Image of Trump says his travel ban needed to ensure U.S. religious freedom
Trump says his travel ban needed to ensure U.S. religious freedom
By Jeff Mason and Roberta RamptonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his order to temporarily bar entry to people from seven majority-Muslim nations, which has come under intense criticism at home and abroad, saying on Thursday it was crucial to ensuring religious freedom and tolerance in America.Trump, speaking at a prayer breakfast attended by politicians, faith leaders a... [Read More]
Image of No ‘religious icons’ during Christmas, colleges tell students » Alex Jones' Infowars
No ‘religious icons’ during Christmas, colleges tell students » Alex Jones' Infowars
With Christmas approaching, universities are cracking down on potentially offensive religious decorations, all but banning displays of the “Nativity Scene” and images of the “crucifixion.”At Missouri State University, for example, a list of “holiday decoration guidelines” warns that it would “generally be inappropriate” to display items such as “a cross,” “drawings of Jesus or Mohammed,” “the Nati... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Islam is foe of Christianity: Trump’s CIA pick
PressTV-Islam is foe of Christianity: Trump’s CIA pick
US Representative Mike Pompeo, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), believes the terrorism threat facing the US comes from Muslims who “abhor Christians.”In a speech at a Church in Wichita, Wisconsin, two years ago, the Republican lawmaker said Muslims who think Islam is “the only way” posed a great danger to Christians and needed to be dealt with.“Thi... [Read More]
Image of Pope: Women will be banned from priesthood forever
Pope: Women will be banned from priesthood forever
The Catholic Church's ban on women priests will stand forever, Pope Francis said Tuesday.The pontiff made the declaration in response to a female reporter asking if he thought women would one day serve as Catholic priests and bishops, noting the head of the Lutheran Church whom Francis met on his trip to Sweden is a woman."St. Pope John Paul II had the last clear word on this and it stands," Franc... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Corbyn slams growing racism in UK
PressTV-Corbyn slams growing racism in UK
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has slammed the rise of racism and xenophobia in Britain, advising authorities to focus on real issues instead of fueling racial tensions.Corbyn, who is fighting former BBC producer Owen Smith to retain the party leadership, made the remarks during a a Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) rally at Highbury Fields, north London, on Monday evening.“To those who indu... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-UK Muslim women face extra prejudice
PressTV-UK Muslim women face extra prejudice
A study has found that Muslim women face a double bind of religious and gender discrimination in the British society, which subjects them to harassment and abuse.Britain’s Faith Matter group and the European Network Against Racism conducted a research about the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim women across the UK.The study showed that Muslim women h... [Read More]