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Iraqi demonstrators gather on Tahrir square in Baghdad, amid ongoing anti-government protests, Dec. 4, 2019.

Chaldean archbishop: Iraq unrest signals rejection of post-2003 settlement

Dec 4, 2019

The largest protests in Iraq since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein signal the rejection by most Iraqis of the country's... Read more

A mosque in Stockholm.

Swedish town approves Islamic call to prayer after having denied church bells

May 17, 2018

A town in southern Sweden granted permission this week to allow Islamic calls to prayer for the local mosque –... Read more

Victims of Islamic State in focus at UN forum

Nov 6, 2017

Persecuted religious minorities in Syria and Iraq deserve a better future after suffering at the hands of the Islamic State... Read more

St. George Maronite cathedral beside the Mohammad Al-Amin mosque in Beirut, the Lebanese capital.

Muslim leaders in Lebanon condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East

Jun 16, 2015

The leaders of four branches of Islam in Lebanon gathered earlier this month to issue a joint statement in the... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, who signed an April 3 open letter on religious liberty.

Troubled by Indiana reaction, Christian leaders stress gravity of religious liberty

Apr 6, 2015

Catholic and Southern Baptist leaders called Friday for a recommitment to religious freedom, lamenting the “acrimony and lies” surrounding efforts... Read more

Holi, the festival of color, celebrated in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, in 2014.

Indian bishop encourages celebration of color festival in joy, freedom

Mar 6, 2015

With Indians and Hindus celebrating Holi, a spring festival of colors, today, Bishop Thomas Dabre of Poona has encouraged the... Read more

Muslims pray outside the White House for the Chapel Hill shooting victims, Feb. 13, 2015.

Muslims respond to Chapel Hill shootings with prayer, calls for peace

Feb 13, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Muslims gathered in front of the White House to pray for the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting on Friday,... Read more

Beirut, the Lebanese capital.

The Lebanese model: a multi-religious solution for Syria and Iraq?

Nov 13, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

The apostolic nuncio to Lebanon has said the country is a model of multi-religious coexistence that could help resolve violent... Read more