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New Law in Bolivia Aims to Control Churches, Impose Beliefs, Protestant Leaders Say

Friday, August 30th, 2013

An estimated 20,000 people took to the streets in Bolivia to protest a new law that would restrict religious freedom. Despite a president that came into office on the promise of greater religious freedoms “the new measures grant the government regulatory power over the internal affairs of churches to the point of defining what is and is not a church,” leaders have said. This kind of government involvement in the internal matters of religious groups often leads to outright persecution of those religions.

Bolivian cardinal demands freedom of worship

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Details are scant in this story, but the destruction of a church in Bolivia is cause for concern.

Religious Liberty in the Americas (1 of 2)

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

This is the first in a multi-part series evaluating the condition of religious freedom around the world from a Catholic perspective. Though it does not address the conditions of religious freedom for all Christians, it provides valuable insight into a part of the church not often seen.

Church Demolished, Christians Forced Into “Truce” With Animists

Friday, April 23rd, 2004

Church Demolished, Christians Forced Into "Truce" With Animists

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