Church of Sweden Slammed for Offering Job to Murderer, Mocking Jesus

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Sputniknews - 6/11/17 The Church of Sweden has triggered criticism from its worshippers by offering a job to a former pastor convicted of murder and a meant-to-be-humorous tweet featuring Jesus, which many found offensive. Former pastor Helge Iversen (previously known as Fossmo), who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the solicitation of the murder of his wife in 2004, has been offered work at the ...

In Good Faith: Swedish ‘Christianity Exams’ for Refugees Spark Outrage

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Sputniknews - 17/5/17 Sweden's Migration Board has landed in hot water for its habit of testing religious asylum seekers' knowledge of Christianity by way of quizzes. This practice sent shockwaves through Sweden's mostly secular society and was condemned as "absurd" and "ridiculous." Asylum seekers who converted to Christianity and were seeking asylum due to religious persecution they were facing ...