Ian Johnson: The return of religion in China

Five religions are officially recognized in China, including the traditional religions of Taoism and Buddhism. Photo courtesy of Ian Johnson   All but destroyed during Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution, religious life — including Christianity — is once again on the rise in China, says the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ‘The Souls of China.’ Tuesday, July 11, … Continue reading “Ian Johnson: The return of religion in China”

Canadians have positive view of role of religion in their communities, sesquicentennial poll finds

By André Forget on June 30, 2017 Canadians are more likely to have a positive than a negative view of the impact faith groups have on their local communities, a new poll suggests. Photo: Modfos/Shutterstock​ While Canadians are quite divided on the role religious and faith communities have played in Canada’s history and development, they tend to view the impact of … Continue reading “Canadians have positive view of role of religion in their communities, sesquicentennial poll finds”