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News Norway » Religion: Religion Remains Powerful in Balkans, Survey Shows

News channel or source: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/religion-remains-powerful-in-balkans-survey-shows-01-15-2018
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Albania is the only country in the Balkan region with a “Western-style” attitude to religion – only 39 per cent of the ... rising to 19 per cent in Sweden and 21 per cent in Norway. The picture is very mixed in Central Europe, ranging from 86 per ...

News Norway » Religion: “Sh**holes” vs. Norway: Trump’s merit-based immigration scheme based on lies

News channel or source: https://www.salon.com/2018/01/17/shholes-vs-norway-the-problem-with-trumps-merit-based-immigration-scheme/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Nielsen said Trump’s call for people from Norway was not about race but merit ... It is not based on race, it is not based on religion, it is not based on country of origin," said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at a press briefing.

News Norway » Religion: Building Blocks: The Hagfors Center at Augsburg University

News channel or source: http://finance-commerce.com/2018/01/building-blocks-the-hagfors-center-at-augsburg-university/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Those colors, commonly found on buildings in Norway, reflect the university’s Norwegian Lutheran ... by a small suspended triangle chapel where students can practice their religion or pray for better grades. The lobby holds windowsills built of elm ...

News Norway » Religion: Lloyd Russell: Don’t count on a flood of immigration from Norway

News channel or source: http://www.modbee.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article195417474.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Norway’s maternal death rate is 5 per 100,000 ... It says nothing about race or religion. Never miss a local story. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more.

News Norway » Religion: Trump’s Jarring Remarks Shroud Broader Immigration Questions

News channel or source: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/buchanan/trumps-jarring-remarks-shroud-broader-immigration-questions/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

by contrasting Norway as a desirable source of immigrants with Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa, Trump raised a question that is roiling the West. Trump is saying with words, as he has with policies, that in taking in a million people a year, race, religion ...

News Norway » Religion: The 'Underground Railroad' To Save Atheists

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/01/the-underground-railroad-to-save-atheists/550229/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Mark Aveyard, a social psychologist in the United Arab Emirates, believes that some changing attitudes toward religion (at least in the UAE ... after which Secular Rescue helped his family to Norway. With enough funds, the group would hope to help many ...

News Norway » Religion: Lindsey Graham reveals his instant response to Trump's Norway remark

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/lindsey-graham-reveals-his-instant-response-to-trumps-norway-remark/article/2646141
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

"Here’s how I started," he added, "I said, ‘If you’re from Norway, Mr. President, you’re a Norwegian. But if you’re from America what are you? It’s not an ethnic group, it’s not a religion — it’s an ideal. You can’t tell Americans by ...

News Norway » Religion: Sh****le diplomacy: How Trump’s expletive went down in Norway and Haiti

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/us/sh-le-diplomacy-how-trump-s-expletive-went-down-in-norway-and-haiti-1.3352977
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Norway is one of the world’s wealthiest nations ... nativists asked why immigration from western and northern Europe had slowed. Religion was a factor: many of the immigrants then were Catholics and Jews, unlike their Protestant predecessors.

News Norway » Religion: Senior White House Adviser Once Said 'True' Muslims Can't 'Coexist' With 'Other Faiths'

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/frank-wuco-white-house-adviser-muslims-homeland-security_us_5a664e38e4b0dc592a0ba00e?section=us_religion
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

11 attacks. In July 2011, according to audio obtained by CNN’s KFile, Wuco ― like many other anti-Muslim bigots at the time ― speculated that a terror attack in Norway that had left 77 people dead was almost certainly the work of Muslims. A short ...

News Norway » Religion: How an Insatiable Prince Became a Patron Saint

News channel or source: http://www.ozy.com/flashback/how-an-insatiable-prince-became-a-patron-saint/83317
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

While his brothers fought a bitter civil war following their father’s death, Vladimir fled to Norway in 977, where he amassed an ... unify his people through paganism failed, he turned to a religion that was making some headway in the region: Christianity.