Tag Archives: religious freedom

Supreme Court votes in favor of Hobby Lobby

WASHINGTON (BP, TAB) — An “exhilarating victory for religious freedom” took place June 30 when the United States Supreme Court struck down a key mandate of the Affordable Care Act, ruling for the first time “closely held” companies may exercise their … Continue reading

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Moore, Catholic bishop urge religious freedom envoy in South Central Asia, Near East

NASHVILLE (ABP) — A Southern Baptist official and a Roman Catholic bishop signed a joint letter March 4 asking two U.S. senators to allow a vote on a bill that would create and fund a new envoy to promote religious liberty … Continue reading

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Moore, Ezell address military religious freedom

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) — Two Southern Baptist leaders have issued a statement voicing concern about religious freedom within the U.S. military but also cautioning Christians to refrain from jumping to conclusions about recent incidents in the military that have been … Continue reading

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15 countries cited for religious freedom violations

WASHINGTON (RNS) — It can be hard to come up with a list of countries with the most egregious records on religious freedom when some of the world’s worst offenders aren’t even nation states. For its annual report of violators, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Belarus: Religious freedom survey

MINSK, Belarus (F18) — Belarus continues to keep religious communities within an invisible ghetto of regulation, Forum 18 News Service has found. The state closely controls people meeting together to exercise their religious freedom, forcing many religious communities to keep … Continue reading

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