Catholic Culture News
Catholic Culture News
Catholic World News

41 countries ban religion-related groups

November 16, 2021

» Continue to this story on Pew Forum

CWN Editor's Note: Jehovah’s Witnesses and Baha’is are among the most commonly targeted groups, according to the Pew Research Center.

“The Middle East-North Africa region had the highest share of countries (55%, or 11 out of 20 countries in the region) with bans on religion-related groups in 2019,” the report found. “Asia and the Pacific – the largest region in the study, with 50 nations – had the greatest number of countries with bans (17 out of 50 countries, or 34% of the region).”

The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.


For all current news, visit our News home page.

Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.