countries - including U.S. allies -- toward expanded rights even if it makes them "uncomfortable."
Pope Francis lamented that investment losses by banks trigger more alarm in the economic crisis than the struggle of people to feed their families, as he led a huge rally Saturday to invigorate the church's moral conscience, hours after he held talks at the Vatican about the economic crisis with Germany's leader.
Christian conservatives have grown increasingly alarmed in recent weeks over reports and rumors that the Pentagon is considering new policies aimed at discriminating against Christians and disciplining or even court-martialing those who share their faith.
A Lebanese man was sentenced to 300 lashes with a whip and six years in prison for his role in helping a Saudi woman convert to Christianity and flee the kingdom in the latest example of the religious intolerance that grips the region.
Join us June 14-17 in Silver Spring, MD for an inspiring weekend filled with religious liberty training and information sessions, spiritual emphasis and testimony, American history tour, Capitol Hill legislative office visits, and a banquet at the Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters.
For its annual report of violators, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom counts 15 nations where abuse of religious liberty is "systemic, egregious, and ongoing."
This TEDx talk provides an overview of Pew Research findings on the rising tide of restrictions on religion around the world coming from governments as well as groups in society.
Senior Living Properties, LLC, which owns 35 senior assisted living facilities in Texas, will pay $42,500 and furnish extensive injunctive relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC had charged the company with denying a religious accommodation to an employee.
Imagine you are a Christian living in a society permeated by religious fanaticism and extreme intolerance. With few rights in your own country, you are seeking the liberty to live in a country that was founded upon freedom. This story is not hypothetical; it is surprisingly common.