Cases of Intolerance or Discrimination of Christians in Europe

Found 1903 case(s):

General Pharmaceutical Council Launches Consultation on "Religion, Personal Values and Beliefs in Pharmacy Practice"

One of the proposals would remove the current conscience "opt-out" provisions. Currently, a pharmacist who does not wish to issue an abortifacient drug can refer the patient to another colleague. Instead, the pharmacist would have to “take responsibility for ensuring that person-centred care is not compromised because of personal values and belief”. This could require the pharmacist to dispense a drug against his or her conscience. Read more ...

Elderly Priest Brutally Attacked in Parish Home

Fr. Arturo López, 77, was brutally beaten by three masked men during an assault on February 22, 2017 at the rectory of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church in Coslada, a city in Spain's Community of Madrid. The three unidentified men assaulted and tied up Fr. Lopez after they entered his rectory to steal valuables and money. Read more ...

Polish Prosecutors Investigate Play for Offending Religious Sentiments

The Polish prosecutor's office began an investigation of a theater play that contains a scene of an actress simulating oral set on the statue of Pope John Paul II, and other sex scenes involving crosses. Another scene hints at murdering a top PiS (Law and Justice) party leader. Read more ...

National Secular Society Proposes Removal of Bishops' Bench from House of Lords

The group made the recommendation to a parliamentary inquiry to examine how to reduce the size of the Upper House. The House of Lords currently has more than 850 members, and the Bishops' Bench contains two archbishops and 24 bishops who can vote on legislation. Read more ...

Vienna Church Vandalized with Anarchist Graffiti

The outside walls of the church of Maria am Gestade was sprayed with the anarchist A symbol and the word "Antifa." Read more ...

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