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Archbishop Of Canterbury Criticizes European Burqa Bans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Anto Akkara Religion News Service/ENInews NAGPUR, India (RNS/ENInews) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams deplored attempts by European gov...

Woman Fined For Wearing Burqa In Italy

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Italian police have fined a woman 500 euros ($A712) for wearing a full Islamic veil - the first punishment of its kind in Italy but the latest in a wa...

Spain Moves Toward Restricting Burqa

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Spain's government on Tuesday said it favors barring the use of burqas in government buildings, joining other European countries consid...

Belgium Parliament Approves Burqa Ban

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — A parliamentary committee unanimously voted Wednesday to ban the wearing of face-covering veils in public, a major step in the legisl...