religion

Dialogue vital tool to foster understanding among different faiths – UN expert

An independent United Nations human rights expert today stressed the vital role of inter-religious communication to combat intolerance and discrimination and to promote understanding among people of different faiths.

Christians currently most persecuted religious group in world, Holy See tells UN

Warning that Christians currently suffer more persecution because of their faith than any other religious group, the Holy See today told the United Nations the denial of religious freedom threatened peace and security and precluded integral human development.

UN independent expert praises tolerance in Paraguay, deplores inequality

The United Nations independent expert on religious freedom today commended Paraguay for the openness and tolerance of both the Government and society, but pointed out there is “much room” for improvement in tackling the issue of inequality.