religion : Common Errors in English

About religion

Protestants often refer to “the Catholic religion.” Catholicism is a faith or a church. (Only Protestants belong to “denominations.”) Both Catholics and Protestants follow the Christian religion.

religion Meaning(s)

  • (n) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
  • (n) an institution to express belief in a divine power

religion in News

  1. Religion News: Report charges 'Catholic McCarthyism' against anti-poverty campaign

    Weekly Religion rail with items on threat to Catholic anti-poverty campaign, Iranians’ feelings about religious political leaders, and a book review.  
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The MetroWest Daily News

  2. "Freedom of Religion" and "Freedom from Religion"

    The "Freedom of Religion" and "Freedom from Religion" are indeed linked to "Freedom of Thought". They are principles associated with the individual liberty - the state of being free. Liberty is the value of an individual to cherish and enjoy various social, political, or economic rights and privileges. -12Petals Media Group
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Payvand Iran News

  3. Observer religion reporter arrested in Raleigh protest

    Charlotte Observer religion reporter Tim Funk was arrested Monday at the General Assembly in Raleigh while covering the Charlotte clergy involved in the legislative protests.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Charlotte Observer

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