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Religious freedom restrictions increasing worldwide

From the December 17, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

“Restrictions on religious freedom increasing worldwide” © 2012 Religion News Service. Used with permission. September 26, 2012


Religious believers throughout the world face a rising tide of restrictions, according to a study released September 20. In the one-year period ending in mid-2010, 75 percent of the world’s population lived in a nation with high or very high restrictions on religious beliefs or practices, according to the study conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

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