Posts Tagged ‘Church-State’

French mayor snubs church state split with bullring Mass Comments 0

Friday, September 4th, 2015

The mayor of a town in southern France has sparked outrage after his town hall sponsored a Catholic Mass in a local bullring. The mayor of Beziers, Robert Ménard, took part in a procession in the bullring, walking behind an effigy of the Virgin Mary. France has strict laws on the separation of church and Read more

Samoan Government allocates $6 million for private schools Comments 0

Friday, May 16th, 2014

The Samoan Government this week  allocated $6 million Tala for its annual commitment to support and improve the education sector in pre-schools, the private and church operated school system. “This is a continuing commitment on the part of Government in recognition of the contribution by the churches and private schools to the education of the Read more

Russian ‘Pussy Riot case’ sends warning about church-state entanglement Comments 0

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Remember when Russia was ruled by godless communists who persecuted believers? How times have changed: In the latest Moscow show trial, three punk rockers (Pussy Riot) who sang a protest song in a church face prison time for insulting religion. The one constant between then and now is a state hostile to free minds and free Read more