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Young Liberals want to drop religious holidays

Right in the middle of Norway's Ascension Day holiday weekend came calls from the Liberal Party's youth group to do away with all of...

Norway condemns attacks in France

The Norwegian government has joined others around the world in strongly condemning recent attacks by Islamic extremists in France. Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide...

Rich shipowner defies Darwin

A wealthy 81-year-old shipowner from Kristiansand is donating NOK 15 million (USD 1.6 million) to a foundation that challenges Darwin's theory of evolution. Einar...

First archbishop ready to retire

Helga Haugland Byfuglien officially took over after King Harald V as head of the newly independent Norwegian Church when church and state were separated...

No options for her royal confirmation

The daughter of Crown Prince Haakon was set to undergo Norwegian teenagers' rite of passage this weekend, known as konfirmasjon. While record few now...

Catholics must pay for fraud

Norway's Supreme Court has refused to hear another appeal from the Catholic Church in Oslo, which was accused of fraudulently inflating membership numbers in...

Schools urged to offer Christmas services

Norway's education ministry is urging all schools around the country to offer religious services to their students before the Christmas holidays, or an alternative...

‘No discrimination’ of Muslim teacher

Norway's state anti-discrimination board has ruled that an Oslo school did not discriminate against a Muslim man when it refused to renew his substitute...

Norway’s first Hindu temple rises in Oslo

It's been eight years since the City of Oslo agreed to sell two lots to religious organizations, one for a mosque at Mortensrud and...

Muslim teacher claims discrimination

A Muslim man who lost his job as a substitute teacher at an Oslo elementary school has filed a discrimination complaint with state authorities....

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