Civil confirmation in Iceland

Civil confirmation is a secular alternative to religious confirmation. The Icelandic civil confirmation program consists of an 11 week educational program and ceremony for teenagers aged 13-14. At the end…

Life stances and religious views of Icelanders

The survey results indicate that secular philosophies of life are rapidly gaining ground in Iceland. The status of the Icelandic Evangelical Lutheran state church has probably never been weaker and fewer and fewer Icelanders are in favor of government involvement in religion or belief. The complete results of the survey are posted (in Icelandic) at the bottom of this page.

Blasphemy Law Abolished in Iceland!

Iceland's parliament agreed today to abolish the blasphemy provision of the Criminal Code. The Pirate Party’s parliamentarians submitted the proposal in January, which received broad support from all other political…

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