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US District Court for the Northern District of Texas in Wichita Falls (Google)

The judge rejected the regulation because plantiffs would be forced to violate their religious beliefs

Bernini's Elephant and Obelisk statue in Rome, which was damaged by vandals (AP)

Mgr Janusz Urbanczyk said Christians were often unjustly accused of ‘bigotry’

Daniel and Amy McArthur, who were fined after refusing to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan, outside Belfast County Court (PA)

The Respublica report suggests a ‘reasonable accommodation’ clause to protect employees’ freedom

The owners of Ashers bakery speak after losing their appeal in the ‘gay cake’ case (PA)

The next battlefront for religious freedom

Liberal elites are paying the price for sidelining religious liberty. But Catholics must not leave the fightback to maverick populists

A desecrated church recently liberated from ISIS, near the Iraqi city of Mosul (CNS)

After ISIS, there are more horrors to come

Christian minorities across the world are facing a deadly new ‘hyper-extremism’. There is only one way to ensure their survival

Ashers bakery, Belfast: the owners refused to place a pro-gay marriage slogan on a cake

A survey has suggested that two-thirds of the public believe businesses have a right to decline orders which conflict with their religious beliefs

Anti-terrorism drills at a railway station in Paris (PA)

Aid to the Church in Need say one in five countries has experienced Islamist violence since mid-2014

Donald Trump at a campaign rally, yesterday (AP)

Trump told Raymond Arroyo he had undergone a change of heart over abortion

Ashers bakery, Belfast: the owners refused to place a pro-gay marriage slogan on a cake

The Ashers verdict is bad news – but it’s also a chance to build a consensus

The ceremonial opening of a transgender bathroom at a high school in Seattle (AP)

ADF say the new law could force churches to ‘violate their core religious beliefs’