Italian Cardinal Scola decries blasphemy laws
CWN - May 08, 2013
Cardinal Angelo Scola of Milan denounced “blasphemy laws” at a conference celebrating the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, which gave religious freedom to Christians.
Real religious freedom, the cardinal said, requires the elimination of all forms of state-imposed restriction on religious faith, “for example eliminating laws that criminally punish blasphemy.” His words were evidently aimed at Islamic countries, notably Pakistan, where Christians have been imprisoned on blasphemy charges.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($20,233 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!