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Brian Pellot

Brian Pellot writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Brian Pellot

Posted by Brian Pellot 1 day 9 hours ago
An independent religious freedom watchdog panel has welcomed the State Department’s annual religious freedom report and its list of the world’s worst offenders, which had laid...
Posted by Lauren Markoe, Brian Pellot 3 days 5 hours ago
President Obama on Monday said he plans to tap Rabbi David Saperstein as the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, the first non-Christian to hold the job, which was created...
Posted by Brian Pellot 7 weeks 1 day ago
Religious leaders from across Africa and England came together Wednesday to discuss the role clergy should play in preventing and responding to sexual violence.The panel was part of the three-day...
Posted by Brian Pellot 28 weeks 2 days ago
Global religious hostilities reached a six-year high in 2012 and affected more people than government curbs on religious freedom, according to the Pew Research Center’s latest report on...
Posted by Brian Pellot 30 weeks 2 days ago
LONDON — Eight of the 47 countries that hold seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council imprisoned people in 2013 under laws that restrict religious freedom, according to a new report...