(RNS) — Religion has been more closely tied to politics and politics more closely tied to religion than most care to admit. And yet, advocates for international religious freedom often treat religious freedom and political freedom as totally separate and distinct domains.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Charles Wesco, a clergyman from Indiana, died barely two weeks after arriving in the country, allegedly caught in crossfire between rebels and government soldiers.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — As violence-torn Africa grows weary of solutions that haven’t worked, Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan is proposing a controversial alternative.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Human rights groups in the Central African country are working with religious leaders to discuss the consequences of homophobic attitudes and hate speech.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Quant au discours religieux, les leaders de toutes les confessions religieuses présentes au Cameroun ont le même discours, celui de la condamnation de l’homosexualité.
“Some people may think LGBTI+ people live in peace in Cameroon. Their lives can only be compared to the peace and serenity of a graveyard. They are silent but live in distress.”