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News Belgium » Religion: A Belgian relives Haiti earthquake eight years after

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Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

It was during that time that she got a good feel of how religion could move a people and bring them closer to each other. “People were gathering in the streets and praying. I am an atheist. I was raised in a family of atheists in Belgium and, naturally ...

News Belgium » Religion: Pope Francis’s Belgium intervention sparks backlash

News channel or source: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/pope-franciss-intervention-sparks-backlash/news-story/1d0ba5c760329b4f27e96041ab5c7c35
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

who comprise just 7 per cent of Belgium’s 11 million people, are often attracting bigger and larger crowds at their 300 mosques than churches. A recent study of religious attitudes among Belgians by the Observatory of Religion and Secularism, based on a ...

News Belgium » Religion: 'Ban on kosher meat forces choice between Belgium and religion'

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Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

The umbrella group representing French-speaking Jewish communities in Belgium filed an appeal with a federal court against a regional ban on the production of kosher and halal meat. The Belgian Federation of Jewish Organizations, or CCOJB, filed the motion ...

News Belgium » Religion: The Latest: Feds: Anti-extremism unfocused on race, religion

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/The-Latest-Feds-Anti-extremism-unfocused-on-12829592.php
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on federally funded efforts to prevent domestic terrorism (all times local): 3 p.m. A Department of Homeland Security spokesman says the agency's approach to preventing domestic terrorism isn't based on race or religion ...

News Belgium » Religion: Brussels Times: Belgian party tables sharia law bill

News channel or source: http://www.focus-fen.net/news/2018/04/13/429370/brussels-times-belgian-party-tables-sharia-law-bill.html
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

The text also wishes to prohibit all associations or individuals teaching Islam in Belgium from receiving a donation of more than ?250, unless the donor agrees beforehand. The document is not targeting any other religion or political movement. The PP only ...

News Belgium » Religion: Belgium: How protests and rebellion created a nation in 1830

News channel or source: http://www.brusselstimes.com/magazine2/11041/belgium-how-protests-and-rebellion-created-a-nation-in-1830
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

In the Belgian case, it is a much more complex history of coincidences without any clear heroic story line. It was a combination of happenstance, dynastical marriages, wars, administrative reforms and religion, by people still strongly bound to their ...

News Belgium » Religion: Global Islam Body Demands Europe Ban Religious Hate Speech

News channel or source: http://vestnikkavkaza.net/analysis/Global-Islam-Body-Demands-Europe-Ban-Religious-Hate-Speech.html
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Europe must increase its efforts to integrate Muslims and eradicate religious hate speech ... say that the teachings at MWL-controlled mosques promote hatred, with the Belgian government just last month terminating Saudi Arabia’s 50-year lease of ...

News Belgium » Religion: Storytelling by painting alive in Belgian church

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Publication date: Friday 06 April 2018

ANTWERP, Belgium — Religious storytelling still takes twists and turns at St. Charles Borromeo Church in the Belgian port city of Antwerp. Three times a year, the Roman Catholic church switches the huge painting behind its main altar using an antique ...

News Belgium » Religion: AP Photos: Storytelling by painting alive in Belgian church

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Publication date: uesday 03 April 2018

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Religious storytelling still takes twists and turns at St. Charles Borromeo Church in the Belgian port city of Antwerp. Three times a year, the Roman Catholic church switches the huge painting behind its main altar using an ...