The Humanistisk Ungdom, the youth branch of the Human-Etisk Forbund, is even more outspoken about euthanasia than its parent organisation. They launched a campaign called "Let Me Die!"
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After a long time and political debate, the Norwegian government seems to have enough support for a ban on conversion therapy for homosexuals.
For years, the number of baptisms declined in the community of Jehovah's Witnesses worldwide. Now, the tide has changed. In total, the number has grown by 85 per cent this year.
Thousands of Norwegians take part in torchlight processions for persecuted Christians. In Molde, on the west coast of the country, there was a record turnout despite the cold and autumn darkness, a report from the Christian Press Agency shows.
Will there still be room for priests with a traditional view on marriage and sexuality in the future? Theology students from NLA College in Bergen seriously worry about their future.
When a team of Norwegian ministries launched a new website on sexuality, it did not take long before it stirred debate among its national church. “It hurts more than it builds up.”
The Norwegian Education Minister withdraws the cuts in the grants for free schools. She calls for a review after it was discovered that the schools were not informed correctly. But private schools are not reassured.
In a diverse city where people believe in a diversity of things, it is nice to mark holidays, says Oslo city councillor Eirik Lae Solberg. Therefore, he pleads for Ramadan decorations to celebrate the Islamic holiday next to the existing Christian ones.
A new calculation method by the Norwegian government for subsidies would put Christian schools in financial trouble, was the news for a few weeks. Now, it appears the government did not adequately inform the schools.
Private schools in Norway presented a petition to the Minister of Education. They do so in protest against the announced changes in subsidies.