September 21, 2012
Reuters: Restrictions on religion rise around the world: report
Legal limits and social pressures against religion have risen to the point where three-quarters of the world's population live in states where practicing their faith is restricted in some way, a new study said on Thursday.
September 20, 2012
- United Press International
UPI: Study sees decline in religious freedoms
Even before the "Arab Spring" outbreak, North Africa and the Middle East led the world in religious hostility and restriction of religion, a new report says.
September 11, 2012
Reuters: Southern whites troubled by Romney's wealth, religion
Sheryl Harris, a voluble 52-year-old
with a Virginia drawl, voted twice for George W. Bush. Raised Baptist,
she is convinced -- despite all evidence to the contrary -- that
President Barack Obama, a practicing Christian, is Muslim.
August 21, 2012
- The Associated Press
AP: Romney opening up — a little — about his religion
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney is starting to open up about his lifelong commitment to Mormonism and his role in the church, following pleas from supporters who say that talking about his faith could help him overcome his struggles to connect with voters.
August 14, 2012
- Religion News Service
RNS: Diversity of Islam highlighted in new Pew report
Nearly all Muslims can agree on the basic beliefs of Islam: There is one God, Muhammad is God's prophet, Muslims should fast during the holy month of Ramadan and give alms to the poor.
August 14, 2012
- The Wall Street Journal
WSJ: Survey says Hindus thrive in U.S.
A study of the lifestyles and attitudes of Asian-Americans based on their religion has suggested that Indian-American Hindus are the most educated and best-paid group in the country.