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News Belize » Religion: LGBT activists claim Pope Francis helped to ensure decriminalization of gay sex acts in Belize

News source: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/lgbt-activists-claim-pope-francis-helped-to-ensure-decriminalization-of-gay-sex-acts-in-belize
Publicated on: Wednesday 10 April 2019

In August 2016, Belize struck down its anti-sodomy law, decriminalizing homosexual acts between two consenting adults. The Catholic Church, with a few other religious organizations, opposed the ruling ...

News Belize » Religion: Religion Notes: End Times described in hieroglyphs discovered by Baylor prof

News source: https://baptistnews.com/article/religion-notes-end-times-described-in-hieroglyphs-discovered-by-baylor-prof/
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

Julie Hoggarth, an assistant professor of anthropology at the Waco, Texas school, was directing excavations into a royal palace complex in Belize when an ancient painted vase, covered in hieroglyphs, ...

News Belize » Religion: Discovery of Painted Hieroglyphic Vase Gives Clues about Breakdown of Ancient Maya Civilization

News source: https://www.baylor.edu/mediacommunications/news.php?action=story&story=208875
Publicated on: onday 15 April 2019

The publication — “A Reading of the Komkom Vase Discovered at Baking Pot, Belize” — notes that the fragments ... “The Spanish had the books gathered and burned because they contained religious ...

News Belize » Religion: Godly Kings: How War, Politics And Propaganda Helped Bring Down The Mayans

News source: https://www.science20.com/news_staff/godly_kings_how_war_politics_and_propaganda_helped_bring_down_the_mayans-237605
Publicated on: uesday 16 April 2019

The shattered vessel was discovered in excavations at the Maya site of Baking Pot in Belize, found amid artifacts associated ... The Spanish burned some books because they contained religious ...

News Belize » Religion: What’s the Plan for the Easter Holidays?

News source: http://edition.channel5belize.com/archives/183954
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

The meaning of Easter differs per person and family. Carla Jones, Belize City Resident “I grew up as a catholic girl, so the entire Easter means a lot to me; I like watch holy movies.” Patricia ...

News Belize » Religion: S Elrington needs PSWG to save him

News source: http://amandala.com.bz/news/elrington-pswg-save/
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

I could envisage leading Belize, if I tried very hard ... there were a whole group of castes, communities, races, religions feuding against each other, which were kept simmering by local rulers and ...

News Belize » Religion: Belize’s thriving Afro-Caribbean community

News source: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20181118-belizes-thriving-afro-caribbean-community
Publicated on: Sunday 18 November 2018

“When the Garifuna suffered spiritual discrimination by the Roman Catholics [which was then Belize’s dominant religion], we incorporated some of their saints into our religion and survived,” Swaso ...

News Belize » Religion: US calls out Caribbean on religious freedom

News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/US_calls_out_Caribbean_on_religious_freedom?profile=1373
Publicated on: Saturday 19 August 2017

The US Department of State said discrimination on the basis of religion is prohibited in Belize, but added that a dispute over church representation in the senate caused a division among evangelical ...

News Belize » Religion: Revealed: Trump-linked US Christian ‘fundamentalists’ pour millions of ‘dark money’ into Europe, boosting the far right

News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/5050/revealed-trump-linked-us-christian-fundamentalists-pour-millions-of-dark-money-into-europe-boosting-the-far-right/?fbclid=IwAR3wYnEA5pva0L7Oi5-X4V8RS4TjbYeM2pKjaazN8jXvF3SNOXGrMXsGwiA
Publicated on: Wednesday 27 March 2019

ADF supported a 2016 law in Belize making gay sex punishable with 10 years in jail ... and even killed because of their religious convictions, it is our general policy not to disclose any recipients ...

News Belize » Religion: The ICJ decision is destroying Belize

News source: https://amandala.com.bz/news/icj-decision-destroying-belize/
Publicated on: Friday 29 March 2019

What this whole ICJ Referendum has caused is severe division amongst our citizens. Today Belize is a divided country – split in two. Not by race or color or religion. No, the citizens of Belize are ...

News Belize » Religion: Other Religions

News source: https://www.pewforum.org/2015/04/02/other-religions/
Publicated on: hursday 02 April 2015

52 Countries where “other religions” populations have fertility rates above replacement level in the 2010-2015 period include Belize (3.0) and Peru (2.4). Fertility for this population is at ...

News Belize » Religion: Belize religious group knocks rainbow flag flying at US Embassy

News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Belize-religious-group-knocks-rainbow-flag-flying-at-US-Embassy_64966
Publicated on: Saturday 25 June 2016

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) – A religious leader has criticised the decision of the United States Embassy here to fly the rainbow flag, which is the recognised symbol of gay pride, here, describing it as a ...