Archive for: October, 2011

San Francisco Court Protects Religious Freedoms of Christian Homeless Shelter, Christian News

EXCERPT:  The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has unanimously rejected a lawsuit filed by two people who sued the Boise Rescue Mission for insisting they take part in religious services. Read the full article: http://global.christianpost.com/news/san-francisco-court-protects-religious-freedoms-of-christian-homeless-shelter-56943/

 
 

Germany, EU demand Iran to free pastor Nadarkhani | MF Monitor

EXCERPT: Germany, one of the few countries with diplomatic ties with Iran, has asked Iran to stay the execution of a pastor who refused to re-convert to Islam. http://www.microfinancemonitor.com/2011/09/30/germany-eu-demand-iran-to-free-pastor-nadarkhani/

 
 

Religious leaders line up in support of Supreme Court case – The Courier-Journal

  The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear a case involving whether churches can "discriminate" when making employment decisions about employees who are not clergy. EXCERPT: [Many religious groups] support the right of religious groups to hire and fire teachers who could be construed as "ministers" on grounds that would be otherwise discriminatory, whether due to race, gender and disability […]