Al-Azhar committee to draft law on countering hatred, violence committed in the name of religion

Egypt Independent Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb decided to form a committee to draft a law on countering hatred and violence committed in the name of religion to be headed by Mohamed abdel Salam, al-Azhar’s legislative and legal advisor. Abdel … Continue reading

Pope: Fatima Visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto Will Be Proclaimed Saints

National Catholic Register VATICAN CITY — On Thursday Pope Francis approved the second and final miracle needed to canonize Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta Marto, two of the shepherd children who witnessed the Fatima Marian apparitions. The remarkable story of these … Continue reading

Global Business & Interfaith Peace Awards: Seoul Korea • March 2018

Religious Freedom & Business Foundation Nominations are OPEN — Deadline:  1st October 2017  Completed nominations should be emailed as an attached Word document to nominations@religiousfreedomandbusiness.org no later than 1st October 2017 (early submissions are encouraged). Download Nomination Form 2018 Read the … Continue reading

Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia issue rare child marriage fatwa

In BBC News WONDERFUL! (ed. IRFWP) Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia have issued an unprecedented fatwa against child marriage. The fatwa, which is not legally binding but will be influential, was issued after a three-day congress of female clerics in … Continue reading

Brian Grim leads plenary at one of world’s foremost business leader gatherings

Announcement in Religious Freedom and Business Foundaton How may we develop trust, faith and togetherness to enable progress that can absorb economic, political and spiritual surprises originating locally or globally? Join Brian Grim, president of the Religious Freedom & Business … Continue reading

Bidges to Common Ground: DC Press Conference – Petr Jasek & Sudan

Watch Press Conference Here (Washington, D.C.) Today, February 26, 2017, the Government of Sudan released Mr. Petr Jasek, a personal friend of Hardwired’s founder, Tina Ramirez. Mr. Jasek, a Czech citizen, had been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of … Continue reading