Lambeth Palace gathering aims to strengthen religious liberty in British Commonwealth

Posted Mar 23, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Parliamentarians and religious leaders from around the British Commonwealth will gather at Lambeth Palace next month to discuss ways to strengthen religious liberty. Details of the event were given by Bishop of Rochester James Langstaff during a debate in the House of Lords on March 22. In the debate, one member of the House of Lords highlighted the fact that while 95 percent of people in the Commonwealth profess a religious belief, around 70 percent of the population live with high or very high government restrictions on the right to freedom of religion and belief.

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