The mayor of Grenoble wants to draw up a “more pluralist” calendar by replacing religious holidays with secular celebrations.
A survey of the UK Bible Society points out that “there is little appetite for a secular or multi-faith coronation” among the British population.
In the Paris area, the number of those who identify as believers is significantly higher than elsewhere.
A report shows that Australians have a good perception of Christians and are willing to have spiritual conversations, but also see Christianity as a bad influence in some areas.
According to a major survey, evangelicals are 37% of the population, Roman Catholics, 33%. 29% said they are unaffiliated believers and 1% identify as non-believers.
About half of the Swedish population feels they cannot speak openly about their political and religious views.
With the educational project Missió Humanitas, the Catalan authorities seek to arouse "curiosity" about the different beliefs, confessions and convictions present in the territory.
Religion is necessarily soteriological, meaning it is about the regeneration of individuals and the restoration of all that was lost through the fall.
Churches see it as further push to privatise the faith of citizens. Around half included their religion in birth and wedding registrations.
The country faces new elections amid increasing polarisation. "The dispute over the evangelical vote has become very important", say analysts.
In 50 years’ time, those not religiously affiliated could represent half of the population while people with non-Christians faiths double their presence.
Who knows how we might view the outcome of Putin’s ‘special operation’ when the dust finally settles?
The government blames “church gatherings attended by people with unknown vaccination status” that “led to the spread of measles to previously unaffected areas" .
A survey shows that among millennials and Generation Z, girls are more likely than boys to reject any religious approach.
A survey identifies the interests, difficulties and hopes of young people, with religion playing a much less relevant role than in previous generations.
A survey shows that 73.1% of Danes see religion as a source of conflict, while only 8.4% believe it leads to peace.
Wandering the Agora today, freddo espresso in hand, selfie-stick at the ready, it’s easy to relegate such devotion to a bygone age.
Mutual respect, accompanied by wise communication, are vital as we aim to build healthy relationships with our MENA neighbors.
“We are committed to protect religious freedom. It is unacceptable to persecute people for their belief”, said the Councillor of Justice of the regional government.
Ten Christian schools were examined to see if they are affected by religious elements. The goverment proposed to ban new denominational schools, but many associations reject it.
The Russian Orthodox leader, Patriarch Kirill, defines Russki Mir as a “special civilization which needs to be preserved”. He has become the main promoter of this nationalist idea.
A report finds that the pandemic has accelerated the loss of religiosity in Spanish society, especially among those under the age of 34.
A report of the Social and Cultural Planning Office shows that only 33% say they believe in God. But “believers experience more meaningfulness than non-believers”.
Francis is a “liquid” pope who is liquifying an institution that has made its rocky and immutable structure a distinctive trait of its identity.
Evangelicals at the UN Human Rights Council also asked the Greek government to look for alternative religious education classes for non-Orthodox students.
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