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News Estonia » Religion: Mapped: The world's most (and least) religious countries

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/maps-and-graphics/most-religious-countries-in-the-world/
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

The least religious countries, on the other hand, include Japan, Estonia, Sweden, Norway and the Czech Republic, but China surpasses them all, with only seven per cent.

News Estonia » Religion: Spirituality in Estonia - the world's 'least religious' country

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14635021
Publication date: hursday 25 August 2011

These are external links and will open in a new window When Estonians were recently asked whether religion played an important part in their life, only 20% said yes. It suggests the Baltic country is, statistically, the least religious country in the world.

News Estonia » Religion: Sailing the world as a chaplain on a cruise ship

News channel or source: http://religionnews.com/2018/01/10/sailing-the-world-as-a-chaplain-on-a-cruise-ship/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

He is just there to facilitate, not to lead; he also helps Jewish passengers balance their own religious diversity ... And he loved the Baltics and northern Europe, especially Estonia. The longest cruise he’s been on was 35 days, and he’s game ...

News Estonia » Religion: New Slaughtering Rules Pit Dutch Religious Freedoms Against Animal Rights

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/31/world/europe/netherlands-kosher-halal-animal-rights.html
Publication date: hursday 04 January 2018

It has come to illustrate a broader debate across Europe that has pitted advocates of religious freedom and minority rights against a growing movement for animal rights. Many other European countries — including Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Germany ...

News Estonia » Religion: Expansion Of Russia’s Private Militaries Could Free Kremlin’s Hand For More Interventions Abroad – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/22012018-expansion-of-russias-private-militaries-could-free-kremlins-hand-for-more-interventions-abroad-oped/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Paul Goble is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia ... and a senior research associate at the EuroCollege of the University of Tartu in Estonia. He has served in various capacities in the U.S. State Department, the Central ...

News Estonia » Religion: State Bank for behavioural tools to encourage tax paying

News channel or source: https://www.brecorder.com/2018/01/23/394614/state-bank-for-behavioural-tools-to-encourage-tax-paying/
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

This kind of public message that shifts the understanding of tax as a ‘burden’ to ‘contribution towards public good’ has also been successfully implemented by Estonia ... subjects with concept of God and religion has led to positive change in ...

News Estonia » Religion: Plans to desecrate image of Virgin Mary in Estonian museum prompt protest

News channel or source: http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2016/10/14/plans-to-desecrate-image-of-virgin-mary-in-estonian-museum-prompt-protest/
Publication date: hursday 13 October 2016

Archbishop Viilma of the Evangelical Lutheran Church said that the exhibit ridicules religion An image of the Virgin Mary in a museum in Estonia, designed to be desecrated to commemorate the Protestant Reformation, has provoked protests from religious and ...

News Estonia » Religion: Religious believers more depressed than atheists: study

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/newsblogs/yourcommunity/2013/09/religious-believers-more-depressed-than-atheists-study.html
Publication date: Friday 20 September 2013

Along with the U.K., residents of Spain, Estonia, Portugal, Chile and the Netherlands were involved in the study, which is called "Spiritual and religious beliefs as risk factors for the onset of major depression: an international cohort study."

News Estonia » Religion: Pew: Here’s How Badly Soviet Atheism Failed in Europe

News channel or source: http://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2017/may/pew-atheism-failed-central-eastern-europe-orthodox-identity.html
Publication date: Wednesday 10 May 2017

“Today, solid majorities of adults across much of the region say they believe in God, and most identify with a religion.” While a minority in the region, Protestants are strongest in Estonia, where 20 percent identity as Lutheran; Latvia, where 19 ...

News Estonia » Religion: Spirituality in Estonia - the world's 'least religious' country

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-14635021
Publication date: hursday 25 August 2011

When Estonians were recently asked whether religion played an important part in their life, only 20% said yes. It suggests the Baltic country is, statistically, the least religious country in the world. The windy streets of Tallinn offer a misleading ...