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5 Ways Western Christians Can Help Persecuted Christians

Let persecuted Christians around the world know they are not alone and not forgotten.

Why Are Americans So Uptight about Religion?

America can learn from the way Hong Kong invites, celebrates, and affirms people of all faiths.

How Evangelicals Can Regain Our Superpowers

What if rejecting religious freedom laws actually helps evangelicals rediscover the power of the Gospel?

Forum Debate: Religion and Politics: David Saperstein
We Must Be A Beacon of Light and Hope . . . Before It’s Too Late

Remarks from Rabbi David Saperstein, the new U.S. ambassador for religious freedom.

I Was Free to Find Religion in Prison. Will the Supreme Court Protect That Freedom?

Why inmates need to be at liberty to practice their faith.

When President Obama Calls Out Religious Extremists, He Needs to Be Specific

The United States must ensure that the foreign security forces it supports are not themselves fanning religious hatred.

Rabbi David Saperstein
Obama Taps First Non-Christian to Serve as U.S. Ambassador for Religious Freedom

Rabbi David Saperstein, named the most influential rabbi in America in 2009, will head the Office of International Religious Freedom.

Meriam Ibrahim, Finally Freed from Sudan, Meets With Pope Francis

After being trapped in Sudan for her refusal to renounce Christianity, Meriam Ibrahim and her family met with Pope Francis.

Why You Need to Stop With the “Underdog” Complex

For a country full of Goliaths, we’re awfully obsessed with being David.

Religious Diversity: A “Holy Experiment” in Colonial America

The early colonists realized if they wanted to freely practice their beliefs, they had to allow their neighbors the same right.

Why Religious Freedom in Sudan Matters to All of Us

With Meriam Ibrahim and her children facing torture and impending death, a surprising collection of activists have fought to save them.

Awaiting Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling, Public Favors Contraception Mandate

In the showdown over Obamacare, the core legal question is whether a private company has religious rights.

Religious Nationalism Will Undermine the Indian Economy

India’s recent election highlights why religious freedom matters so much for stable democratic societies.

Annual Report on the World’s Worst Religious Freedom Abusers Comes with a New Twist

The United States underutilizes the mechanisms put in place by the International Religious Freedom Act. That needs to change.

“Only” 20,000 Ahmadi Muslims Make History

This month saw the launch of the bi-partisan Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus. Here’s why.

The HHS mandate: Is violating your faith the cost of doing business?

Your faith can cost you a lot. Under the healthcare law, will it cost you your business?

Thomas Jefferson for Today: Why Religious Liberty is a 21st Century Cause

In the tumultuous period ahead, we should remember that our Founders had it right: religion is a matter of choice, not coercion.

If Christians Can Build Statues, So Can Satanists

While the Founding Fathers mostly saw religion as positive for society, they also believed that government should not play favorites among the faiths.

The (Almost) New OnFaith

OnFaith is on the move. Find out what’s new and what’s coming soon.

On ‘Thanksgivukkah,’ Give Thanks for Religious Freedom

Both Hanukkah and Thanksgiving are rooted in stories about the struggle for religious freedom.