Indianapolis, Ind., Mar 31, 2015 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Does the widespread reaction to Indiana religious freedom law mean there is growing intolerance for religious viewpoints? Two prominent essays in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times make the case that it does.
“The paradox is that even as America has become more tolerant of gays, many activists and liberals have become ever-more intolerant of anyone who might hold more traditional cultural or religious views,” the Wall Street Journal commented in a March 30 editorial.
The editorial said political liberals once defended the federal Religious
The Vatican has released a statement defending the appointment of Bishop Juan Barros in Osorno, Chile, who has been accused of covering up sexual abuse.
Father Ciro Benedettini, the …
The Vatican is nearing an agreement with Italy on sharing financial information to cut down on money-laundering and tax evasion, Reuters reports.
The Vatican has been negotiating an …
Indonesia’s government has shut down 22 radical Islamic web sites, explaining that the sites spread “false teachings.”
The government’s anti-terrorism agency called for action against …
A small workshop run by a Bosnian Muslim craftsman and his son has won the task of carving a chair to be used by Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass in Sarajevo in June.
The interior minister of Bosnia-Herzegovina has revealed that his country’s government is coping with security threats involving the visit to Sarajevo by Pope Francis in June.
“I don’t …
Bishop Jean-Michel Faure, the traditionalist prelate who was ordained earlier this month in defiance of the Vatican, has disclosed that more illicit episcopal ordinations are planned. …
Pope Francis will issue a “Bull of Indiction” on April 11 as a formal proclamation of the Jubilee of Mercy, the Vatican has announced.
During a penitential service in St. Peter’s …
Responding to a poll that showed 60% of the people in the Philippines favoring legal divorce, the president of the country’s episcopal conference has restated the Church’s …
By Worthy News Staff
JERUSALEM (Worthy News)– Iran is placing guided warheads on its rockets and smuggling them to Hezbollah in Lebanon, a senior Defense Ministry official involved in preparing Israeli air defenses said Tuesday, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Speaking at the Israel Air and Missile Defense Conference in Herzliya, organized by the iHLS defense website and the Israel Missile Defense Association, Col. Aviram Hasson said Iran is converting Zilzal unguided rockets into accurate, guided M-600 projectiles by upgrading their warheads.
Hasson, who is in charge of upper tier missile defenses in the Defense Ministry’s HOMA, which is a part of the