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January 3, 2018   •   

BBC to Broaden its Religious Coverage

Following the October 2017 review by Ofcom —the official regulator of Great Britain’s communications media—ordering the BBC to offer more religious programming, the BBC conducted its own yearlong review…

December 4, 2017   •   

Catholic Cardinal’s Groundbreaking Visit to Saudi Arabia

In November, a groundbreaking event took place when King Salman hosted the first official visit by a high-ranking Catholic cleric to Saudi Arabia—the site of Islam’s holiest territories in Mecca and Medina.

November 7, 2017   •   

Government and Religious Heads Meet in Historic European Conference

At one time it was taboo in Europe for politicians to mention religion or talk about their faith.

October 29, 2017   •   

Saudi Crown Prince Vows to Return the Country to Moderate Islam

In an interview October 24 with The Guardian , Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman described the ultra-conservative condition of the country for the past 30 years as “not normal.

October 11, 2017   •   

Panel on the Scientology Religion Held at the Inaugural Conference of the European Academy of Religions

Article by Eric Roux, Vice President of the Church of Scientology European Office for Public Affairs and Human Rights, and the President of the European Interreligious Forum for Religious Freedom, about panel on the Church of Scientology at the inaugural conference of the European Academy of Religions.

August 8, 2017   •   

New Smithsonian Exhibit Documents Religious Diversity in Early America

A Catholic Sun article, excerpted here, on the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s new exhibition, “Religion in Early America,” details some of its most interesting features.

July 16, 2017   •   

Survey Finds Religious Tolerance a Core Value of Canadian Adults

A poll conducted in March by Ipsos Public Affairs, a global market research and a consulting firm, found Canadians to be very tolerant of the religious beliefs of others.

June 5, 2017   •   

As Ramadan Begins, India Prime Minister Urges Tolerance and Diversity

In his monthly radio program to the people of India on the second day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized religious tolerance and diversity.