Tag: World Religion

School Intimidated Into Dropping Daily “God Bless America” Declaration

A Pennsylvania elementary school principal has been forced to stop saying “God Bless America” over the school loudspeaker, thanks to the intimidation of an organization apparently committed to deleting First Amendment guaranteed religious expression from the public square. Principal Peter Brigg was accustomed to declaring “God Bless America” after leading students and staff in a […]

Pope Francis tells the press: ‘The church is on your side,’ denounces fake news

“Freedom of the press and of expression is an important index of the health of a country,” Pope Francis told members of the Foreign Press Association in Italy, when he received them and their families in private audience in the Vatican on May 18. He reminded them that “one of the first things that dictators […]

Pope invites young people to pledge to build a new economy

Pope Francis has invited young economists and entrepreneurs around the world to help create a “new and courageous culture” that finds new ways to do business, promote human dignity and protect the environment. “We need to correct models of growth incapable of guaranteeing respect for the environment, openness to life, concern for the family, social […]

Pope Francis Calls for End of Sovereignty and Establishment of Global Government

At a meeting of the Pontifical Academy held recently, Pope Francis (shown in white) advocated a policy of decreased national sovereignty and increased global unity. A shift toward globalism is necessary, he said, in order to fight climate change and other worldwide “threats.” “When a supranational common good is clearly identified, it is necessary to […]

MASSACHUSETTS PROPOSES REMOVING ‘SO HELP ME GOD’ FROM OATH

It is not uncommon for people to have to swear oaths in court or when they were declaring their allegiance to America to utter the phrase “so help me God” or some variation thereof. However, state legislators in Massachusetts are considering a move that would make a secular version an oath available to all people […]

Expert calls for Singapore-style “Harmony Act” to criminalize hateful religious preaching

Colombo, April 25: Prof. Rohan Gunaratna, a leading Sri Lankan expert on terrorism, particularly West Asian terrorism, says that Sri Lanka urgently needs a Singapore-style “Harmony Act” to curb hate speech and hateful religious preaching. Talking to this correspondent on the rise of Islamic radicalism in Sri Lanka and the ugly manifestation it took on April […]

‘No Religion’ Now As Popular As Catholicism

A new report published by the General Social Survey says that for the first time ever, ‘No Religion’ is now the most popular choice for Americans, tying Catholicism and evangelicalism. “‘Religious nones’ as they are called by researchers, are a diverse group made up of atheists, agnostics, the spiritual, and those who are no specific […]

Parents ID’d as problem in school LGBT promotions

A Christian organization in the United Kingdom, where the LGBT agenda is advancing in public and private schools, is revealing what one school chief thinks about parents. They’re the opposition. They’re the “problem.” The Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kisa noted that Parliament approved new draft regulations for the nation’s “Relationships and Sex Education” schooling requirements. They […]

POPE: YOUR MISSION IS NOT CONVERSION

The country’s 23,000 Roman Catholics – most of them expatriate Europeans, mainly French, and sub-Saharan African migrants – make up less than one percent of the population of about 35 million. Pope Francis told Morocco’s tiny Catholic community on Sunday their role in the predominantly Muslim country was not to covert their neighbors but live […]

Muslims, Christians unite in prayer against violence

About 100 people gathered at the Masjid Al Madina mosque in Hoke County a week after the massacre in New Zealand. A week after a gunman killed at least 50 people worshiping at two mosques in New Zealand and injured dozens of others, Muslims and Christians prayed together at a mosque in Hoke County on […]