(RNS) — The directive is yet another sign of the Trump administration’s determination to accommodate people of faith, even if it means letting them refuse to hire LGBT people.
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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The government refuses to recognize the Rohingya as a legitimate native ethnic minority. Most Rohingya are denied citizenship and other rights.
NANYANG, China (AP) — Under President Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, believers are seeing their freedoms shrink dramatically even as the country undergoes a religious revival.
ALTON, United Kingdom (RNS) — Many Muslim groups say they've been shut out of religious freedom advocacy. But the persecuted Ahmadi community, which touts the motto 'Love for all, hatred for none,' has scored a different level of access.
(RNS) — Businesses owned by religious families are refusing to provide services to LGBT couples. Nearly a majority of Americans say that's OK.
(RNS) — Sessions said the task force was needed because a dangerous movement was 'eroding our great tradition of religious freedom.'
(RNS) — After pressure from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, the Bible was removed from the base's 'Missing Man' table and will be replaced by a multifaith book.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — As debates over faith and culture continue, secularists worry Kavanaugh could be a 'disaster' for the principle of church-state separation, while some conservatives think he will be a staunch defender of religious liberties.
(RNS) — Religious conservatives need to realize that they are not the only ones who believe religious freedom is a sacred right. And progressives, whether religious or not, should not dismiss the entire concept.
(RNS) — Seeking to transcend ongoing debates over religious liberty and same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders refocus their Religious Freedom Week on serving others.
The following is a guest post by Skye Jethani The case of the Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a same-sex wedding has been a topic of heated debate since 2015. My writings about the case have received criticism from both conservative...
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to design a cake for a couple's same-sex wedding, a controversial case that was widely seen as a standoff between claims of religious liberty and...
(RNS) — Tony Perkins, leader of the Christian lobbying group Family Research Council, has been appointed to a U.S. government commission dedicated to 'defending the universal right to freedom of religion or belief abroad.'
(RNS) — The Satanic Temple, which claims it has 100,000 members around the world, has become a vocal defender of religious freedom.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — Those who study the issue say it's hard to tell exactly how such rules governing adoption affect the numbers of children placed in 'forever' homes.