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News Slovakia » Religion: Scientology Opens Doors to New Ideal Mission in European City of Charm

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Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

She cited the work of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers “ensuring freedoms for all religions,” and said she hopes the new Mission will “bring about a bigger life and new vigor to Eastern Slovakia.” Gabriel Nagy, Mayor of Jasov in the Košice ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Sagan’s son may be baptised by the Pope

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Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The Slovak cyclist is currently in Australia ... the Sme daily reported. Loading Sagan comes from a religious family. Before races, his father makes a symbolic cross on his head. “When Peter found out he might have a private audience with the Pope ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Slovakia Bars Islam from Becoming Official Religion

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Publication date: Wednesday 30 November 2016

Slovakia’s parliament has passed a bill by a two-thirds majority, effectively barring Islam from gaining official status as a religion. The former communist state has fiercely resisted European Union (EU) efforts to use quotas to forces member states to ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Slovakia bars Islam from becoming state religion by tightening church laws

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Publication date: Wednesday 30 November 2016

The government in Slovakia has approved a law effectively preventing Islam being registered as a state religion for a number of years. The bill was proposed by the Slovak National Party (SNS), and requires a religion to have at least 50,000 followers ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Discrimination Against Muslims: Slovakia Joins Angola, Hungary, Myanmar and Samoa In Trying To Suppress Islam

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Publication date: hursday 01 December 2016

The parliament of predominantly anti-migrant Slovakia passed a law on Wednesday making it difficult for Islam to qualify as a recognized religion in the former Communist state, Reuters reported. The law raised the number of adherents to a particular ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Leaders invited to bicommunal event

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The Slovak-hosted event will take place at the Ledra Palace hotel in the buffer zone on Wednesday when members of the Committee on Missing Persons Cyprus (CMP) will present their work. The island’s religious leaders, officials of Unficyp, members of the ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Slovakia says it will only take Christian migrants as Europe's crisis mushrooms

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Publication date: hursday 20 August 2015

But Slovakia has made clear it is opposed to the idea of EU quotas on migrants. "It's nothing against religion. It's not about discrimination. But it will be very false and insincere solidarity if we take now more than 1,000 people to Slovakia who don't ...

News Slovakia » Religion: The decline of religion in the West

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Publication date: hursday 25 June 2015

And the overwhelming - and often malign - power of religion in the Middle East is of course all too apparent. In the week of David Cameron's Slovakia speech, the former Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, published a book which makes an explicit link between the ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Slovakia: Law Passed Banning Islam From Becoming State Religion

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Publication date: Friday 02 December 2016

Slovakia has adopted a law, which effectively prevents Islam from becoming an official state religion in the country amid surging anti-Muslim sentiments across Europe. The legislation, which had been proposed by far-right Slovak National Party (SNS), held ...

News Slovakia » Religion: Hungary outlines 'Stop Soros' legislation aimed at halting illegal immigration it blames on the liberal US billionaire

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Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Groups funded by Soros - a Jew - have been accused of arranging anti-government protests in Poland, and of orchestrating anti-corruption campaigns in other European countries including Romania, Slovakia ... laws will not affect religious charity groups ...