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June 19, 2018   •   

U.S. Envoy in Nigeria to Enhance Religious Freedom in the Country

Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback visits Nigeria, prompted by U.S. concern over the state of religious freedom in that country.

June 18, 2018   •   

U.S. Urges Russia to Release Religious and Political Prisoners

The Trump administration is calling on Russia to release more than 150 political or religious prisoners and to cease suppressing dissent and peaceful religious practice.

June 15, 2018   •   

Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform With Sen. Grassley

The Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition [ICJC] and Friends Committee on National Legislation co-hosted a program on sentencing reform, Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform, with Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa.

June 15, 2018   •   

Pew Study on Being Christian in Western Europe

A new Pew Research Center survey examined traditional Christian religious beliefs and behaviors including views on national identity, immigrants and religious minorities Europe.

June 10, 2018   •   

Key Points of the 2018 International Religious Freedom Reports

An analysis, published in Providence magazine highlights key points covered in the International Religious Freedom Report.

June 9, 2018   •   

Harmony and Respect Marked This Year’s Vesak in Jakarta

An article in the Jakarta Post describes an unusual Vesak celebration in Jakarta, the largest city in Indonesia. Vesak, May 29 this year, is the day of the full moon in the month of May.

June 4, 2018   •   

Breaking Bread With a Muslim Family During Ramadan

A unique interfaith campaign during Ramadan to foster understanding and friendship.

June 2, 2018   •   

Faith and Freedom Summit

The Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE) announces the Faith and Freedom Summit: Practicing what we Preach in Europe, to take place June 28th in Brussels, at the Solvay Library.

June 2, 2018   •   

Scientology Religion Featured in Latest CESNUR Journal

March – April 2018 of the Journal of CESNUR (Center for Studies on New Religions) features a number of recent studies on the Scientology religion.

June 1, 2018   •   

Collegian’s Hijab Ignites Political Firestorm in France

Maryam Pougetoux, 19, leader of the Sorbonne chapter of the French National Students’ Union, found herself at the center of a controversy for wearing a head scarf in a television interview.