Nov 24, 2016 - 01:01 pm .- The incoming Trump administration’s immigration policy must avoid a religious registry or any “stigmatizing” of religious groups, religious freedom advocates insist.
Nov 8, 2016 - 11:23 pm .- Despite ongoing religious freedom threats, humility and cheerfulness in serving the poor are at the heart of the mission for the Little Sisters of the Poor, the order’s vocations director said.
Nov 8, 2016 - 06:56 pm .- In a unanimous ruling, the highest court in British Columbia said that a Christian law school could not be denied accreditation merely for holding biblical beliefs on sexual morality.
Nov 3, 2016 - 09:09 am .- Religious liberty is a pressing issue in this election, advocates say – but both major presidential candidates have shown serious deficiencies when it comes to protecting freedom of religion.
Nov 1, 2016 - 10:00 pm .- Several black Christian leaders suggested the “Catholic Spring” leaked emails showed “open contempt for religious freedom” and asked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton whether their own communities would be safe.
Oct 28, 2016 - 09:02 am .- When Kentucky t-shirt designer Blaine Adamson declined to print promotional shirts for a gay pride festival, he found himself facing a discrimination ruling from the county’s human rights commission.
Oct 28, 2016 - 12:36 am .- Leading religious freedom advocates called for the release of all “prisoners of conscience” worldwide on International Religious Freedom Day.
Oct 27, 2016 - 06:08 am .- The genocide of Yazidis and Christians in the Middle East and the refugee crisis should be a priority for Europe, the EU special envoy for religious freedom has said.
Oct 17, 2016 - 10:13 pm .- A church’s lawsuit may go forward because it reasonably feared that Iowa’s strict anti-discrimination law would create legal penalties for its preaching and for having single-sex bathrooms and showers, an Iowa court has ruled.
Oct 13, 2016 - 05:43 pm .- Four churches and their pastors are challenging a Massachusetts law which they say could regulate their speech regarding gender identity.