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January 11, 2019   •   

Gandhi’s Religious Pluralism and What it Did for India

Although Hindu, Gandhi drew from many faiths in his philosophy and actions and his religious beliefs.

January 7, 2019   •   

New Cathedral Dedicated on the Eve of Coptic Orthodox Christmas

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurated the Al-Fattah Al-Aleem Mosque and the Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ on Coptic Christmas Eve January 6 in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital in the desert east of Cairo—symbolic of his commitment to ensure free exercise of religion in the country .

January 1, 2019   •   

Anti-Conversion Laws a Concern of the USCIRF

A special report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom focuses on anti-conversion laws in South Asia.

December 31, 2018   •   

In Iraq, Christmas Became a National Holiday This Year

In Iraq, Christmas Became a National Holiday This Year

December 30, 2018   •   

Interfaith Group Advises Madrid Police on Diversity

A team of representatives of Madrid religious denominations in collaboration with the Diversity Management Unit of the Madrid Municipal Police seeks to take the guesswork and potential difficulty out of police interaction with religious communities.

December 29, 2018   •   

All Faiths Network

The UK’s All Faiths Network organized an interreligious and intercultural evening of music, dance and food to bring faiths together in appreciation of the diversity of the religious community of England.

November 27, 2018   •   

Antiquated Regulation Faces Challenges in the 116th U.S. Congress

The election to Congress of two observant Muslim women challenges a regulation in place for nearly 200 years that would outlaw the wearing of headscarves.

November 25, 2018   •   

A Series of Week-Long Courses Explore Religious Freedom Issues

Six week-long graduate-level courses offered by the Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute focus on creating greater understanding of the First Amendment and its application in today’s world. These curricula are offered to fill the gap in most people’s education.

November 21, 2018   •   

Reflections on the Parliament of the World’s Religions

Blog by Rev. Eric Roux, president of Union of Churches of Scientology of France and Vice President of the Church of Scientology European Office of Public Affairs and Human Rights, on the Parliament of the World’s Religions 2018.

November 20, 2018   •   

25th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium

J. Reuben Clark Law School of Brigham Young University hosted the 25th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies October 7 - 9.