March27 , 2023

    Australia Mulls New Religious Freedom Bill


    Churches in Malawi Respond with Shelter and Food After Deadly Cyclone

    The longest-ever recorded cyclone in history---lasting 36 days, hit southeast Africa and killed 522, injured more than 700 people, and left more than 345,000 people homeless.

    France Celebrates Bible Month

    This year's theme is "Solidarity in the light of the Bible" and more than 200 bookstores and libraries are joining.

    New Women’s Audio Bible Launched in the UK

    The first-ever audio Bible recorded solely by UK women launched on March 8, coinciding with International Women's Day.

    Notre Dame to Re-open in December 2024

    French officials announced that one of the country's most iconic buildings will welcome visitors and faithful by December 2024.

    Pilgrimages Can Help Unchurched Travelers

    A travel website predicts that pilgrimages will be one of the biggest travel trends in 2023.


    Australia is considering a new bill to protect the rights of a person to religious freedom and expression. This, following the sacking of a high profile sportsman for his social media posts about hell.

    Christian rugby player Israel Folau was fired last April after writing “hell awaits” for “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, idolaters.” Rugby Australia terminated his lucrative contract for being in breach of their Professional Players’ Code of Conduct, reports Premier.

    This draft bill released today extends those protections to provide protection for people against discrimination on the basis of their religion or religious belief, or lack thereof. —Christian Porter, Australia’s Attorney General

    The proposed Religious Discrimination Bill will allow Australians to express their faith outside the workplace, as long as there is no financial dam