Jenna Lyle

Christian Today Reporter

Religious Tolerance Urged Ahead of Italy Crucifix Hearing

The head of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland has called on the European Court of Human Rights to uphold the principles of freedom and tolerance ahead of next week's decision on whether schools in Italy will be allowed to display crucifixes in public school classrooms.

Opposition Not Same as Persecution, Says Anglican Head

The spiritual head of the worldwide Anglican Communion used his Easter sermon Sunday to call upon British Christians to remember what the cross stands for in their faith and refrain from equating opposition to their faith to the physical persecution suffered by believers in other countries.