News Sweden » Religion: File-Sharing Recognized as Official Religion in Sweden
Since 2010 a group of self-confessed pirates have tried to get their beliefs recognized as an official religion in Sweden. After their request was ... but at least to their close ones,” Isak tells TorrentFreak. “There’s still a legal stigma around ...
News Sweden » Religion: Iceland Finally Getting Chabad House and Resident Rabbi
He will be accompanied by Mushky, his wife, originally from Sweden, and their two daughters. If all goes according to plan, the four will be settled in Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland. The northernmost country in Europe has 250 resident Jews.
News Sweden » Religion: Bizarre ‘Spider Stones’ Found at Site of Neolithic Sun-Worshipers on Baltic Island Bornholm
Strangely marked stones and other artifacts unearthed on the island of Bornholm in Denmark have raised new mysteries about a Neolithic sun-worshipping religion centered there ... between the southern tip of Sweden and the coast of Poland.
News Sweden » Religion: Sweden V Religion - Freedom of worship on trial
This story goes back to January 2012, when government officials first knocked on the door of the Namdar family’s home in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Namdars are Chabad shluchim (emissaries), living and working in Sweden since 1991. The reason for the visit ...
News Sweden » Religion: Why North Korea Shouldn't Have Even Been Allowed To Participate In The Olympics
Even though the combined North-South women’s hockey team lost badly to Sweden, news reports focused on the novelty ... freedom of movement, and freedom of religion. For example, North Korea is known as the world’s worst persecutor of Christians.
News Sweden » Religion: On this day in history: Thomas Jefferson is elected president of the United States
He was deeply interested in science, religion, culture, invention ... For example, the First Barbary war broke out in 1801, when both Sweden and the U.S. allied against North African “Barbary States,” meaning Tripoli, Tunis, Algiers and the Sultanate ...
News Sweden » Religion: In Sweden, Twitter Is Democratic, and File Sharing Is a Religion
This week, Sweden is a lesbian truck driver named Hanna. Or at least that’s who is running @Sweden, a Twitter account managed by the Swedish government. In an experiment conjured up by the country’s tourism bureau, the government-run account has been ...
News Sweden » Religion: Sweden Ends Designation of Lutheranism as Official Religion
BERLIN — Reflecting the ethnic diversity and secular focus of modern Sweden, the Stockholm government is severing its official relationship with the Church of Sweden today after nearly 500 years as the guardian and guarantor of the Lutheran faith.
News Sweden » Religion: Sweden Recognizes File-Sharing as a Religion
to be sacred symbols of their religion. (We're not making this stuff up.) According to a press release on the Church's website, Kopimism has been striving to achieve legal recognition in Sweden for more than a year. The church's board chairman, Gustav Nipe ...
News Sweden » Religion: Wearing cross 'un-Christian,' says Church of Sweden official
“If Christianity in Sweden begins to embrace a doctrine that has nothing to do with the universal world religion of Christianity, Sweden has then invented a new religion,” Pour reasoned. “ISIS Exposed: Beheadings, Slavery, and the Hellish Reality of ...