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5 Takeaways from the New Report by U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
Originally Posted: 05/05/2015 - 4:33pm | Type: Blog

The independent watchdog panel created by Congress to monitor religious freedom conditions worldwide issued its 16th annual report last week. The independent watchdog panel create ...

Malaysians Lift up Missing Flight in Prayers
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 4:16pm | Type: Blog

Many Malaysians are invoking the power of prayer to aid the massive multinational search operation for the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared without a trace early Saturday. ...

Concerned with Violence Against Muslims, Islamic Organization Visits Myanmar
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 3:26pm | Type: Blog

At the end of a three-day tour, the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation told Buddhist-majority Myanmar to repeal “laws restricting fundamental freedoms” after more than 240 Muslims were killed by B ...

Buddhists Expelled from Malaysia for Praying in Muslim Hall
Originally Posted: 08/21/2013 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

The government of Malaysia expelled a group of Singaporean tourists for chanting Buddhist prayers inside an Islamic prayer room where they erected a large Buddhist painting on the wall facing Mecca. ...

Report from the Global Christian Forum in Indonesia: Day Five, Heading Home
Originally Posted: 05/23/2013 - 4:26pm | Type: Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth and final installment in a week-long series of reports from the Global Christian Forum in Manado, Indonesia filed by Wes Granberg-Michaelson, the former General Sec ...