Engaged Buddhism: The Soka Gakkai International Calls for Youth Engagement in Climate Policy at COP28 
Engaged Buddhism: The Soka Gakkai International Calls for Youth Engagement in Climate Policy at COP28 
The socially engaged Japanese Nichiren Buddhist organization the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which participated in the 28th meeting of the…......

12/18/2023

Denmark’s parliament adopts law banning Quran burnings
Denmark’s parliament adopts law banning Quran burnings
Denmark’s parliament has passed a bill that makes it illegal to burn copies of the Quran in public places after…......

12/13/2023

Government offices in the EU may ban religious clothing
Government offices in the EU may ban religious clothing
The European Union’s top court has decided that public offices in member states have the right to refuse all religious…......

12/01/2023

Pew Survey Shows Widespread Acceptance of Cultural Diversity in South and Southeast Asia
Pew Survey Shows Widespread Acceptance of Cultural Diversity in South and Southeast Asia
A new report by the Washington, DC-based Pew Research Center offers data on religious attitudes in six countries: Cambodia, Indonesia,…......

09/22/2023

French mayor tricks secularism law to keep angel statue
French mayor tricks secularism law to keep angel statue
The French town of Sables-d'Olonne has a large statue of an angel on its square. However, a court ruled that…......

09/08/2023

After Qur’an burnings, UN rights body calls for more action to combat religious hatred
After Qur’an burnings, UN rights body calls for more action to combat religious hatred
GENEVA: The UN’s top human rights body overwhelmingly approved a measure calling on countries to do more to prevent religious…......

07/15/2023

Religious Harmony Sought after Sri Lankan Comedian Arrested for “Defaming Buddhism”
Religious Harmony Sought after Sri Lankan Comedian Arrested for “Defaming Buddhism”
Sri Lankan officials arrested Jayani Natasha Edirisuriya, a Sri Lankan stand-up comedian, late last month after accusations that she “defamed…......

06/19/2023

French mayor wants to abolish Christian holidays
French mayor wants to abolish Christian holidays
A French mayor wants to replace national Christian holidays for secular ones. But that idea was not very well-conceived.......

06/05/2023