Police across the country recorded 159 hate crimes targeted at Muslims, up from 45 in 2012, representing an increase of 253 per cent. In just one year, between 2014 and 2015, that number increased by 59 per cent: from 99 in 2014 to 159 the following year.
Pope Francis greets faithfuls as he arrives to lead a Holy Mass at Freedom Square in Tallinn, Estonia September 25, 2018.
The Religious-Freedom Revolution
As the world has turned its attention to addressing the coronavirus, a slow but persistent revolution is underway in an area of policy that usually has flown under almost everyone's radar. That issue is international religious freedom.