Observatorio del Pluralismo Religioso en España
Issue Number 30 · March 2019 Previous newsletters · Forward · Share:
imagen del destacado We highlight the celebration of the Conference

We highlight the celebration of the Conference "Constitution and Religious Diversity"

The Conference was inaugurated by the Minister of Justice, Dolores Delgado, and its celebration was part of the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Constitution. Here you can see a video that with testimonies that give an account of the scope that religious freedom had in Spanish society:
Video "Constitution and religious diversity"

Renewal of the Religious Liberty Advisory Commission

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On March 19, the BOE published the Ministerial Order for the renewal of the Religious Freedom Advisory Commission after the finish of its four-year mandate.

Report on incidents related to hate crimes 2017

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"Religious beliefs or practices" are among the reasons that registered the highest number of incidents in 2017, with a variation of 119.1% compared to the previous year.

Draft Law of the Basque Government

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The Basque Government includes in its annual normative Plan 2019 a Draft Law of places, and centers of worship and religious diversity of the Basque Country.

Project to amend the Decree that regulates the mortuary health police in Castilla y León

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The Junta de Castilla y León has begun the procedures for the modification of Decree 16/2005, of February 10. Among the planned modifications, it contemplates the adequacy of the requirements for inhumations for confessional reasons.

The Manual for the Police Management of Religious Diversity of the Madrid Police is recognized as a good practice

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The VII edition of the "Daniel Wagman" awards has recognized the Diversity Management Unit of the Police of Madrid in the category of good practices for the Manual for the Police Management of Religious Diversity, in which the Pluralism and Conviviality Foundation took part.

The City Council of Valladolid includes the management of religious diversity in its Intercultural Citizen Coexistence Plan (2019-2023)

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The Plan contemplates the promotion of attitudes of respect for religious diversity, involving the representatives of religious communities in the shared management of religious diversity, and proposes six specific actions that include dialogue, participation, institutional representation, the promotion of dialogue activities, the use of municipal spaces and facilities and the accommodation of religious diversity in funeral services.

Exhibition on the "History of Religions" in the City of Malaga

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Organized as part of the commemorative events of the Week of Interreligious Harmony of the UN, it was the first joint act developed by the Forum of Religious Pluralism of the city. The visitors could get to know the history of religions through various information panels, a video with temples of different religions and a sample of books and representative elements of each confession.

The Plenary Session of the City Council of Cordoba signs an Institutional Declaration on the Evangelical Church

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The Declaration describes the continued presence of the Evangelical Church in Córdoba during the last 150 years and recognizes its trajectory, enriching the diversity of the city and strengthening the networks of mutual support with people in need.

Update of the Guide of places of worship

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We have carried out a normative update of the text published in 2011 as a tool to support the urban management of places of worship. The document has been reviewed by Juli Ponce Solé, Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Barcelona.

Launching of the projects financed through our Line 3 of Aids

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Several of these projects are aimed at improving the public management of religious diversity: "Religious diversity and positive neighborhood construction" (IntermediAccion), "Religious coexistence in the autonomous communities: legal issues" (IMDEE), "Awareness about the religious diversity in Fuenlabrada "(City of Fuenlabrada) ... Get to know all the projects financed.

Agenda

Publicaciones

Portada de FRANCISCA PÉREZ-MADRID, Francisca (2018): Derecho de asilo y libertad religiosa, Cizur Menor, Thomson-Reuters-Aranzadi. Author of the review: Juan José Guardia Hernández. FRANCISCA PÉREZ-MADRID, Francisca (2018): Derecho de asilo y libertad religiosa, Cizur Menor, Thomson-Reuters-Aranzadi. Author of the review: Juan José Guardia Hernández.
Portada de GONZÁLEZ VARAS IBÁÑEZ, Alejandro (2018): La enseñanza de la religión en Europa, Madrid, Digital Reasons. Author of the review: Enrique Herrera Ceballos. GONZÁLEZ VARAS IBÁÑEZ, Alejandro (2018): La enseñanza de la religión en Europa, Madrid, Digital Reasons. Author of the review: Enrique Herrera Ceballos.