Religious Freedom

Regina Munch April 20, 2018
Philadelphia's Germantown Avenue gives a glimpse of the diversity of religious life in the city.
Catholic News Service April 19, 2018
A clampdown on religious freedom has intensified in the province in recent months.
French President Emmanuel Macron listens to speeches at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on April 17. (AP Photo/Jean Francois Badias)
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry April 18, 2018
President Emmanuel Macron scandalized secularists by praising Catholic contributions to French public life, but he has yet to work toward religious liberty.
A popular proposed law could land Jewish and Muslim parents in prison for up to six years for circumcising their infant boys. 
Ruby Tabbasum, left, the wife of an Ahmadi man who was killed in a hate crime in 2016, with her daughter, Huzaifa Ahmad, 9, and son, Amtul Mateen, 12, at their home in Rabwah, Pakistan. RNS photo by Naila Inayat
“Many people will face socioeconomic exclusion if the order is implemented.”
A Franciscan stands near U.N. peacekeeping soldiers in 2017 in the village of Ndim, Central African Republic. The recent death of a Catholic priest in the Central African Republic demonstrates the delicate nature of peace in the country, where a cardinal and an imam have worked to bring the population toward peace and unity. (CNS photo/Baz Ratner, Reuters)
Cardinal Dieudone Nzapalainga of Bangui joined Imam Omar Kobine Layama March 26 in denouncing the priest's killing.