Commissioner Clifford D. May: Saudi Vision 2030’s aspirations are laudable. Saudi Arabia should become a tolerant and moderate country, but that means accepting some debate and even dissent. That transformation needs to begin now. Releasing Badawi would represent a meaningful step forward.
7/19/17: Religion News Service - Stripped of his title and illegally replaced, Eritrea’s spiritual leader languishes in detention
Commissioner Thomas J. Reese, S.J.: I implore the Eritrean government to do the right thing: Release Patriarch Antonios. Allow him to take his duly elected position as the head of the Eritrean Orthodox Church and let the Eritrean people exercise their right to freedom of religion or belief.
"What will Iran’s May 19 presidential election mean for the Baha’i, the country’s largest non-Muslim religious group? Given that every candidate was handpicked by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s Guardian Council, the answer is simple: Nothing good."
FOR YOUR INFORMATION April 28, 2017 | Thomas J. Reese and Daniel Mark
FOR YOUR INFORMATION April 27, 2017 | Thomas J. Reese, S.J.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION January 27, 2017 | Clifford D. May and Tenzin Dorjee
FOR YOUR INFORMATION January 23, 2017 | Thomas J. Reese and Daniel Mark
FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 9, 2016 | Kristina Arriaga and John Ruskay
FOR YOUR INFORMATION November 22, 2016 | Clifford D. May and John Ruskay
FOR YOUR INFORMATION November 14, 2016 | Jackie Wolcott and Sandra Jolley