Category: News Monitoring

Christians in the indigenous territories of Colombia

The severe situation of Christians in the indigenous territories of Colombia needs to be highlighted as a hotbed of persecution. According to a 2005 census, more than 1.3 million Colombians (3.4 per cent of the country’s total population) identify as indigenas, the country’s original population. There are more than 30 autonomous indigenous territories throughout the

Being pro-life is more than opposing abortion!

Left man: “Hey, hey! Don’t get confused! We are pro-life… But once alive, everyone needs to pay for himself, are we clear?” Left sign: “Yes to life, no to abortion.” Right sign: “I’ve got Hepatitis C. Help!” This cartoon, published in the Spanish newspaper El Diario, reminds that being pro-life is, or should be, more than

Aggressive secularism seen by a cartoonist

“Aggressive secularism” can be defined as a radical expression of secularism, which not only seeks to exclude religion from the public domain, but also from various private spheres. It is based on the indifference to or rejection or exclusion of religion and religious considerations based on the conviction that religion should not have a visible

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