CNS Vatican Report: Data shows religious freedom good for society, but on the decline

Matthew Harrison

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Members of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences have met in Rome to discuss recent sociological findings concerning religious freedom and the modern world. Catholic News Service's Carol Glatz has the details.
Pope Benedict also addressed the Academy during their meeting. He expressed his thanks to them for discussing religious freedom noting that "the right to freedom of religion and freedom of worship must be taken up once more in our days." You can read his address here.

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