Francis travelled to Abu Dhabi to participate in a conference on inter religious dialogue sponsored by the Emirates-based Muslim Council of Elders, an initiative that seeks to counter religious fanaticism by promoting a moderate brand of Islam.
Today, the Department of State announces that the Secretary of State re-designated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan as Countries of Particular Concern on December 22, 2017. The Secretary also placed Pakistan on a Special Watch List for severe violations of religious freedom
The secretary-general of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences has criticized the lack of commitment on behalf of members of the European Union in the implementation of religious freedom guidelines set in 2013. “Freedom of religion is an absolute principle, and diplomatic and economic pressure should be used to defend it,” he said.
The nearly unanimous conclusion of people following the situation of religious freedom around the world is that matters have been getting worse, not better.
Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2015 / 08:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis paid a short visit to the Little Sisters of the Poor community in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to … Continua a leggere
Catholic church’s pastoral letter in face of threats to the community. Concerned by the ‘ghar wapsi’ (‘reconversion’) programmes and attacks on minorities, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) has … Continua a leggere