Security forces deployed as Muslim residents, including ultraconservative
Salafis, moved in with bulldozers to try to bring down the construction.
Fraser admits, "Peru's bishops are not united on environmental issues." This is obvious when we see that the churchmen she names who are defending the people and the environment are religious order men whose dioceses do not represent the most powerful and prestigious dioceses, which are dominated by members of the ultraconservative
Opus Dei prelature.
Education reform is one of the most controversial issues the government has to tackle, pitting reformers against the ultraconservative
religious establishment, and is viewed as key to ensuring young Saudis develop the skills to enter the job market and are not lured into radical circles.
In fact, the measure, introduced on February 9 by a group of ultraconservative
Republican legislators, may be dead on arrival.
religious leaders have "found no evidence" to support the ultraconservative
Population Research Institute's charge that the United Nations Population Fund was assisting the Chinese government in its policies of coerced abortions and sterilizations--an allegation used by President George W.
Pryor had enjoyed strong backing from the Religious Right, which normally applauds his ultraconservative
stands and broadsides against church-state separation.
--Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland, O.S.B., on why Paul Likoudis, editor of the ultraconservative
Catholic newspaper The Wanderer, is not welcome in his diocese as a speaker (National Catholic Reporter, 10/9/98)
group had also offered 'conditional dialogue' to the previous ruling coalition in February only to withdraw it after they did not receive a 'positive' response, reports The Express Tribune.
Rights groups have criticized Saudi Arabia for its limited freedoms and its ultraconservative
About 40 Saudi women got behind the wheel Friday, saying they were beginning a campaign to lift the restrictions in the ultraconservative
TOM EUTENEUER, former head of the ultraconservative
antichoice organization Human Life International, issued a statement in January accepting responsibility for "violations of chastity [that] were limited to one person only, an adult woman" and "did not involve the sexual act."
Many priests and laity in southwestern Florida are less than thrilled at having in their midst such an ultraconservative
institution with an acknowledged presence of Opus Dei, which is known for its manipulative recruitment practices on university campuses.