More on Religious Persecution

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Anti-Christian terror is everyone’s concern

People of all faiths have a responsibility to speak out against Christian persecution.

Brazil tries to combat religious intolerance of minority faiths

RIO DE JANEIRO — The couple practiced Candomble, an African-Brazilian faith with roots in Brazil’s slave trade. They dressed in … Continued

Iran’s president speaks of religious ‘tolerance,’ now is time for action: Free American Pastor Saeed Abedini

AP Photo/Brendan McDermid, Pool — AP photo Hasan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the 68th United … Continued

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Pope Francis hearts atheists

Atheists search for a response to the heartfelt new Pontiff.

Joel Hunter pays a price for political activism

LONGWOOD, Fla.  (RNS)  There’s a price to pay for becoming the voice of moderate conservatism and coalition politics. Even more … Continued

Cardinal Dolan and America’s troubled Catholic Church

Cardinal Timothy Dolan waves while processing through St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. (Seth Wenig — … Continued

On religion, North Carolina boldly goes where the Constitution forbids

Across the decades of my ministry and advocacy to protect religious freedom, I have heard and seen it all: fanciful … Continued

Freedom languishes for Baha’is in Iran

Nagan is a professor of law and the founding director of the Institute for Human Rights and Peace Development at … Continued

Are institutions Catholic enough?

The number of agencies calling themselves big-C “Catholic” will shrink. That is the inevitable result of De Caritate Ministranda , … Continued

Faith under siege: The Baha’is of Semnan, Iran

Imagine if you lived in a world where it is government-sanctioned practice to be constantly under surveillance, to have your … Continued