"Soul freedom is everyone's issue, for religious and non-religious people alike."
-- Russell Moore
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Religious liberty continued to worsen globally in the last year, according to the annual report of a bipartisan, federal watchdog.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) reported Monday (May 2) governments around the world and non-government forces in locations such as Nigeria, Iraq and Syria were guilty of a "serious and sustained assault" on freedom of belief. The commission cited the rampant imprisonment of prisoners of conscience, the startling increase in refugees and the ongoing bigotry toward Jews and Muslims in Europe as examples of attacks on religious adherents. Read More