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January 25, 2022   •   

In Argentina, Religion is Proving a Positive Force in Criminal Reform

Argentine authorities are encouraged by the change they see from the influence of evangelical programs that are quelling violence and crime in correctional facilities.

January 24, 2022   •   

Indigenous Groups Work to Protect and Preserve Their Sacred Sites

Throughout the United States, a battle is taking place for continued access to sacred sites and their protection in perpetuity.

January 23, 2022   •   

In Memoriam: Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Monk and Father of Engaged Buddhism

Thich Nhat Hanh, internationally renowned Zen Buddhist monk and spiritual leader died January 22 in his room in Tu Hiêu, a temple in Hué, Vietnam

January 21, 2022   •   

Egypt Releases Prominent Coptic Christian Champion of Religious Freedom and Human Rights

Egypt has released Coptic Christian activist Ramy Kamel, held for more than two years in pretrial detention for drawing attention to the struggle of his minority community to achieve religious freedom and gain human rights protections.

January 20, 2022   •   

In Memoriam: George O. Wood, Whose Leadership Transformed the Assemblies of God

George Oliver Wood, former general superintendent of the Assemblies of God, died January 12, two days before his 80th birthday.

January 20, 2022   •   

Interfaith Leaders Helped Resolve the Hostage Crisis at Texas Synagogue

Religious leaders helped defuse the tense standoff with an armed man who took four people hostage January 15 at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas.

January 17, 2022   •   

Integrity, Courage and Passion Inform Dr. King’s Letter, Written in a Lonely Jail Cell in Birmingham

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was jailed and held in solitary confinement for eight days along with other organizers of the Good Friday nonviolent protest. Their purpose was to draw attention to intolerable and unchanging conditions in Birmingham, Alabama.

January 16, 2022   •   

Commemorating National Religious Freedom Day and the Pioneering 1786 Freedom of Worship Law

January 16 marks the 29th anniversary of National Religious Freedom Day , a testament to the fundamental human right of all human beings to freely practice the religion or belief of their choice

January 12, 2022   •   

Rashad Hussain: New U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

One of the last acts of the Senate in 2021 was the confirmation of Rashad Hussain as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.

December 30, 2021   •   

In Memoriam: Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu, one of South Africa’s most enduring voices for social change and poverty alleviation.