WASHINGTON (RNS) — Russia’s violations are spreading through the country and even across its borders, said a U.S. religious freedom policy expert.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will review an appeals court ruling that upheld Philadelphia's decision to stop placing children with a Catholic agency because it would not permit same-sex couples to serve as foster parents.
(RNS) — President Trump has made freedom of religion a focus of his administration. In his India visit, he may find that India’s religious minorities have their own stories to tell about an increasingly hostile environment, if he will only listen.
(RNS) — Since the Houthis came to power in 2013, they have begun a program of systematic persecution against the Baha’is that is suspiciously reminiscent of Iran’s historical enmity.
(RNS) — Arriving in 1920, Mufti Muhammad Sadiq, one of the earliest missionaries of Islam in the United States, established a lasting example for Muslim American relations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'I don’t like people who use faith for justification for doing that they know is wrong, nor do I like people who say 'I pray for you' when they know that is not so,' Trump said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The president made several appeals to faith throughout his annual speech to the nation and the U.S. Congress, some of which appear to be targeted at certain demographics.
(RNS) — It has to do with religious liberty, and the Supreme Court is building it.
(RNS) — For Jews who can become pregnant, our reproductive freedoms are our religious freedoms, guaranteed in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
(RNS) — A proposed Trump rule change touted as a boon for faith-based organizations would actually undermine religious freedom.
(RNS) — Claiming to defend a constitutional right under attack, the Trump administration's announcement on school prayer neither identified the threat nor bolstered students' well-established freedom to pray.
(RNS) — This year, Christian watchdog organization Open Doors USA is highlighting the ‘rise of the surveillance state’ and its impact on Christians and Muslims in China in its 2019 World Watch List, released Wednesday (Jan. 15).
(RNS) — "My faith and belief in ministering to the vulnerable brought me to the border,” the Rev. Kaji Douša said. “It's now undeniably clear that the government targeted me for this very calling."
MEERUT, India (AP) — A crackdown on protests against a new citizenship law has been the harshest in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, where Muslims comprise 20% of the population.
(RNS) — No advocate of religious liberty should hail President Trump as a champion on these issues.