Religious Freedom

Ellen K. Boegel February 25, 2019
The case gives the court an opportunity to clarify the test used to determine when government-sponsored religious displays violate the First Amendment.
Asia Bibi, the Catholic woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan, will be welcomed to a small town in Canada.
The Editors January 23, 2019
A commitment to religious liberty demands that effort be devoted to resolving, rather than exacerbating, any real or apparent tension between religious obligation and civil duty.
Catholic News Service January 18, 2019
The U.S. Senate late Jan. 16 unanimously adopted a resolution "to reaffirm religious liberty and condemn religious tests for federal officials."
The daughters of Asia Bibi pose in 2010 with an image of their mother outside their residence in Sheikhupura, Pakistan. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters) 
David Stewart December 05, 2018
Fearing reprisals from militant groups, Britain shies away from offering asylum to Asia Bibi, a Catholic woman whose death sentence for blasphemy against Islam has been thrown out by judges in Pakistan.
It has been a month since Asia Bibi was acquitted of blasphemy, but her ordeal is far from over.