[fund] co-optation by politico-religious and/or conservative forces

Iraq's Christians are picking up the pieces after a series of explosions targeted five churches.
The Vatican has denounced feminism for trying to blur differences between men and women and threatening the institution of families based on a mother and a father.
Antichoice group violates election law with ad in conservative weekly.
Spiritual airwaves flood the Indian sky.
When Britain's Muslim community requested the right to use Islamic law to settle family disputes, the government's refusal was unequivocal.
In the first four years following Nigeria's return to democratic rule in 1999, at least 10,000 people were killed in communal violence across the country, but in recent months, these clashes have been notably less frequent.
The Nigerian authorities have banned a procession by Muslims in the northern city of Kano, after appeals from Christian leaders.
The Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales is urging voters to judge candidates for the local and European elections on their moral stances.
The controversial question of Christianity returned to the EU when seven states, led by Italy, urged the union to recognise a "historical truth" and refer explicitly to the "Christian roots of Europe" in its new constitution.
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