WASHINGTON (RNS) Watchdogs say the State Department missed a key opportunity to put teeth into its annual assessment of global religious freedom, which was released by Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Fifteen countries make the list of most egregious violators of religious liberty, compiled by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. But some of the most alarming oppression is committed by entities that can hardly be called countries.
TORONTO (RNS) After nearly two years of delay, Canada on Tuesday finally named its ambassador for the Office of Religious Freedom.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Half of Americans worry that religious freedom in the U.S. is at risk, and about a third say “the gay and lesbian community” is to blame.
(RNS) Wednesday is Religious Freedom Day. Why celebrate? Because our government does not tell us how to pray, or to whom or for whom. Because our government does not use our tax dollars to propagate religion. By John Ragosta.