Globe and Mail: Religious groups make leaps of faith to support Syrian refugees

Affan Chowdhry | The Globe and Mail (Canada) A grassroots response to the Syrian refugee crisis is growing in communities across Canada, combining the refugee sponsorship know-how of churches with …Continue reading »

El Tipoógrafo: Diputado Castro calificó de “oportunidad histórica” la presencia de distintos credos en debate por aborto terapéutico

Jaime Castañeda | El Tipógrafo (Chile) El diputado socialista Juan Luis Castro calificó como “una oportunidad histórica” la sesión de este martes de la Comisión de Salud que continuó debatiendo …Continue reading »

The Tyee: Don’t Underestimate Religion’s Role This Election

Will McMartin | The Tyee (Canada) Consider two separate events that took place recently on the same day in Ottawa and Toronto. In one, Prime Minister Stephen Harper hosted an …Continue reading »

LA Review of Books: The Purist’s Dilemma: Spiritual Pollution in a Modern World

Nomi Maya Stolzenberg | Los Angeles Review of Books (United States) According to a front page story in The New York Times, growing numbers of “Haredim” (the preferred term for …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: God in the Machine: The Role of Religion in Net Neutrality DebatesReligion & Politics: God in the Machine: The Role of Religion in Net Neutrality DebatesReligion & Politics: God in the Machine: The Role of Religion in Net Neutrality Debates

Emily Baxter and Aseem Mehta | Religion & Politics (United States) The public movement to protect a free and open Internet is approaching a critical moment this week: on February 26, …Continue reading »

La Nación: Tras la marcha por Nisman, la Iglesia pidió asegurar la independencia de la JusticiaLa Nación: Tras la marcha por Nisman, la Iglesia pidió asegurar la independencia de la JusticiaLa Nación: Tras la marcha por Nisman, la Iglesia pidió asegurar la independencia de la Justicia

Mariano De Vedia | La Nación (Argentina) La Iglesia sumó su voz a la preocupación por las presiones y las tensiones que afectan a la Justicia. Dos días después de la Marcha del Silencio en …Continue reading »

La Tercera: Organismo laico de la Iglesia argentina adhiere a la marcha en homenaje al fiscal NismanLa Tercera: Organismo laico de la Iglesia argentina adhiere a la marcha en homenaje al fiscal NismanLa Tercera: Organismo laico de la Iglesia argentina adhiere a la marcha en homenaje al fiscal Nisman

AFP | La Tercera (Chile) En la marcha convocada para el próximo miércoles por los fiscales colegas de Alberto Nisman para conmemorar un mes de su muerte, un organismo laico dependiente de la …Continue reading »

NY Times: The Orthodox Sex GuruNY Times: The Orthodox Sex GuruNY Times: The Orthodox Sex Guru

DANIEL BERGNER | The New York Times Magazine (United States) In one of her early sessions with the patient, Bat Sheva Marcus, an Orthodox Jewish sex counselor, drew up a …Continue reading »

Terra: Opinião: “O problema não é a religião”Terra: Opinião: “O problema não é a religião”Terra: Opinião: “O problema não é a religião”

Deutsche Welle | Terra (Brasil) Os ataques brutais de terroristas islâmicos na França chocaram a Europa. Mas não é por isso que o islã e todo tipo de crença religiosa …Continue reading »

HuffPo: There’s Nothing Religious About Banning Gay-Straight AlliancesHuffPo: There’s Nothing Religious About Banning Gay-Straight AlliancesHuffPo: There’s Nothing Religious About Banning Gay-Straight Alliances

Junaid Jahangir | Huffington Post (Canada) Recently, Liberal MLA Laurie Blakeman proposed Bill 202 that would allow students to start a Gay Straight Alliance club in their schools. Such a practice is …Continue reading »

ABC: School District Scraps Religious Names on CalendarABC: School District Scraps Religious Names on CalendarABC: School District Scraps Religious Names on Calendar

AP | ABC News (United States) Maryland’s largest school district has voted to strip religious labels from next year’s school calendar, including Christian holidays such as Easter and Christmas, and …Continue reading »