“Guru” has become a derogatory word in a world that does not understand what a spiritual master is, as the Tai Ji Men case demonstrates.
In some countries, asylum is denied to Ahmadiyya devotees coming from a city where they are in the majority. But they are killed even there.
A man murdered his wife, a Shincheonji devotee, and her sister-in-law after consulting with an anti-Shincheonji pastor—who now tries to blame the victim.
Or perhaps they don’t hate anybody. They simply know that lurid tales connecting religion with money, power, and illicit sex always sell.
The British affiliate of FECRIS calls for extending legislation on “coercive control” to new religious movements. In fact, it tries to resurrect the discredited theory of brainwashing.
The international Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief taught us that religious liberty is more threatened than even before, and only a global coalition can hope to achieve results.
Media hysteria against the Unification Church, not the Unification Church itself, may have excited the weak mind of the killer.
The designation of the deputy chief of Lashkar-e-Taiba as a global terrorist has been blocked by China at the United Nations.
Is the part of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church that remained in communion with Moscow really breaking with Kirill—or just pretending to?