Rubric Freedom of religion

Freedom of religion

One of Saddam Hussein's closest aids is trying to sneak over to Mecca, using the pilgrimage as a cover. 
| 15/01/2004
| iraq

| 14/01/2004
| israel - palestine

Yesterday the pope spoke to the Diplomatic Corps to the Holy See about the dangers of "secularism" destroying religious expression in society and undermining means for peace. Below AsiaNews reports an example of "warrior" secularism –which speaks for itself.
| 13/01/2004
| UNITED STATES - VATICAN - EUROPE

| 05/01/2004
| AFGHANISTAN

| 26/12/2003
| Vatican
by Sonny Evangelista
| 24/12/2003
| philippines - christmas

| 23/12/2003
| palestine - christmas
by Piero Gheddo
| 19/12/2003
| INDONESIA

| 18/12/2003
| Indonesia - United Nations
by Lorenzo Fazzini
An interview with Msgr.  Jean Benjamin Sleiman, Latin rite archbishop of Baghdad
| 17/12/2003
| IRAQ

| 05/12/2003
| Philippines
by Pierre Balanian

Interview with Msgr. Rabban Al-Qas, Chaldean Bishop of Amadiyah

| 02/12/2003
| iraq
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by Gianni Criveller
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| 23/05/2024
| RED LANTERNS
 
by Giorgio Bernardelli
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| 21/05/2024
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