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Religion in Nigeria (7,784 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article

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Dissenter (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A dissenter (from the Latin dissentire, "to disagree") is one who dissents (disagrees) in matters of opinion, belief, etc. In the social and religious
Religion in Palau (641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the dominant religion in Palau, although there is no state religion. Freedom of religion is enshrined in Palau's constitution, and both
Abda and Abdisho (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
persecution, since the king was attempting to establish Mazdaism as the state religion and judged Christians as the natural allies of the Romans. The historian
Jainism in North Karnataka (945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
classes and the mercantile community; effectively getting treated as the state religion. The Kannada poet Adikavi Pampa’s wrote Vikramarjuna Vijaya, also known
Catholic Church in Bolivia (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
predominantly Catholic country. Although the Church was disestablished as the state religion in early 2009, relations between Church and state are guided by a concordat
Angkor (6,236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
massive program of construction coincided with a transition in the state religion from Hinduism to Mahayana Buddhism, since Jayavarman himself had adopted
Abortion in Bhutan (165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exact status of the country's abortion law is uncertain: "Because the state religion of Bhutan is Buddhism, which disapproves of abortion, it is probable
Religion in Tunisia (1,645 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Baháʼí communities. While the Tunisian constitution declares Islam the state religion, it also provides for religious freedom, but the law places restrictions
Islam in Mauritania (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islamic republic. The Constitutional Charter of 1985 declares Islam the state religion and sharia the law of the land. The Umayyads were the first Arab Muslims
Christianity by country (4,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Russia, and the Philippines. Christianity in multiple forms is the state religion of the following 15 nations: Argentina (Catholic Church), Armenia (Armenian
Kano Emirate (967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when Wangarawa brought Islam into Kano and Sarki Ali made Islam as State religion (www.rumburilmi.com.ng). Sarki Muhammadu Rumfa (1463-1499) consolidated
Islam in Oman (550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the state-religion in Oman. The country is 95% Muslim. 45% of the Muslim population of Oman follow Sunni Islam and 45% follow Ibadi Islam. Islam
Religion in Georgia (country) (2,155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In the first half of the 4th century Christianity was adopted as the state religion. This has provided a strong sense of national identity that has helped
Freedom of religion in Cambodia (1,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
government has generally respected this right in practice. Buddhism is the state religion. There was no change in the status of respect for religious freedom
Kingdom of Armenia (antiquity) (5,106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Sassanid empires. In 301, Tiridates III proclaimed Christianity as the state religion of Armenia, making the Armenian kingdom the first state to embrace Christianity
Religion in the Comoros (727 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although the constitution, as revised in 2018, removed the reference to a state religion in the 2009 constitution, stating simply that Sunni Islam is the source
Korean Buddhism (8,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where it was transmitted to Japan. In Korea, it was adopted as the state religion of 3 constituent polities of the Three Kingdoms Period, first by the
Islam in Bahrain (996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the state religion in Bahrain. Due to an influx of immigrants and guest workers from non-Muslim countries, such as India, the Philippines and
Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh (3,827 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
remove Islam as the state religion. Hefazat-e-Islam reportedly had threatened armed resistance if Islam was dropped as the state religion. The court rejected
Stoicism (5,372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marcus Aurelius. It experienced a decline after Christianity became the state religion in the 4th century CE. Since then, it has seen revivals, notably in
Religion in Moldova (1,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although Eastern Orthodoxy has a numerical preponderance, there is no state religion, and state and church are officially separate. The generally amicable
Islam in Costa Rica (354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is one of the smallest minority faiths in Costa Rica, whose state religion is Catholic Christianity. Without an official number by any state entity
Religion in Haiti (2,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Haiti establishes the freedom of religion and does not establish a state religion, although the Catholic Church receives some preferential treatment.
Armenians (9,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kingdom of Armenia became the first state to adopt Christianity as a state religion. The earliest attestations of the exonym Armenia date around the 6th
Christianity in Djibouti (387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constitution of Djibouti includes freedom of religion, although Islam is the state religion. There is a tolerant attitude between religions in general. Proselytizing
Indravarman III (126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Theravada Buddhism and upon his ascension to power he made it the state religion. According to legends he was known for his special weapon, a bat made
Lateran Treaty (2,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
significantly revised in 1984, ending the status of Catholicism as the sole state religion. The Lateran Pacts are often presented as three treaties: a 27-article
Islam in Qatar (1,302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Qatar is a Muslim-majority country with Islam as the state religion. Salafi version of Islam is the state sponsored brand of Sunni Islam in the country
Baptist Union of Denmark (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity in Denmark, which is predominantly Evangelical Lutheran (the state religion). "Julius Köbner (1)". Evangelical Times. 2016-10-01. Retrieved 2021-07-04
Christianity in the Gambia (473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population (1,705,000 – 2009 est.) The government has not established a state religion, but the predominant religion is Islam, practised by approximately 90%
Religion in Belgium (2,532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Belgium is diversified, with Christianity, in particular, the Catholic Church, representing the largest community, though it has experienced
College of Pontiffs (1,302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient Roman state whose members were the highest-ranking priests of the state religion. The college consisted of the pontifex maximus and the other pontifices
Islam in Sudan (770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the state, ending 30 years of Islamic rule and Islam as the official state religion in the North African nation. This new legislation also ended the former
Christian Church (6,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Empire officially adopted the Nicene version of Christianity as its state religion. Prior to this date, Constantius II (337-361) and Valens (364-378) had
Islam in Algeria (1,906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the majority and state religion in Algeria. The vast majority of citizens are Sunni Muslims belonging to Maliki school of jurisprudence, with
Christianity in Mauritius (1,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mainly Christian. Mauritius got independence in 1968 and there was no state religion in Mauritius defined in the constitution. The religious organizations
Cambodia–India relations (752 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
India's greatest geopolitical rival, Theravāda Buddhism is the country's state religion, practiced by around 95% of the population, and its intrinsic Indian
Objectives Resolution (1,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
religions: no smiling face for one and askance look to the other. The state religion is a dangerous principle. Previous instances are sufficient to warn
Religion in Ethiopia (2,930 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
countries in the world, having officially adopted Christianity as the state religion in the 4th century. Ethiopia was the only region of Africa to survive
Safavid dynasty (3,073 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mark down to the present era by establishing Twelver Shīʿīsm as the state religion of Iran, as well as spreading Shīʿa Islam in major parts of the Middle
Satyapal Dang (890 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Terrorism In Punjab, a book detailing his views on the Punjab crisis and State Religion and Politics, an analytical report on religion and politics with reference
Ram Khamhaeng (1,351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thai alphabet and the firm establishment of Theravada Buddhism as the state religion of the kingdom.: 197 : 25  Ram Khamhaeng was a son of Pho Khun Bang
Three Kingdoms of Korea (4,334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Korea in 3rd century AD from India via Tibet and China, became the state religion of all 3 constituents of the Three Kingdoms, starting with Gaya in 372
Musahiban (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Historical Perspective". In Banuazizi, Ali; Weiner, Myron (eds.). State, Religion and Ethnic Politics: Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan. Syracuse University
Seong of Baekje (1,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
son of Muryeong of Baekje and is best known for making Buddhism the state religion, moving the national capital to Sabi (present-day Buyeo County), and
Church of Norway (4,460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
legally termed "dissenters" (i.e. from the government-sanctioned Lutheran state religion). Church employees were civil servants from the Reformation until 2017
Christianity in Denmark (1,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Denmark and the Reformed Synod of Denmark. Denmark has Lutheranism as the state religion, as such its culture is heavily influenced by Christianity. According
Sultanate of Tidore (2,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
11th century is considered debatable. Islam was only made the official state religion in the late 15th century through the ninth King of Tidore, Sultan Jamaluddin
Culture of Bahrain (1,550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cosmopolitanism, Bahraini citizens are very ethnically diverse. Though the state religion is Islam, the country is tolerant towards other religions: Catholic
Maldives–Pakistan relations (587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between Pakistan and the Maldives. Both countries have Islam as the state religion and are members of both the Commonwealth of Nations and the Organization
Pale of Settlement (2,738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
edicts creating the Pale is clear (conversion to Russian Orthodoxy, the state religion, released individuals from the strictures), historians argue that the
Pale of Settlement (2,738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
edicts creating the Pale is clear (conversion to Russian Orthodoxy, the state religion, released individuals from the strictures), historians argue that the
Suicide in Bhutan (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
policy. As the Kingdom of Bhutan adheres to Tibetan Buddhism for its state religion, the mere discussion of suicide and the means of tackling it have been
Sharif ul-Hāshim of Sulu (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islamic political institutions and the consolidation of Islam as the state religion. Very little is known about Sharif ul-Hashim's early life. Born in Johore
Gharib Nawaz (Manipur) (1,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ruling from c. 1709 until his death. He introduced Hinduism as the state religion of his kingdom (1717) and changed the name of the kingdom to the Sanskrit
Rex Sacrorum (1,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although in the historical era, the pontifex maximus was the head of Roman state religion, Festus says that in the ranking of the highest Roman priests (ordo
Beopheung of Silla (448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the tonsure. He constantly implored the king to adopt Buddhism as the state religion, and in fact King Beopheung himself had become fond of Buddha's teachings
Religion in Papua New Guinea (3,389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constitutional right to freedom of speech, thought, and belief. There is no state religion, although the government openly partners with several Christian groups
Ulama (9,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dynasty. Shah Ismail I proclaimed the Twelver Shi'a as the new Persian state religion. To propagate the Safavid faith, he invited ulama from Qom, Jabal 'Āmil
Count's Feud (1,390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a staunch Protestant who had already implemented Lutheranism as the state religion in Schleswig and Holstein in 1528. After Frederick I's death in 1533
John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Palatine of Zweibrücken and his wife Anna of Hesse. In 1588 he changed the state religion from Lutheranism to Calvinism. He died in Germersheim in 1604 and was
Kingdom of Aksum (6,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
through this that the Kingdom of Aksum adopted Christianity as the state religion in the mid-4th century, under Ezana of Axum. Following their Christianization
Buddhism in Iran (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rule in the vast territory they ruled, as they made Zoroastrianism the state religion in 224 AD, and thereafter burned many Buddhist sites in the regions
Christianity in Eritrea (1,437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
country in the world having officially adopted Christianity as the state religion in the 4th century and Christianity is the oldest world religion practiced
Christianity in Oman (1,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operated by the Petroleum Development Oman. Islam is the official state religion, but Article 28 of the Omani constitution protects freedom of religious
South Asia (14,958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
century. It was reconquered by the armies of the Mughal Empire. The state religion of the Bengal Sultanate was Islam, and the region under its rule, a
K. N. Panikkar (400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Nationalist" history in India. His books include Against Lord and State: Religion and Peasant Uprisings in Malabar; Culture and Consciousness in Modern
Silla (6,989 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Silla (514–540), Silla was a full-fledged kingdom, with Buddhism as state religion, and its own Korean era name. Silla absorbed the Gaya confederacy during
Silla (6,989 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Silla (514–540), Silla was a full-fledged kingdom, with Buddhism as state religion, and its own Korean era name. Silla absorbed the Gaya confederacy during
1648 in Sweden (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Years' War. Rulers of the Imperial States have powers to decide their state religion, Protestant, Catholic or Calvinist, with the minorities of each of those
1978 Comorian constitutional referendum (95 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
strong executive powers for the president. It also restored Islam as the state religion, while acknowledging the rights of those who did not observe the Muslim
Christianity in Asia (6,067 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nicaea in Asia Minor (325). The first nations to adopt Christianity as a state religion were Armenia in 301 and Georgia in 327. By the 4th century, Christianity
Northern Celestial Masters (1,908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wei government embraced his form of Daoism and established it as the state religion, thereby creating a new Taoist theocracy that lasted until 450 CE. The
Irreligion in Norway (1,189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Norway is a comparatively secular nation which no longer has a state religion, though 68.7% of the 5.4 million population belong to the Church of Norway
History of early Christianity (10,616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that Armenia became the first country to adopt Christianity as its state religion. Although it has long been claimed that Armenia was the first Christian
Hayhurum (559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman or, as it is now called in the West, Byzantine, denoting the state religion of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire, which was Greek Orthodoxy.
St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Newport, Isle of Wight (115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
anything else that made a building look like a church building of the state religion, the Church of England. This means the building looks quite plain from
Reformation in Ireland (2,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his policy of surrender and regrant, including the adoption of his state religion. Nevertheless, Henry was determined to carry through a policy of dissolution
Politics of Bhutan (1,546 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dratshang Lhentshog (Monastic Affairs Commission) of the Drukpa Kagyu state religion. The secular and religious branches of government are unified in the
Buddhism in Brunei (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism is the third largest religion in Brunei, after the majority state religion of Islam, and the slightly larger minority religion Christianity. Estimates
Freedom of religion in Jordan (3,579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
observed in the kingdom, unless they violate public order or morality. The state religion is Islam. The Government prohibits conversion from Islam and proselytization
Constitution of the Comoros (826 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
strong executive powers for the president. It also restored Islam as the state religion, while acknowledging the rights of those who did not observe the Muslim
Religion in Sudan (3,797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the state, ending 30 years of Islamic rule and Islam as the official state religion in the North African nation. It also scrapped the apostasy law and public
History of Christian flags (2,993 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mount Athos. p. 19. ISBN 9781440117534. Temperman, Jeroen (2010). State-Religion Relationships and Human Rights Law: Towards a Right to Religiously Neutral
Arian controversy (5,059 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
then reigning three co-Emperors, which made Nicene Christology the state religion of the Roman Empire, and through strict enforcement of that edict. However
Religious affiliation in the United States Senate (3,264 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Senator Party State Religion Notes John Barrasso Republican Wyoming Presbyterian Denomination: PCUSA; former Catholic. Marsha Blackburn Republican Tennessee
Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric (3,370 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric has been refused registration by the State Religion Commission of North Macedonia on the grounds that one group may be registered
Himyarite Kingdom (4,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Abikarib Asʿad (c. 384 to 433 CE), Judaism was adopted as the de facto state religion. The religion may have been adopted to some extent as much as two centuries
Outline of Bhutan (1,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the north, with some peaks exceeding 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). The state religion is Vajrayana Buddhism, and the population is predominantly Buddhist
Chitta Ranjan Dutta (935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
principles by Islamic principles. On 9 June 1988, Islam was declared as the state religion of Bangladesh. Major General (Retd.) Chitta Ranjan Dutta along with
Outline of Bhutan (1,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the north, with some peaks exceeding 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). The state religion is Vajrayana Buddhism, and the population is predominantly Buddhist
Burial at sea (3,992 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft or a religious representative (of the deceased's religion or the state religion) performs the ceremony. The ceremony may include burial in a casket
Tüsheet Khan (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his meeting with the Dalai Lama, Abtai declared Tibetan Buddhism the state religion of his khanate. Zanabazar, the first Jebtsundamba Khutuktu (Tibetan
Bankura district (4,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for the later Middle Ages. Vaishnavism, which gained the status of state religion in the Malla Kingdom in the seventeenth century, shaped the culture
2016 in Slovakia (178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tightens law to bar Islam from becoming state religion". 5 December 2016. "Slovakia bars Islam from becoming state religion". Independent.co.uk. December 2016
Árpád dynasty (4,761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stephen) were members of the dynasty. Christianity was adopted as the state religion for the Kingdom of Hungary by the dynasty, and the Árpád's kings used
Christian-Democratic Movement (Georgia) (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Among its policies is a commitment to making Orthodox Christianity the state religion of Georgia. At the May 21, 2008 Georgian legislative election, the party
Drukpa Kagyu (3,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
surrounding areas. In Bhutan the Drukpa lineage is the dominant school and state religion. The Drukpa lineage was founded in the Tsang region of Tibet by Tsangpa
Dissenter Acts (Sweden) (557 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
required to financially support the then established Church of Sweden: The state religion is the Evangelical Lutheran doctrine, in the sense that the churches
Emperor Xuanwu of Northern Wei (2,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During his reign, Buddhism effectively[clarification needed] became the state religion. Tuoba Ke was born in 483, as the second son of Emperor Xiaowen. His
Catholic Church and Judaism (4,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
branching out under Paul the Apostle. In 380, Christianity became the state religion of the Roman Empire, and a power on its own after the Fall of Rome.
Zoroaster (8,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Darius the Great. Zoroastrianism eventually became the official state religion of ancient Iran—particularly during the era of the Achaemenid Empire—and
Sudan (16,829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
d'état on 11 April 2019 and Bashir's imprisonment. Islam was Sudan's state religion and Islamic laws were applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country
Brazilian Constitution of 1824 (3,492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
innovations were freedom of religious worship (although the official State religion remained Catholic), freedom of the press and opinion, and the institution
Spolia opima (659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the battlefield. The ceremony of the spolia opima was a ritual of state religion that was supposed to emulate the archaic ceremonies carried out by the
Tonga (8,767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wallisian (Uvean), Niuean, and Hawai'ian. Tonga does not have an official state religion. The Constitution of Tonga (Revised 1998) provides for freedom of religion
Edict of Versailles (482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Under the Edict of Versailles, Roman Catholicism continued as the state religion of the Kingdom of France, but relief was offered to non-Catholic worshippers:
Ethiopia (30,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Portuguese Jesuits attempted to develop Roman Catholicism as the state religion. After several failures, they sent several missionaries in 1603, including
Caucasian neopaganism (914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
станет государственной религией - Paganism in Abkhazia will be the state religion. Newsland, 12-08-2012. Retrieved 24-09-2012. "Arena: Atlas of Religions
Ascholius (103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until his death, at the time of the adoption of Christianity as the state religion of the Roman Empire. He baptized Emperor Theodosius I. Ascholius was
Christianity in Algeria (2,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disappear. Currently, North Africa is primarily Muslim: Islam is the state religion of Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. While the practice and expression
Caucasian neopaganism (914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
станет государственной религией - Paganism in Abkhazia will be the state religion. Newsland, 12-08-2012. Retrieved 24-09-2012. "Arena: Atlas of Religions
Buddhism in Thailand (15,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for Buddhism to be recognized in the new national constitution as the state religion. This suggestion was initially rejected by the committee charged with
Jupiter (mythology) (19,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial eras, until Christianity became
Kaba Aye Pagoda (1,580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
August 29, 1961, the Parliament announced that Buddhism was the official state religion, mainly due to U Nu's efforts. Cow slaughtering was officially banned
Religion in Portugal (5,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, though in the past, the Catholic Church in Portugal was the state religion. According to the 2021 Census, 80.2% of the population of Portugal is
Comoros (9,403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Moroni. The religion of the majority of the population, and the official state religion, is Sunni Islam. As a member of the Arab League, it is the only country
Culture of Iceland (1,896 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 16th century, the Danish crown formally declared Lutheranism the state religion under the Icelandic Reformation. This increasing Christianization culminated
1929 in Italy (197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christian Science Monitor. 11 September 1984. "Pact ends Catholicism as state religion". "È morto Paolo Ferrari: grande attore di teatro, cinema e televisione"
Pope Pius IX (9,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
teaching in favor of the establishment of the Catholic faith as the state religion where possible. His appeal for financial support resulted in the successful
Religion in the Federated States of Micronesia (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2007. The constitution of Micronesia states that laws establishing a state religion or impeding the freedom of religion may not be passed. There are no
Abtai Sain Khan (535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
return, he banned shamanism and declared Tibetan Buddhism to be the state religion of Khalkha Mongols. Abtai died a year later in 1588. His remains were
Diocese of Bjørgvin (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The bishop since 2008 has been Halvor Nordhaug. Prior to 1536, the state religion of Norway was Roman Catholicism, but the government of the Kingdom of
Catholic Church in France (2,711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The emperor Theodosius I (r. 379-95) makes Christianity the official state religion of the Roman Empire in 380. In 496 Remigius baptized Clovis I, who was
Castigation (186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
later politicized evolution), who castigated in the name of the pagan state religion but with the authority of the 'pious' state. In Christian times, this
Uniformity (157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the area being watered Religious uniformity, the promotion of one state religion, denomination, or philosophy to the exclusion of all other religious
Georgia in the Roman era (1,800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preached by the Apostles Simon and Andrew in the 1st century, became the state religion of Caucasian Iberia in 327, making Georgia one of the earliest Christian
Al-Adid (3,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the army were purged, and Isma'ilism was gradually abolished as the state religion in favour of Sunni Islam, culminating in the official proclamation of
Castilian War (1,940 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Europe and many parts of the world, when a single state religion was followed. In Spain, the state religion was Roman Catholicism, obliging followers of other
Christianity in the 10th century (1,491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stephen I (997–1038). Stephen promulgated Roman Catholicism as the state religion, and his successors were traditionally known as the Apostolic Kings
Late antiquity (7,589 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
4th century, Emperor Theodosius the Great had made Christianity the State religion, thereby transforming the Classical Roman world, which Peter Brown characterized
Vayk (1,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity as the state religion of Armenia in 301, making the Armenian kingdom the first nation to embrace Christianity as an official state religion. Here is
Constitution of Egypt (611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between the sexes and an absolute freedom of belief, but Islam is the state religion. The military retains the ability to appoint the national Minister of
U Nu (3,640 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament passed the State Religion Promotion Act of 1961, initiated by U Nu himself. This act made Buddhism the official state religion of the country, one
Emirate of Dubai (1,016 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
UTC+4 ISO 3166 code AE-DU Nominal GDP 2015 estimate Total US$105 billion Per capita US$44,000 Religion Islam (the official state religion of the UAE)
Rearguard (1,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by Roman emperor Julian around 362 A.D. to restore Paganism as the state religion instead of Christianity. Sportswriters employ the idiom as well. Quick
Principality of Serbia (early medieval) (6,279 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Christianization of the Serbs, completed by the establishment of Christianity as state-religion in the second half of the 9th century, and followed by the founding
Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (12,734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that since Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh have Islam as their state religion, it is therefore "unlikely" that Muslims would "face religious persecution"
Deo optimo maximo (266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman Empire adopted monotheism in the form of Christianity as the state religion, the phrase was used in reference to the Christian God. Its use continued
Religion in Artsakh (321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Safavid Dynasty, Ismail I (r. 1486–1524) established Shia Islam as the state religion. The Safavid Dynasty would have a strict policy of enforcing Shia Islam
Religion in Kuwait (631 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kuwait are Muslim, Hindu, Christian or Buddhist. Kuwait's official state religion is Maliki Sunni Islam. There is no official national census disclosing
Order of the Direkgunabhorn (965 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conferment. Outstanding service to the state, religion, and the people. Act of bravery for the state, religion, and the people. The first decoration to
President of Syria (773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constitution from demonstrators was that Islam was not specified as the state religion. In response to riots, the Syrian Constitution of 1973 was amended to
Abkhaz neopaganism (800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
станет государственной религией [Paganism in Abkhazia will not be a state religion], RU: Newsland, 12 August 2012, retrieved 24 September 2012. Religion
Buddhist temple (1,204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
co-existed with Shinto, but in the 8th century Buddhism became the state religion and Buddhist temples were built. High concentration of important Japanese
Lee v. Weisman (2,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion or its exercise, or otherwise act in a way which "establishes a [state] religion or religious faith, or tends to do so." As we have observed before
Islam in Guinea (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tenth ruler of the empire, Musa I (c. 1280 – c. 1337), made it the state religion. Fouta Djallon, a highland region of Guinea, has been a stronghold of
Visa policy of Bhutan (633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Heir Apparent Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck Wangchuck dynasty State religion Dratshang Lhentshog (state religious commission) Chairman: The Je Khenpo
Manichaean script (790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
well-established in Central Asia and along the Silk Road. It became an official state religion among the Uyghurs for five centuries (from the 8th through the 12th
Malaysians (1,137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constitution guarantees freedom of religion while making Islam the state religion. According to the Population and Housing Census 2010 figures, ethnicity
Merbok (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient Hikayat Merong Mahawangsa, the declaration of Islam being the state religion of the Kedah Kingdom was done in Merbok estuary port, which situated
Three Persian religions (1,824 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
folk belief. Zoroastrianism, which originated in Persia, and was the state religion of the Achaemenid Empire and the Sassanid Empire. Chen Yuan, in his
Theodosius I (11,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recognized the Catholic orthodoxy of Nicene Christians as the Roman Empire's state religion. Theodosius was the last emperor to rule the entire Roman Empire before
Constitution of Mauritania (2,460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constitution was adopted on 12 July 1991. Under the Constitution, Islam is the state religion, and the President must be a Muslim. The constitution also provides
Steve Levicoff (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
directed the Institute on Religion and Law, which gave counseling on state-religion issues to organizations and government bodies. Culturally Jewish American
Safavid Iran (24,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mark down to the present era by establishing Twelver Shīʿīsm as the state religion of Iran, as well as spreading Shīʿa Islam in major parts of the Middle
Christianity in France (1,490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 496 by Remigius, bishop of Reims. Roman Catholicism was made the state religion of France. This made the Franks the only Germanic people who directly
Khmer Empire (7,901 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
provided rice surpluses that could support a large population. The state religion was Hinduism but influenced by the cult of Devaraja, elevating the Khmer
Bögü Qaghan (893 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
took them to Ordu-Baliq and converted to Manichaeism and declared it a state religion in 763. Using his influence, he posed as the protector of the Manicheans
Đại Việt (12,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
emerged in the 960s as a hereditary monarchy with Mahayana Buddhism as state religion, and lasted for 6 centuries. From the 16th century, Đại Việt gradually
Ancient Armenia (1,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity as the state religion of Armenia, making Armenia the first state to embrace Christianity as the official state religion. Until this time, Armenians
Ilkhanate (4,418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Shamanism, Buddhism, and Christianity, and ultimately adopting Islam as a state religion in 1295. However, despite this conversion, the Ilkhans remained opposed
Mary Beard (classicist) (5,079 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
degree: she completed it in 1982 with a doctoral thesis titled The State Religion in the Late Roman Republic: A Study Based on the Works of Cicero. Between
Miracle (5,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that King Beopheung of Silla had desired to promulgate Buddhism as the state religion. However, officials in his court opposed him. In the fourteenth year
Hinduism in Malaysia (4,854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the British colonial empire in 1957, thereafter declared its official state religion as Islam, and adopted a constitution that is mixed. On one hand, it
Cave Sanctuaries of the Acropolis of Athens (2,016 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
antiquity. Traditionally a sharp distinction has been drawn between the state religion practised on the summit of the Acropolis and the cult practice of the
Religion in Botswana (703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the government, but forced conversion is against the law. There is no state religion in Botswana. Botswana recognizes only Christian holidays as public holidays
Californios (11,441 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
citizens, learning Spanish and often converting to Catholicism, the state religion. They are often also considered Californios, for their adherence to
List of prime ministers of Bhutan (238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Heir Apparent Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck Wangchuck dynasty State religion Dratshang Lhentshog (state religious commission) Chairman: The Je Khenpo
Ethiopian Catholic Church (1,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
primarily by Father Pedro Páez. In 1622, Susenyos made Catholicism the state religion. The next year, Pope Gregory XV named Afonso Mendes, a Portuguese Jesuit
1988 Bangladeshi general election (830 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
controversial eighth amendment to the Constitution, which made Islam the state religion of Bangladesh, in contravention of the original secular nature of the
Islam in Azerbaijan (2,559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Safavid Dynasty, Ismail I (r. 1486-1524), established Shi'a Islam as the state religion, although a portion of people remained Sunni. The population of what
Donduk Kuular (351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stalin's growing irritation. In 1926 he established Buddhism as the state religion of Tannu Tuva, which in November was renamed the Tuvan People's Republic
Habsburg Netherlands (1,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
West Frisian, Walloon, Luxembourgish, French Religion Roman Catholic (state religion) Protestant Government Monarchy Historical era Early modern period • Inherited
Georgia (country) (20,725 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in Georgia. In 337 AD King Mirian III declared Christianity as the state religion, giving a great stimulus to the development of literature, arts, and
Rotunda (architecture) (1,474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
built as a temple to the seven deities of the seven planets in the state religion of Ancient Rome; now used as a basilica informally named Santa Maria