Religious Freedom

Faith News
A watchdog organization identified three global trends in persecution against Christians.
Chaldean Christians in Mosul, Iraq, attend Christmas Mass at St. Paul Cathedral Dec. 24. (CNS photo/Amar Salih, EPA)
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceDecember 28, 2017
The Iraqi national anthem opened the Mass as women wailed with emotion.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ellen K. BoegelDecember 12, 2017
The establishment and free exercise clauses prohibit the government from impeding or requiring observance of any religious holiday, including Christmas.
Politics & Society News
The senator's own faith journey has taken him from the Catholicism of his early childhood to Mormonism, then to a Baptist megachurch, and back to the Catholic faith again.
Politics & Society News
“We are standing on an abyss of a revolutionary change on how religions have operated in Canada.”
Baker Jack Phillips decorates a cake in his Masterpiece Cakeshop Sept. 21 in Lakewood, Colo. The Supreme Court was set to hear oral arguments Dec. 5 in the case of the baker who cited religious freedom in his refusal to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. (CNS photo/Rick Wilking, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
The questions in the Supreme Court oral arguments weighed anti-discrimination laws against freedom of speech and freedom of religious expression.