Candidates Urged to Support Religious Freedom and Inclusion
European Parliament candidates were urged to affirm their support of religious freedom at a conference April 2 organized by the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE) at the European Parliament.
American Hindus Demand Dvorkin End His Threats
In response to continued harassment of Hindu leader Shri Prakash Ji, his family and the Shri Prakash Dham Spiritual & Cultural Centre in Russia, the Hindu American Foundation is taking action.
Video Adds Dimension to the Pew Study on Restrictions on Religion
Although presented in 2013, the TEDx talk by Brian J. Grim, founder and president of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation, adds dimension to the numbers in the most recent Pew Study on Restrictions on Religion.
November 9, 2017 •
For Scientology, History Repeats Itself Again in Hungary
On the 10th anniversary of the Church of Scientology receiving full religious recognition in Spain, World Religion News published an article on the Church ’s protracted legal battle in that country and parallels to the current situation in Hungary. Republished with permission of WRN.
October 22, 2017 •
Scientologists protest violation of their right to religious freedom in Hungary
Article republished courtesy of the European Interreligious Forum for Religious Freedom Today in Budapest, several hundreds of Scientologists gathered peacefully with candles before their Church in Budapest to protest what they called an outrageous and wholesale violation of the human rights of all
Scientology on Newseum’s “5 Minutes of Religious Freedom”
In an interview published by Religious Freedom Center, Rev. Susan Taylor, Public Affairs Director of the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C., spoke of the importance the Scientology religion places on religious freedom.
U.S. Catholic Bishops Issue Call to Action as Fortnight for Religious Freedom Concludes
“Freedom for Mission” is the theme of the 2017 Fortnight for Freedom drawing to a close July 4 after two weeks of observance, action, education and prayer focused on religious freedom.
Pew Research study finds escalating global restriction on religion
The eighth annual study on global restrictions on religion, published by Pew Research Center April 10 reports an increase in countries with “high” or “very high” levels of government laws, policies and actions that restrict religious beliefs and practices.