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A woman at a Presbyterian church in Juba, South Sudan

A woman at a Presbyterian church in Juba, South Sudan, takes part in a prayer session for justice and peace.

Pope meets Evangelical leaders to discuss religious freedom

14/12/2017 16:30

Pope Francis meets leaders of the World Evangelical Alliance who are in Rome to discuss closer cooperation with the Catholic Church, especially regarding religious freedom

 

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič at the United Nations in Geneva

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič at the United Nations in Geneva

Holy See calls for respect of religious freedom

08/03/2017 12:35

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič spoke to a high-level side event on Tuesday at the UN on interreligious peace and stability, calling on participants to recognize religious freedom as a fundamental human right.

 

Buddhist monks pray in Myanmar

Up to 90% of Myanmar's population are Buddhists

Cardinal attacks religious intolerance

18/10/2016 12:26

A prominent Asian Cardinal has hit out against religious intolerance in his home nation, calling it a “poison for society”.

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 7th signed a so-called "anti-terrorist" law which freedom of religion activisits have condemned

Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 7th signed a so-called "anti-terrorist" law which freedom of religion activisits have condemned

Russia's "anti-terrorist" law condemned

15/07/2016 17:29

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law on July 7th a package of so-called anti-terrorism measures. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom strongly condemns this.

Cardinal Parolin speaks at conference at Palazzo Madama on religious freedom, human rights and globalisation

Cardinal Parolin speaks at conference at Palazzo Madama on religious freedom, human rights and globalisation

Cardinal Parolin speaks at conference on religious freedom

06/05/2016 14:13

On Thursday 5 May, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Secretary of State of the Vatican, spoke at a conference at the Palazzo Madama on the subjects of religious freedom, human rights, and globalization. 

 

The Geneva offices of the United Nations. The UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday discussed religious liberty.

The Geneva offices of the United Nations. The UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday discussed religious liberty.

Vatican calls for religious freedom at UN Human Rights Council

10/03/2016 07:07

The Vatican on Wednesday told the UN Human Rights Council there is “a lack  of  political  will  on  the  part  of  the  different  Institutions  of  the  International  community” to address attacks on the right of religious freedom.