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Diritto e Religione nelle Società Multiculturali/ Law and Religion in Multicultural Societies/ Derecho y Religión en las Sociedades Multiculturales/ Droit et Religion dans les Sociétés Multiculturelles/ Recht und Religion in Multikulturellen Gesellschaften/ 多元化社会中的法与宗教 / القانون والدين في المجتمعات متعددة الثقافات

Click here by Marci A. Hamilton Just as predicted here religious believers are demanding exemptions from the state COVID-19 stay-at-home mandates. That is their right, but, governors and lawmakers: faith alone is not a good enough reason to let someone break the law. You are responsible for the public good. Before you grant any religious exemption to …

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the globe many religious leaders and laypeople have sought to discern some divine purpose behind it. But historian Matthew Rowly cautions that those “who think they have the ability or duty to discern God’s purposes for a plague face a daunting task—and perhaps more historical awareness might temper their confidence.” …

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Click here by Kyle Mantyla | April 6, 2020 11:57 am During a YouTube livestream last Friday, right-wing pastor Curt Landry told his viewers that they should listen to President Donald Trump and not medical experts when it comes to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak because Trump was chosen by God and therefore has greater spiritual authority. “We are in …

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Source: https://canopyforum.org/2020/04/06/a-plague-of-confusion-coronavirus-and-passover/?fbclid=IwAR0abAYi_nXSROsiPrrB3aUndWlkntM1Yc8Hu1peqG7RaLJ7Kx_tG1MObd8 by David R. Blumenthal As the holiday of Passover approaches, we think of the last days of the Jews in Egypt. We think of Pharaoh faced with a slave-insurrection and a series of plagues that ravage his land. We think of his scientists/magicians trying to figure out just what these plagues are and …

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Members of Bethany Slavic Missionary Church are baptized Sept. 8 in Sacramento County. (Max Whittaker / For The Times) By ANITA CHABRIA,  SEAN GREENE, RONG-GONG LIN II APRIL 2, 2020 12:39 PM UPDATED 7:53 PM SACRAMENTO —  A Pentecostal church in a Sacramento suburb is the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak with more than six dozen confirmed cases, prompting …

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March 13, 2020 WASHINGTON – Earlier today, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued a reflection and prayer on Coronavirus (COVID-19). His statement is part of the USCCB’s ongoing engagement on the issue over the last several weeks. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of …

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