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Church leaders thank SBY for ‘religious liberty’ | The Jakarta Post

Church leaders thank SBY for ‘religious liberty’ | The Jakarta Post | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono won praise from worldwide leaders of the Seventh Day Adventist church who thanked him for providing “wonderful ...
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Vatican Residency Ensures Benedict's Immunity From Abuse Prosecution

Vatican Residency Ensures Benedict's Immunity From Abuse Prosecution | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Pope Benedict's decision to live in the Vatican after he resigns will provide him with security and privacy.
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allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Three Held for Murder of Priest in Zanzibar

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allAfrica.com: Swaziland: Police Say Prayers Were 'Political' (Page 1 of 2)

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PM announces the establishment of the Office of Religious Freedom - Prime Minister of Canada

PM announces the establishment of the Office of Religious Freedom - Prime Minister of Canada | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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At Stanford, Clinical Training for Defense of Religious Liberty - New York Times

At Stanford, Clinical Training for Defense of Religious Liberty - New York Times | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
At Stanford, Clinical Training for Defense of Religious Liberty
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Edward Leigh's Bill to put religious conscience opt-out into Equality Act is ... - National Secular Society (blog)

Edward Leigh's Bill to put religious conscience opt-out into Equality Act is ... - National Secular Society (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Edward Leigh's Bill to put religious conscience opt-out into Equality Act is ...
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... "conscientious" seems to be code for "objection on grounds of religious conscience".
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The difficulty of seperating Church and State. He preached of Fiji ...

The difficulty of seperating Church and State. He preached of Fiji ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Reverend Waqairatu also spoke about the previous constitutions as he stressed from the pulpit the need for a Christian State. The government has already set the non-negotiable that Fiji will be a secular state and there will be ...
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Senate bill seeks to repeal law vs. acts 'offending religious feelings' - GMA News

Senate bill seeks to repeal law vs. acts 'offending religious feelings' - GMA News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Senate bill seeks to repeal law vs. acts 'offending religious feelings' GMA News Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a bill seeking to repeal a law that punishes acts seen to be offensive to religious feelings — days after a local court found social...
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Libya: Slow Pace of Reform Harms Rights | Human Rights Watch

Libya's new government has made strong commitments to uphold human rights, and it now needs to take further steps to establish the rule of law after four decades of dictatorship and repression, Human Rights Watch said.
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Religion to lose protected status

Religion to lose protected status | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
RELIGIOUS organisations running schools, health and aged-care services face losing key exemptions to Labor's new anti-discrimination laws under recommendations that could see them sued by people who disagree with church ethos.
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Illinois court shoots down religious contraceptive appeal

Religious leaders were recently dealt a blow in their ongoing fight against contraceptive laws when the state of Illinois shot down an attempt by six Catholic organizations to appeal the regulation that requires insurance coverage for...
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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Kibaki, Raila Attend Burial of Kiambu Church Leader

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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Lobbies Warn Muslims Aganst Backing Politicians

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Iran Confiscates Buddha Statues As Symbols Of 'Cultural Invasion'

Iran Confiscates Buddha Statues As Symbols Of 'Cultural Invasion' | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
TEHRAN, Iran -- Buddha statues have joined Barbie dolls and characters from "The Simpsons" TV cartoon as banned items in the conservative Muslim nation.
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Ukrainian-Catholic to lead government's new religious freedom office

Ukrainian-Catholic to lead government's new religious freedom office | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Ukrainian-Catholic to lead government's new religious freedom office
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PM Harper To Unveil Canada’s Office Of Religious Freedom

PM Harper To Unveil Canada’s Office Of Religious Freedom | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Stephen Harper will inaugurate the long-awaited Canadian Office of Religious Freedom and announce the first religious freedom ambassador Tuesday.
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Where Freedom of Religion Becomes Problematic

Where Freedom of Religion Becomes Problematic | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Jim Rigby explores the problems with defining some belief systems as religion while calling others superstitions.
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Saudi religious police told to curb their enthusiasm as new law curtails powers - Al-Bawaba

Saudi religious police told to curb their enthusiasm as new law curtails powers - Al-Bawaba | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Saudi religious police told to curb their enthusiasm as new law curtails powers Al-Bawaba Al-Asheikh thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and Crown Prince Salman for their support to the organization to play a vital role in the...
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ElBaradei: Our problems are the absence of law, misuse of religion, and the president’s distance
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ElBaradei: Our problems are the absence of law, misuse of religion, and the president’s distance <br/><font size='3' color='#C51316'></font> - (MCN) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
MCNdirect.com to provide timely and reliable news, situation reports and insightful analyses on Copts and Christian minorities in the Middle East (#News ElBaradei: Our problems are the absence of law, misunderstanding of religion, and the...
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Canada, Succession to the Throne – and an oddity | Law & Religion ...

Canada, Succession to the Throne – and an oddity | Law & Religion ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Very likely daft laddie questions (and questions that don't have a whole lot to do with “law and religion” anyway): but these are exceedingly sensitive matters – and on an issue with such complex ramifications you can't be too ...
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AR Lawmaker: Carrying Guns In Church Now A 'Religious Freedom ...

AR Lawmaker: Carrying Guns In Church Now A 'Religious Freedom ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Article 2 section 24 of the Arkansas Constitution reads, “All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; ……………… No human authority can, in any case or manner whatsoever,...
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