“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.
The Guatemalan government celebrates a solemn act in the National Palace for the declaration of the country as Pro-Life Capital, with national and Latin American leaders.
Putin’s messianic pretensions as saviour of Russian civilisation have deep religious and historical roots. Yet our western secular world tends to filter out religion and pre-Enlightenment history as irrelevant.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier was re-elected with a large majority. He is a member of the Evangelical Reformed Church and very outspoken about his faith.
No one ever apologises for mistakes which are typical of people who are undocumented, uneducated and ignorant in religious culture. An article by former Vice-President of Catalonia, Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira.
The agreement between religious minorities urges to “combat violence, extremism and hatred”. They are now suffering a campaign of insults and threats.
The Catholic population in the city has decreased over 35% in 20 years, according to official data. In four districts there are already more other Christian churches than Catholic temples.
A long-standing religious tension stretching back many centuries has contributed significantly to the current Russian build-up, largely lost on the western secularist mind.
The brokenness in Lebanon is overwhelming. Even so, the work of churches and Christian NGOs is profoundly encouraging.
A 2022 report by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity shows that Pentecostals are the fastest growing Christian denomination worldwide.
They fear being excluded and losing job opportunities, a research among members of ethnic and religious minorities in Norway shows.
Self-identified Christians were 73% of the population in 2011 - they are now 63%, says a Pew Research study. Protestantism is the faith group that has suffered the biggest secularisation.
Official statistics show that 51% of the general population adheres to Christianity, more women than men. London is the most religiously diverse region in the UK.
We talk to Salvador Martí, a Christian police officer and creator of a safeguardind workshop for children.
A survey by the Pew Research Center shows that 25% of US protestants are in favour of state-church integration.
On 31 October the Protestant Reformation is commemorated around the world, just over five centuries after Luther nailed his 95 theses in Wittenberg (Germany).
Inside the collaborative world of Jewish evangelism. An article by Aaron Lewin.
Only 38% say they talk about their beliefs with others. 68% of French think religion can help to pass on positive values to young people.
The Global Youth Culture Study found out about their struggles, beliefs, relationships, connectedness and who and what influences them.