Italian Cardinal Urges End to Blasphemy Laws

May 22, 2013

From EWTN News:

Cardinal Angelo Scola of Milan has spoken out against blasphemy laws, saying that religious freedom is “a true litmus test” of a civilized society.

“In those countries still dominated by state religion ... protecting religious freedom means above all encouraging religious pluralism and opening to all forms of religious expression, for example eliminating laws that criminally punish blasphemy,” the cardinal said May 8.

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