For at least 100 years Christians in Nigeria have been persecuted and the West has not wanted to call it what it is: 'violence by Islamist groups against Christians,’ says the Religious Freedom Institute's Stephen Rasche.
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In most South and Southeast Asian countries, ‘religion is a powerful force, and in most of them, more radical forms of the religion have been getting stronger,’ says religious freedom expert Paul Marshall. ‘I would say the overall pattern is increased tension, increased repression.’
George Weigel of the Ethics and Public Policy Center gives important context on the Russia and Ukraine conflict. Also, Father Benedict Kiely of Nasarean.org, an advocacy and aid organization for persecuted Christians, talks about the special need to support Ukrainians displaced in their own country by the war.
The medium of the moment calls the faithful to listen and engage.
Only Catholic schools can save the Church, says Boston Archdiocese’s superintendent of schools. He tells Religious Freedom Matters how it can happen.
Ambassador Sam Brownback says school choice is crucial to religious liberty — but we’re going to have to fight for it.
Que Alguien Abre La Puerta: Opening the Doors of Catholic Schools to Hispanic Catholics (Season 3 — Ep. 3)
Nearly half of U.S. Catholics are Hispanic — so why don’t more families send their children to Catholic schools? Expert Lucia Luzondo talks to Religious Freedom Matters.
‘We need to go from neighborhood to neighborhood telling people about Catholic schools’ — so says Catholic education pioneer Shawn Peterson.
Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane, Washington, says, ‘We need as many kids in Catholic schools as possible’ — but they have to teach the faith.
The year 2021 may very well known as the “Year of the Parent.” Parents are asserting their rights as primary educators to their children — voicing their concerns at school board meetings and flexing their muscles in the voting booth.