Category: Religious Liberties

World looks the other way at Christian persecution, pope says

Junno Arocho Esteves | CRUX | Source URL VATICAN CITY – Love for neighbor means being close to people, especially those facing oppression and violence for being Christian, and engaging in charitable work that reflects Christian values and promotes interreligious dialogue, Pope Francis said. Meeting with members of the Equestrian […]

Proposed Amendments Could Close Churches, Seminaries in Bulgaria, Christian Leaders Fear

Samuel Smith | Christian Post | Source URL Religious leaders in Bulgaria have spoken out against proposed changes to a religious law in Bulgaria that could result in the closure of many Christian churches and seminaries. Christian leaders in the Baltic nation have sounded an alarm about two proposed draft […]

Trump Admin. to Strengthen Religious Freedom Protections for Christian Colleges

Samuel Smith | Christian Post | Source URL The Trump administration is reportedly looking to strengthen religious freedom protections for Christian and other faith-based colleges and universities that receive federal tax dollars. Citing a copy of the United States Education Department’s spring regulatory agenda, Politico reported Wednesday that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos […]

Christian Group Urges Parents to Pull Kids From School to Protest LGBT ‘Day of Silence’

Samuel Smith | The Christian Post | Source URL The American Family Association is instructing parents to keep their kids at home on Friday and participate in the “Day of Silence Walkout” in response to the LGBT National “Day of Silence.” The Day of Silence, which is organized by the national […]

When Christian Conservatives Are Compared to the 9/11 Terrorists

The Christian Post | Source URL You may have thought I was overstating things in my recent article, “Will California Go from Banning Religious Books to Burning Them?” You may have thought I was exaggerating when I referenced LGBT activists who compared Christian conservatives to ISIS and Al-Qaeda. Be assured […]

California To Ban Books? AB 2943 an Assault on the First Amendment

Christian Headlines All Americans should be alarmed, and I mean increasingly so, about the California Assembly’s increasing disregard for the First Amendment. After all, it’s the California Assembly that attempted to require pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise the state’s “free or low-cost” abortion services, the subject of a recent Supreme Court […]

Catholics decry Swedish political party’s plan to close all religious schools

Mary Rezac | CRUX | Source URL STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Catholic educators in Sweden have denounced a political party’s promise to ban all religious schools as a political maneuver capitalizing on people’s fears in order to obtain votes. The Social Democratic Party in Sweden has proposed banning all religious schools (known […]

This Is the Most Severe Crackdown on the Church in Decades

Charisma News As China today (Feb. 16) celebrates the beginning of the “Year of the Dog,” Chinese Christians are bracing for what looks set to be the “year of the underdog”—due to a raft of new restrictions on freedom of religion. Release International (releaseinternational.org), a Christian charity, has stated in […]