religious freedom

Celebrating New Religious Freedom Law, Bolivian Evangelicals Push for More

After 183 years as a Roman Catholic nation, Bolivia officially became a secular country in 2009, when a new constitution, promulgated by the administration of its first indigenous leader, President Evo Morales, dropped any mention of the historic faith of its Spanish colonial rulers, bolstering the position of its pre-colonial religions.

The Manhattan Declaration 10 Years On: Never Render to Caesar What Is God’s

The year 2019 is the ten-year anniversary of a statement that drew the line for Christians on three central issues: life, marriage, and religious liberty. There were many prophetic lines in the Manhattan Declaration, which was co-authored by Chuck Colson, Dr. Timothy George of Beeson Divinity School, and Dr. Robert George of Princeton University, but none were more important than the last line: that “we will fully and ungrudgingly render to Caesar what belongs to Caesar,” but under “no circumstances” could we “render to Caesar what belongs to God.” Half-a-million Christians signed on.

Top European Court to Hear Case of Norwegian Christian Family after Kids Were Removed from Their Home

A Christian couple whose five children, including a 3-month old, were seized by a child-welfare agency in Norway will be able to bring their case before Europe’s top human rights court. It is one of eight cases the European Court of Human Rights has agreed to hear against the embattled child-protective-services agency known as the Barnevernet.