(RNS) For five years, the Islamist insurgency known as Boko Haram has unleashed violence in northern Nigeria, but the girls’ abduction is viewed as the most terrifying so far.
World Vision flip-flops on hiring same-sex-married employees. Burma’s Muslims face new hurdles for marriage and childbirth. And Saudi goes nuts with new buffet and baby name bans. Sink your teeth into this all-you-can-eat March Recap while you still can.
(RNS) While attacks on Christians ignite violent reprisals in the Central African Republic, Christian leaders in Nigeria continue to insist on a path of dialogue and nonviolence with Boko Haram, the Islamic militant group.
Debate flares over how people define martyred and persecuted Christians. An American church drops Bibles over North Korea. And a drunken Wisconsin woman drops trou in the name of religious freedom. God bless America.
(RNS) Boko Haram, which means “Western education is forbidden,” is responsible for thousands of deaths in northeast and central Nigeria, according to the State Department.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Obama administration's ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom is hoping to make more money in the private sector.
Who better to discuss religious freedom than the man tasked with promoting and defending it for the United Nations?