Tagged with Persecution

NEWS: The Cross: “just an item of jewellery”?

A letter to The Sunday Telegraph from six leading bishops and a former Archbishop of Canterbury expresses concern that the ‘religious rights of the Christian community are being treated with disrespect’. This letter makes reference to the case of Shirley Chaplin who is due to take her employer, the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust … Continue reading

NEWS: Visit the Oldest Synagogue in North America

America’s oldest synagogue, the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, opens its new $12 million visitors center today. The center’s curator, David Kleiman, declared that the synagogue is a “living symbol of the concept of religious freedom, separation of church and state. The building and its history are the embodiment of that concept in America.” … Continue reading

NEWS: A Faith Denied: Death or Conversion in Mona’s Dream

Production of a new film entitled Mona’s Dream, is due to commence in October this year, commissioned by director Jack Lenz. This potentially controversial film examines the story of Mona Mahmudnizhad, her father and her companions who were captured, interrogated, tortured and murdered by the Iranian government because of their Bahá’í faith in Iran, 1983. … Continue reading