While John the Baptist, the forerunner of our Messiah, often receives sustained attention during Advent, I’d like to make a case for John the religious liberty fanatic.
KHARTOUM, Sudan (BP) -- A new power-sharing agreement to establish civilian rule in Sudan is potentially good news for persecuted Christians there, according to religious liberty watchdog International Christian Concern.
The number of countries with significant government restrictions on religious liberty declined slightly in 2017, yet levels remain well above those from a decade ago. And the number of nations with high levels of social hostility toward religion increased.
Once a fringe argument restricted to extreme anti-Muslim corners of the internet, the idea that Islam is not actually a religion, and therefore does not qualify for religious liberty protections, has rapidly gained salience in mainstream public discourse in the U.S. among activists, media commentators,
Over the past few years, some Christians have reduced the concept of religious liberty to merely serve as a counter-value to the rights of LGBTQ persons. This misinterpretation of what religious liberty actually means hurts the historic freedom to practice our faith.
(RNS) — Within the last two months, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued two important religious liberty decisions with strikingly similar facts and diametrically opposed outcomes.
A high school senior in Kentucky has filed a lawsuit after being barred from school and extracurricular activities because he has not been vaccinated, claiming his decision is required by his religious beliefs.
The Supreme Court today ruled today in favor of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to design a case for a same-sex wedding, a