Ethiopia is divided roughly in half between Christians and Muslims.
“We are gratified and grateful that the Supreme Court has recognized the serious constitutional concerns over New York State’s heavy-handed abortion mandate on religious employers,” said The Most Rev. Edward B. Scharfenberger, bishop of the Diocese of Albany, New York.
Since its first annual report in 2000, USCIRF has recommended that the U.S. State Department designate China as a “Country of Particular Concern,” or CPC, for systematic, ongoing, and egregious religious violations in that country.
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NorthShore also changed its exemption form to include a warning that all religious objections based on “aborted fetal cell lines, stem cells, tissue or derivative materials will result in denials.”
Christians in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are living in fear after radical Hindu activists stepped up a campaign for the reconversion of indigenous people.
USCIRF has issued several press statements calling on the State Department to prioritize refugee resettlement of Afghan religious minorities and condemning attacks on religious minorities.
“Virginia has taken the phrase ‘nanny state’ to an absurd extreme,” said James R Mason, president of the Parental Rights Foundation.
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“Those employees at the Los Alamos lab who choose not to receive a COVID-19 vaccination for religious or medical reasons face imminent loss of income, benefits, and ultimate termination under the government laboratory’s punitive policy.”
ADF attorneys represent New Hope Family Services, ask court to stop discriminatory investigation against Christian nonprofit
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“The US Capitol Building must be a place where all Americans are afforded the right to come and peacefully celebrate and express their First Amendment Rights.”
“One only needs to look at the Kavala case and Turkey’s actions in Artsakh to see that Turkey’s ruling government wishes to suppress all historical recognition of the 1915 genocide so that they can continue this genocide in the modern era.”
USCIRF again recommended that the U.S. Department of State designate Russia as a Country of Particular Concern
“The Supreme Court made crystal clear in its six emergency COVID-19 orders issued late last year and early this year that governments cannot justify burdens on the free exercise of religion through appeals to an ‘emergency’,”
ADF represents Ratio Christi after university denied the group recognition based on its views
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“Sri Lanka is a diverse country where complex ethno-religious divisions contribute to tension among the various communities.”
“Parents are realizing that something is deeply wrong, and even if they don’t understand the meaning behind this movement, they sense that it does not have their children’s best interests at heart.”
ADF attorneys file lawsuit challenging federal mandates that force religious employers to pay for or perform gender transition procedures
“Although Algeria’s constitution protects freedom of thought and worship for all citizens, the Algerian government frequently regulates religious practice and restricts religious expression.”
“All Maine health care workers have the legal right to request reasonable accommodation for their sincerely held religious beliefs and forcing COVID shots without exemptions is unlawful.”
Also known as Canadian Martyrs; Isaac Jogues and Companions; Jesuit Martyrs of North America; Martyrs of New France.