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Articles tagged as Religious-intolerance

  • Maharashtra State in India Grants Jews Minority Status

    "Our loyalty also lies with India, this being the country that accepted us almost 2,500 years ago, and one of the only countries in the world which never persecuted the Jews in all these years,” Mr. Samuel said.

  • ISKCON Participates in Interfaith Community and Police Retreat in New York

    Participants were requested to present their international perspectives on Police Community Relations with the aim of preserving religious freedom and community safety comparing Community-Police relations across cities.

  • Why Do People Fight In The Name of Religion?
    The world needs people who want to improve the quality of their own devotion and service to God and to all his children, and not prove their own superiority over the other children of God – and justify it in the name of God.
  • Euro Imams, Rabbis Pledge Zero Tolerance for Hate Preachers

    Seventy European Muslim and Jewish leaders pledged on Wednesday to show "zero tolerance" to hate preachers of any faith including their own ranks, citing what they called rising religious intolerance on the continent.

  • An Effort to Foster Tolerance in Religion

    Until Mr. Patel came along, the interfaith movement in the United States was largely the province of elders and clergy members hosting dialogues and, yes, book clubs — and drafting documents that had little impact at the grass roots.

  • Understanding (Not Burning) Holy Books

    We all have a favorite divine scripture, from whatever cultural and religious background we come. We live in changing times, times that do not seem to be treating religious scripture that well. Whether it is fundamentalists of any persuasion burning holy books, or the ‘New Atheists’ rubbishing them verbally or in print, nothing is sacred. Including, it appears, sacred literature.

  • The Importance Of Worshipping the Supersoul In All Living Entities
    Srimad Bhagavatam describes if one does not properly worship the Supersoul in the heart of all living entities, one`s direct worship of the Lord in His deity form is considered to be completely worthless.
  • Future Moscow Teachers Learn Religious Xenophobia
    Students of the Moscow City Pedagogical University are being taught that charismatic churches, Jehovah's Witnesses, "The International Society of Krishna Consciousness" and other religious associations are "sects," a Portal-credo.ru correspondent reports.
  • North Korean Army Trys To Eradicate Religion

    Seoul (AsiaNews) – Religion “is spreading like a cancer inside North Korea’s armed forces;” for this reason it “must be eradicated without delay since it comes from our enemies from around the world,” this according to a booklet prepared by the North Korean Army titled 'Saving Our Soldiers from the Threat of Religion'.