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Religion in Europe

U.K. Equality Laws Trump Personal Religious Beliefs

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy Religion News Service CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday (Jan. 15) ruled that equality laws ...

No More Followers

Richard Brand | Posted 01.01.2013 | Religion
Richard Brand

The Christian faith is in decline in Europe and is pretty much stagnant in the United States. The great churches in Europe are mostly empty, and the number of people respond "None" when asked about a religious commitment in the United States is growing.

Spiritual But Not Religious: The Worst of All Worlds

Alan Miller | Posted 12.02.2012 | Religion
Alan Miller

Selecting a superficial mixture of "nice-feeling" items from Yoga to a slice of Zen and a moment of Tao is hardly progressive as far as options for humanity is concerned. They have jettisoned the hard work, diligence and observation of organized religion for a me-me-me what-ever kind of lifestyle

A 'Christian' Europe Without Christianity

Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Does European Christendom need Christianity to survive? It may seen an odd question for a religious...

Why Americans Are More Religious Than Europeans

Nigel Barber | Posted 06.08.2012 | World
Nigel Barber

In the U.S., the vast majority of the population claims to be religious in surveys, although far fewer show up in church on Sundays. This is very different from the picture in Europe.

Headscarves Pull Turkey East and West

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Barry D. Wood

The complexities of the headscarf debate eludes many Americans, for whom freedom, tolerance, and diversity are axioms of our democracy. We would ask, why is the headscarf such a big deal?