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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

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

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

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

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.