Freedom of Conscience & Religion

Religious Education and Human Rights submission

The Iona Institute has made a submission in response to the Irish Human Rights Commission Discussion Paper ‘Religion and Education: A Human Rights Perspective’. The IHRC paper argues that Ireland may be in breach of certain of our human rights obligations in respect of denominational schools. We argue that the paper proceeds from a flawed...

The new moral absolutism

The pursuit of equality as an absolute right threatens other rights, most especially freedom of conscience and freedom of religion.

Freedom of Conscience and Religion-Roger Trigg

Roger Trigg’s speech to the Iona Institute on the threat posed to religious freedom by new equality laws.

Religious freedom in the United Kingdom-Neil Addison

UK Barrister Neil Addison says that religion in the UK is often seen as “a potentially dangerous eccentricity” in a talk given to the Iona Institute.

Religion, politics and the European Union: An address by John Bruton