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Norwegian government turns down request for humanist school

Norwegian government turns down request for humanist school

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2012 11:33

Norway's Ministry of Education has declined an application for a private school to be run according to humanist ideology.

Norway makes another step in the long road to separating church and state

Norway makes another step in the long road to separating church and state

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2012 17:07

The Norwegian Parliament is planning to amend the country's constitution on Monday to continue the long, drawn-out effort to separate the church from the state.

Norway continues the long process of disestablishing the Lutheran Church

Norway continues the long process of disestablishing the Lutheran Church

Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:07

Major steps toward the disestablishment of Norway's state church, the (Lutheran) Church of Norway, were passed by the government on March 16 in its weekly session with King Harald V.

An unbridgeable gulf separates Norway and the Holy See on women’s rights at the United Nations

An unbridgeable gulf separates Norway and the Holy See on women’s rights at the United Nations

Posted: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 15:42

Two very contrasting statements about abortion and contraception were made this week at the 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations.