US religious freedom chair demands Finland to stop Christian prosecution


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(Worthy News) – The ’ commission in defense of religious freedoms has condemned Finnish efforts to prosecute Christians for intolerant speech against .

United States Commission on International (USCIRF) Chairwoman Nadine Maenza gave a statement Thursday in support of Former Minister of the Interior Dr. Päivi Räsänen, and Juhana Pohjola, a bishop of the Finnish Lutheran . Räsänen was charged with three counts of criminal behavior after talking about her religious views regarding sex and marriage on a radio talk show.

“Religious freedom and freedom of expression protect the right to peacefully express one’s beliefs in public, even if others might disagree with those beliefs. #Finland should not be prosecuting Päivi Räsänen and Juhana Pujola,” Maenza wrote. [ Source: Fox News (Read More…) ]

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