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Religion is a range of social-cultural systems, including designated behaviors and practices, morals, beliefs, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that generally relate humanity to supernatural, transcendental, and spiritual elements—although there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from the divine, sacredness, faith, and a supernatural being or beings.

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Organizations relating to Religion

Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1969
International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture / Stirling, UK / Est. 1991
South African Council of Churches / Johannesburg, South Africa / Est. 1968
European Society for Philosophy of Religion / Münster, Germany / Est. 1976
Federation of Catholic Bishops' Conferences of Oceania / Waigani, Papua New Guinea / Est. 1992
Nordic Society for Philosophy of Religion / Oslo, Norway / Est. 2007
Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas / New York NY, USA / Est. 1960
Middle East Council of Churches / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1974
Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1964
Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life / Rome, Italy
International Oracle Users Community / Redwood City CA, USA / Est. 1994
Pontifical Council for Social Communications / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1948
Lutheran Communion in Central and Western Africa / Freetown, Sierra Leone / Est. 1993
Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations / Est. 1972
Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments / Vatican City, Vatican
Lutheran Communion in Central and East Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1993
Institute for Ecumenical Research, Strasbourg / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1965
Comisión de Estudios de Historia de la Iglesia en América Latina / San Antonio TX, USA / Est. 1973
Instituto Teológico Pastoral para América Latina / Bogota, Colombia / Est. 1972
International Institute of Catechetics and Pastoral Studies / Namur, Belgium
Association francophone européenne d'études baha'ies / Paris, France / Est. 1983
Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches in Europe
NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief, New York NY / New York NY, USA / Est. 1991
Congregation for the Causes of Saints / Vatican City, Vatican
Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1994
East Asian Pastoral Institute / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1954
Pontifical Commission for Latin America / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1958
International Society for Astrological Research / Gainesville FL, USA / Est. 1969
Melkite Greek Catholic Church / Antelias, Lebanon
Pontificio Istituto di Musica Sacra / Rome, Italy / Est. 1910
Multimedia International / Rome, Italy / Est. 1970
International Institute for the Pastoral Theology of Health Care / Rome, Italy / Est. 1987
Fellowship of Asian Methodist Bishops / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1988
Union of Superiors General / Rome, Italy / Est. 1952
Instituto Latinoamericano de Doctrinas y Estudios Sociales / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1965
Anglican and Eastern Churches Association / London, UK / Est. 1864
Religious Society of Friends / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1652
Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1980
Ecclesiastic Archivistics Association / Rome, Italy / Est. 1956
ECLOF International / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1946
Religious Conference Management Association / Indianapolis IN, USA / Est. 1972
Asian Liturgy Forum / Bangalore, India / Est. 1995
Pontificia Universitas Urbaniana / Rome, Italy / Est. 1627
Communion and Liberation / Rome, Italy / Est. 1954
Interserve / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 1852
Equipe panafricaine de coordination des laïcs / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1971
Universal Great Brotherhood / Caracas, Venezuela / Est. 1948
Free Methodist World Conference / Wilmore KY, USA / Est. 1999
Pius X Secular Institute / Québec QC, Canada / Est. 1939
World Zoroastrian Organization / Feltham, UK / Est. 1980

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World Problems relating to Religion

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Discrimination against women in religion
Misuse of spiritual authority for sexual purposes
Religious torture
Manipulative cults
Voluntary physical suffering
Limited observance of fishing quotas
Underprivileged religious minorities
Religious intolerance
Religious discrimination
Religious intimidation
Accumulation and misuse of religious property
Desecration of religious buildings
Segregation based on religious affiliation
Religious repression
Denial of religious liberty
Animal worship as a barrier to development
Ancestor worship
Religious apathy
Corruption in organized religion
Inaccessible religious records
Forced religious conversion
Religious sacrifice
Violence along internal borders

Action Strategies relating to Religion

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Promoting religion in the context of nationalism
Advancing christian religion
Persecuting religious sects
Circumventing international trading agreements
Establishing spiritual community zone
Conserving religious heritage
Tolerating religious diversity
Refusing medical intervention
Increasing church attendance
Defining form of religious belief
Upholding significance of religious belief
Reducing discrimination against religious unbelievers
Authorizing religion
Converting to religious beliefs
Abstaining from world religion
Causing religious schism
Ensuring government assistance to religious authorities
Adopting religious lifestyle
Achieving universal religion
Embracing religion
Celebrating the mysteries
Uniting religious groups
Proclaiming religious truth
Providing world religion

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