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

The coronation of King Charles is full of religious symbolism
The coronation of King Charles is full of religious symbolism
Saturday is a historical moment for the United Kingdom. After more than 70 years, the country will get a new…......

05/05/2023

Pope Francis clears way for women and lay Catholics to vote in upcoming bishops’ meeting
Pope Francis clears way for women and lay Catholics to vote in upcoming bishops’ meeting
ROME (RNS) — In a series of changes to the upcoming Synod of Bishops on Synodality announced Wednesday (April 26),…......

04/27/2023

Angelic statue is not appropriate, says French court
Angelic statue is not appropriate, says French court
The statue of the archangel Michael in Sables-d'Olonne in town violates French secularism law. That is the final verdict of…......

04/20/2023

French Evangelicals ask UN to help against secularist state
French Evangelicals ask UN to help against secularist state
The French Evangelicals ask the United Nations to help the French state speak respectfully about beliefs and stop “fuelling anti-religious…......

04/13/2023