The EU’s roadmap against homophobia

Austrian MEP Ulrike Lunacek’s recently put forward the “Report on the EU Roadmap against homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity”. This is one of a number of Own-Initiative-Reports that pass through the European Parliament every so often. They are non-binding, and often comment on issues that are outside the EU’s ability to control... »

New Report Details Brazil’s Changing Religious Landscape

Roman Catholics in Decline, Protestants on the Rise Washington, D.C. — Washington, D.C. July 18, 2013 — As young Catholics begin to gather in Brazil, awaiting the arrival of Pope Francis in celebration of World Youth Day, a new Pew Research Center analysis finds that the share of Brazil’s overall population that identifies as Catholic […] »

New Report Finds that Arab Spring Adds to Global Restrictions on Religion

Washington, D.C. — A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that the already high level of restrictions on religion in the Middle East and North Africa – whether resulting from government policies or from social hostilities – continued to increase in 2011, when most of the political uprisings known as the Arab Spring […] »

GFA Report: Water Is Biggest Crisis

GFA Report: Water Is Biggest Crisis You are signed up to receive updates from the Faith News Network ... »