World Religion

  • Muslim World League’s Historic Multifaith Forum in Saudi Arabia
    by Ash D on June 22, 2022 at 4:24 am

    The Muslim World League held the Forum on Common Values Among Religious Followers, a multifaith event with leaders from around the world in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The forum included 90 faith leaders in all, with Muslims, Christians, Jews, Buddhists and Hindus. Delegates included Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Chief Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni The post Muslim World League’s Historic Multifaith Forum in Saudi Arabia appeared first on World Religion News.

  • Does Religious Freedom Include The Right to Have An Abortion?
    by WRN Editorial Staff on June 16, 2022 at 6:51 pm

    Then the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person. —Genesis 2:7 A Jewish group, Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor of Boynton Beach, Florida has challenged a new Florida law prohibiting abortion after 15 weeks on the The post Does Religious Freedom Include The Right to Have An Abortion? appeared first on World Religion News.

  • White Supremacists, Antisemites, & Other Extremist Groups Have Found Another Weapon: Subtlety
    by WRN Editorial Staff on June 13, 2022 at 3:46 pm

    A swastika. A crossed-out Star of David inside a circle. An image of Black people or Muslims or Asian-Americans captioned “Go back where you came from.” All familiar symbols of hate, all instantly recognizable and all set off social media alarm bells to remove posts and posters alike. But the haters have learned their lesson The post White Supremacists, Antisemites, & Other Extremist Groups Have Found Another Weapon: Subtlety appeared first on World Religion News.

  • What is the Freewinds and Why do Scientologists Celebrate its Maiden Voyage on June 6?
    by WRN Editorial Staff on June 6, 2022 at 3:54 pm

    According to the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard stipulated that the highest levels of advancement in Scientology should be “delivered in a distraction-free environment, off the crossroads of the day-to-day world.” Which was why Scientology ecclesiastical leader David Miscavige selected the Freewinds to serve as the church’s seagoing religious retreat. As we discovered in The post What is the Freewinds and Why do Scientologists Celebrate its Maiden Voyage on June 6? appeared first on World Religion News.

  • Religious Scholars Argue Validity of Digital Meditation
    by WRN Editorial Staff on June 2, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    Gregory Grieve, who heads the religious studies department at University of North Carolina, Greensboro, holds that the authenticity of digital Buddhist meditation is not the determining factor as to whether it is a valid practice of the religion. In a recent article published on The Conversation website, he wrote “authenticity is not determined by its The post Religious Scholars Argue Validity of Digital Meditation appeared first on World Religion News.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.