September 21, 2011
- The Huffington Post
Huffington Post: Surveying U.S. and French Muslims
The results of two interesting surveys were released recently: one by the Pew Research Center on U.S. Muslims' lives and attitudes and one by IFOP (the leading French market research and opinion poll institute) on French Muslims and the evolution of their socio-religious attitudes over the past two decades.
September 08, 2011
- Abilene Reporter-News
Reporter-News: Faith under fire
A finding that one-third of the world's inhabitants live in countries
where restraints on religious practice are increasing is somewhat
alarming but not surprising, and definitely won't deter people who feel
called to serve in those areas, local observers say.
August 16, 2011
- Catholic News Service
CNS: Report says more people around world facing restrictions on religion
Close to one-third of
the world’s citizens have faced increased restrictions on religious
practice and expression imposed on them by their respective nations’
governments, according to a study issued Aug. 9 by the Pew Research
Center’s Forum on Public Life.
August 14, 2011
BBC Radio 4: Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011
And how come the UK is now rated as being as bad as Russia and China
when it comes to the tolerance of religion? Brian Grim from the Pew
Forum joins Edward from Washington DC to explain his findings.
August 10, 2011
- Today's Zaman
Today's Zaman: Turkey keeps religious restrictions, hostilities in check
one of the few countries where government-imposed religious restrictions
and social hostilities involving religion have declined since mid-2008,
while a striking 32 percent of the rest the world population faced an
increase in both areas, according to the recently announced results of a
three-year study, “Rising Restrictions on Religion,” conducted by the
Washington-based Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public
August 10, 2011
- Australian Associated Press
AAP: Religious violence, abuse growing - study
"Over the three-year period studied, incidents of either government
or social harassment were reported against Christians in 130 countries
(66 per cent) and against Muslims in 117 countries (59 per cent),"
said the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion and Public Life study.