Thomas More University

A Talk on International Religious Freedom

On November 3, 2022, at Thomas More University (TMU), an event was held with past and present Ambassadors-at-Large for International Religious Freedom—Rashad Hussain and

Seal of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

United States Commission of International Religious Freedom Publishes a Sobering Report

It’s hard to imagine that in present-day some will be denied the freedom to worship as they please or discuss differences with a particular

Archbishop Charles Chaput Says the Catholic Church Needs to Avoid Using the Term LGBTQ

Religious News From Around the Web Nov. 2, 2020

Scientology Thoughts on International Religious Freedom Day, A Uighur's Story of Chinese Prison Camps, More Buddhist Temples Demolished in China, Watch Fulton v City

Want to Worship? Show Me Your Papers! by Charles Franklin

We have seen government abandon the First Amendment protections of religious liberty to tell people of faith they must toss out their long-held beliefs

Prison Cell

Religion’s Role in the Wild West of Immorality and Irresponsibility by Charles Franklin

Right conduct is a spectrum of action. For many people justice is the most important point on the spectrum. Justice is the society taking

Political and Religious Holograms

Lumpers lump things together and call them the same. Splitters make a point of differentiating things. So while a lumper might say “All women

Religious News From Around the Web June 8, 2020

Polls: Policy Decisions Forcing Religion's Decline in U.S., Religious freedom and Public Health, Racism a "spiritual virus," Tulsi Gabbard Addresses Hindu Commencement, Abraham Lincoln

Religious News From Around the Web May 25, 2020

Holy Water Squirting, DOJ: Lockdown Violates Religious Freedom, Church Closures Illegal, Quoting Bible Illegal? Virus Closes Church Again, Separation of Church and State, Ramadan

Is Iran the Eternal Enemy of the West? By L. Arik Greenberg, Ph.D.

I grew up in the 1970s, when the U.S. first had overtly negative dealings with Iran. In 1953, we had helped to topple the

The Roberts Court, November 30, 2018. Seated, from left to right: Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Samuel A. Alito. Standing, from left to right: Justices Neil M. Gorsuch, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Brett M. Kavanaugh. Photograph by Fred Schilling, Supreme Court Curator's Office.

The Price of Religious Liberty

Some people have taken religious liberty for granted. After all, it’s protected in the First Amendment, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and legislation