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News Latvia » Religion: Nazi SS veterans hold an annual march in Latvia. Here’s how one woman is fighting back.

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/04/17/news-opinion/nazi-ss-veterans-hold-annual-march-square-latvia-woman-fighting-back
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

But in Latvia, commemorations of the Rumbula massacre held at the woods where the killings occurred “were a mostly Jewish affair,” said Tomsone, who had lived in Israel for 14 years and studied religion there. “I wanted to make something that would ...

News Latvia » Religion: Documentary highlights life of religious sister who died in Ecuador earthquake

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/film-shows-life-of-religious-sister-who-died-in-ecuador-earthquake-47385
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

A new documentary film entitled “All or Nothing” tells the story of Sister Clare Crockett, a religious sister who died in the earthquake ... Nicaragua, Chile, Latvia, Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.

News Latvia » Religion: U.S. Labels China, Russia, Iran and North Korea 'Morally Reprehensible' Over Rights

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-04-20/us-labels-china-russia-iran-and-north-korea-morally-reprehensible-over-rights
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Sullivan speaks to the media during a news conference in Riga, Latvia February 22, 2018 ... that allow and commit violence against members of religious, ethnic, and other minority groups; or that undermine the fundamental dignity of persons are morally ...

News Latvia » Religion: A Belgian relives Haiti earthquake eight years after

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/news/a-belgian-relives-haiti-earthquake-eight-years-after-power-supply-still-limited-in-haiti-but-belgian-not-deterred-journalist-and-atheist-tells-how-she-got-to-appreciate-the-power-of-religion_131059?profile=1373
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

It was during that time that she got a good feel of how religion could move a people and bring them closer ... When you look at Italy or Latvia, there have been earthquakes 15 years ago and they still haven't recovered from them. Everywhere its difficult ...

News Latvia » Religion: Combat Russian information warfare – via the Baltics

News channel or source: http://yellowhammernews.com/combat-russian-information-warfare-via-the-baltics/
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are no longer deferential to ... The Bill of Rights, in which the free practice of religion and note the nation could not pick and choose winners since everyone had the inalienable right for the free practice of religion ...

News Latvia » Religion: Make In India, terrorism top agendas on PM Modi's Sweden visit: Envoy

News channel or source: https://www.newkerala.com/news/fullnews-354182.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Stockholm [Sweden], Apr 16 : The Indian ambassador to Sweden and Latvia, Monika Kapil Mohta, on Monday, said that the Make In India initiative, terrorism and business would be the main focus during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden.

News Latvia » Religion: The Soviet Union's Religious Situation Today

News channel or source: http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/issues/issue-18/soviet-unions-religious-situation-today.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Orthodoxy is the prevalent religion in Russia, Armenia, Byelorussia, Georgia, Moldavia and Ukraine; believers in the Baltic states of Estonia and Latvia are predominantly Lutheran; Lithuania is strongly Catholic; and the Middle Eastern republics of ...

News Latvia » Religion: Latvia country profile

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17522134
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Situated in north-eastern Europe with a coastline along the Baltic Sea, Latvia has borders with Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania. It has linguistic links with Lithuania to the south, and historical and religious ties with Estonia to the north.

News Latvia » Religion: Pew: Here’s How Badly Soviet Atheism Failed in Europe

News channel or source: http://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2017/may/pew-atheism-failed-central-eastern-europe-orthodox-identity.html
Publication date: Wednesday 10 May 2017

“Today, solid majorities of adults across much of the region say they believe in God, and most identify with a religion.” While a minority in the region, Protestants are strongest in Estonia, where 20 percent identity as Lutheran; Latvia, where 19 ...