REFLECTION: Religious freedom is a fundamental human right

by Thomas Reese, S.J., NCR Religious freedom is a fundamental human right of every person on earth. It has been recognized by international accords and by the Second Vatican Council. But religious liberty is under attack in many countries around the world. The United States committed itself to the promotion of religious liberty through its … Continue reading REFLECTION: Religious freedom is a fundamental human right

REFLECTION: New ‘religious’ group just as deadly as the ones that preceded it

by Joan Chittister, OSB Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Here's the problem with religion. You never know which religion you're going to meet: the "Do unto others as you would have others do unto you" kind or the "Get thee behind me, Satan" kind. You have to be very careful not to confuse one … Continue reading REFLECTION: New ‘religious’ group just as deadly as the ones that preceded it