Category: Religious Freedom

Apple withdraws Bible and Quran apps in China

Apple has recently removed the Quran Majeed and the Olive Tree Bible apps from its App Store in China, Apple Censorship reported in a tweet.. According to several media, the company is following a request from the Chinese authorities, who claim the apps violate laws that prohibit the use of religious text or materials. “Additional documentation from Chinese authorities”

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Apple takes down Quran app in China

In a statement from the app’s maker, PDMS, the company said: “According to Apple, our app Quran Majeed has been removed from the China App store because it includes content that requires additional documentation from Chinese authorities”.

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When Conscience Is Attacked, the Ground Beneath Us Shakes

Moral and ethical reflection, making normative sense of the world and striving to live accordingly, is an essential part of being human. Public leaders need to better grasp the role that conscience rights play in a free and democratic society. If they do not, freedom of conscience and the kind of society we cherish will eventually disappear.

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Need a kidney? No deal, unless you’re vaccinated

A Colorado hospital has refused transplant surgery to a woman who is unwilling to have the Covid-19 vaccine. Leilani Lutali, 56, is a born-again Christian of no particular denomination, who believes that the vaccines are morally compromised because foetal cell lines were used in developing some vaccines.

Her hospital, UCHealth, informed her that she would be “inactivated” on a kidney transplant waiting list unless she were vaccinated within 30 days. A spokesman, Dan Weaver, explained that other transplant centres in the United States have adopted similar policies or will soon do so.

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