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Why should we do more than just tolerate religion?

Why should we do more than just tolerate religion?

The United States is facing a crisis of sorts over religion. While much of the rest of the world is experiencing real and violent religious conflicts — some of it between religions and some imposed by the state — many Americans, it seems, are confused as to the very reasons to allow religious freedom in the first place.

Obama issues religious freedom proclamation, but will he protect those freedoms?

Obama issues religious freedom proclamation, but will he protect those freedoms?

President Obama declared Thursday as National Religious Freedom Day. But with a religious freedom ambassador post still vacant and global religious persecution rampant, some observers question what the administration is doing to protect that freedom.

Pan African Conference promotes Tolerance, Interreligious Freedom

Pan African Conference promotes Tolerance, Interreligious Freedom

The first Pan African Conference on Interreligious Freedoms has ended in Cameroon with participants from 80 countries from Africa and beyond. Participants pledged to work together for the service of peace in the name of God.

Survey Finds Arab Spring did not Bring More Religious Freedom

Survey Finds Arab Spring did not Bring More Religious Freedom

The Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa have not led to an increase in religious freedom in a region where government restrictions and social hostilities against certain faiths were already high, a new report found.

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

Bangalore – There may be a different future: made of respect for human rights, dialogue, justice and harmony for Christians in Karnataka, one of the major Indian States. After the local elections on May 5, the Hindu extremist party “Bharatiya Janata Party” (BJP, “Indian People’s Party”), obtained only 40 seats in the Parliament of Karnataka, while the majority went to the Congress party, which obtained 121 seats, out of a total of 223.

Comments suggest not many like Obamacare Rule on Birth Control

Comments suggest not many like Obamacare Rule on Birth Control

Public comments suggest not many like Obamacare rule on birth control. A sampling of the public comments submitted on the Obama administration’s latest proposal to mandate birth control at no cost through employer heath care plans indicates no one likes the accommodation for religious groups.