Law and Religion Headlines

Sunday, 23 August 2020

Dare to Overcome: Global Business Convention & Peace Awards (four-year global business, technology procurement, sustainable development and peace initiative)
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

Tokyo 2020: 3rd Biannual Global Business & Interfaith Peace Awards
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

Monday, 6 April 2020

EVENT, 5 - 6 April 2020: Touro Law Center's 6th Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law & Religion
(Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center)

EVENT, 5-7 March 2020: International Moot Court Competition in Law and Religion in Rome
(European Academy of Religion)

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

EVENT, 3-5 March 2020 Artificial Intelligence and Religion – AIR2020
(International Conference, Centre for Religious Studies Centre for Information and Communication Technology Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Trento)

Saturday, 1 February 2020

EVENT, 1st week of February 2020: World Interfaith Harmony Week
(PoWR and Others, The Parliament of the Worlds Religions)

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline 10 December 2019: Human Dignity and Human Rights – Christian Perspectives and Practices: A Focus on Constitutional and International Law
(International Center for Law and Religion Studies)

COURSE, 16-19 January 2020 (sign up by 10 December): "Be One" Ecumenical Course
(CEC, European Fellowship of Christian Youth, the Committee of Children and Youth at the Ecumenical Council in Finland and the Danish Youth Council)

Thursday, 5 December 2019

EVENT, 5 December 2019: Global Conversations
(The Parliament of the Worlds Religions)

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

EVENT, 3 December 2019: Conference on Muslim-Jewish Relations
(Religious Freedom Center, Freedom Forum Institute)

Monday, 2 December 2019

EVENT, 2 December 2019: Ecumenical worship for the opening of the legislature of the Federal Councils - Bern (in German)
(Association of Christian Churches in Switzerland)

Saturday, 30 November 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS, ICLARS Conference 2020: Deadline 30 November 2019: Call for Papers: Human Dignity, Law & Religious Diversity
(International Consortirum for Law and Religion Studies)

Friday, 22 November 2019

Event, 22 November 2019: Religion in Mexican Politics, Migration, and Mexican American Communities, 1920-2020
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Americans have positive views about religion’s role in society, but want it out of politics
(Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life)

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

She survived a Chinese internment camp and made it to Virginia. Will the U.S. let her stay?
(Emily Rauhala and Anna Fifield, The Washington Post)

Muslims profess more private religious devotion, less public religious assertiveness
(Dalia Mogahed and Azka Mahmood, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU))

The urgency of religious freedom
(Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Crisis Magazine)

Religious freedom: Cornerstone of a free, morally vigorous society
(Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap,

Hearing officer recommends license for Orthodox Jewish women's ambulance service
(Howard Friedman, Religion Clause)

USCIRF criticizes action in India that targets Bengali Muslims
(Howard Friedman, Religion Clause)

USCIRF Commissioner Anurima Bhargava adopts Nguyen Bac Truyen through the Religious Prisoners of Conscience Project
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

Israel to host largest event ever focused on anti-Semitism
(Aron Heller, Associated Press)

After U.S. reversal, Vatican reiterates two states needed in Holy Land
(Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service)

Personal attacks are ‘never acceptable,’ Scottish bishops say in buildup to Dec. 12 UK election
(Charles Collins, Crux: Taking the Catholic Pulse)

Religious liberty for all is good for Jews
(Josh Hammer, Dallas Jewish Monthly)

Why did a Muslim civil rights group oppose Democrats’ plans to confront white nationalism?
(Elizabeth Shakman Hurd & Brannon Ingram, Rewire News)

Symposium: So what exactly are the parties still fighting about in NYSRPA v. City of New York?
(Joe Davis and Nick Reaves, SCOTUS Blog)

Putin stresses importance of joint efforts to protect Christians in Middle East

Support for religious freedom still strong despite culture wars
(Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency)

Secular policy, ecclesiastical practice: Church and state in Putin’s Russia
(Jordan Royt, The McGill International Review)

Indian court to set law on women's entry in temples, mosques
(The Philadelphia Tribune)

Much is legally incorrect about the Sabarimala judgment
(Arghya Sengupta, The Telegraph (India))

Nun loses spot in retirement home for refusing to stop wearing her habit
(James Crowley, Newsweek)

Parents win right to prayer-free alternative to religious assemblies
(Henry McDonald, The Guardian (UK))

'Hands-off' our religious freedom: new index reveals Americans want the government to keep out
(Steve Warren, CBN News)

Photographer who opposes gay marriage sues over Louisville's Fairness Ordinance
(Sarah Ladd, Louisville Courier Journal)

Gen Z is the most accommodating generation on religion in the workplace: report
(Caleb Parke, Fox News)

Tokyo archbishop: Japanese Shinto celebrations a chance for evangelization
(Timothy Nerozzi, Catholic News Agency)

Opposition activists hold hunger strikes in Nicaraguan churches
(Catholic News Agency)

Support for religious freedom still strong despite culture wars
(Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency)

Lebanon on the brink: Syrian crisis threatens 'last safe haven' for Christians
(Catholic News Agency)

Politician of Spain's Vox party offers ultrasounds outside Madrid abortion clinics
(Catholic News Agency)

Vatican affirms need for two-state solution after U.S. shift on Israeli settlements
(Catholic News Agency)

Archbishop of Tokyo: ‘Collapse of traditional family system’ a challenge for irreligious Japan
(Timothy Nerozzi, Catholic News Agency)

In West Africa, Church leaders meet to discuss humanitarian crisis
(Catholic News Agency)

John Perkins: On race and the church, authentic friendship, considering heaven
(Adelle M. Banks)

Four powers the pope needs to grant the new chief of Vatican finances
(Thomas Reese)

What about those Israeli settlements?
(Jeffrey Salkin, Religion News Service)

Vatican appears to rebuke new US West Bank settlement policy
(Jack Jenkins, Religion News Service)

‘Absolutely no mercy’: Leaked files expose how China organized mass detentions of Muslims
(Austin Ramzy and Chris Buckley, The New York Times)

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