Religion: Although 64% of Swedes belong to the Church of Sweden, only 29% actually claim to be religious. Compared to the 59% of people globally that say they're religious, Sweden ranks as one of the least religious nations in the world. Because so many Swedes are uncomfortable with religion, almost a third of Swedes opt for a civil wedding over a religious ceremony.

Ten takes on religion in Sweden. Even though Sweden is predominantly secular, religion still plays a ritual and cultural role.

The Missionary Church of Kopimism has one central belief: that it's okay to copy information, in any form.    And now the church of file-sharing has finally succeeded in its bid to be recognized as a religion in Sweden, according to a press release from the group and a report on Torrent Freak that is being widely cited. The new development would mark a turnaround for the group begun by philosophy student Isak Gerson.    The group's two previous requests to be certified as an official…

Pro-Piracy Group Says It's A Recognized Religion

Kopimism – a belief in the sacred right to share files – has been recognized as an official religion in Sweden, at the end of last year.

Kopimism, described as the sacred belief in file sharing, is an official religion in Sweden

Seems slightly sacrilegious, but made me chuckle none-the-less.

File Sharing Is Now an Official Religion In Sweden

Copy and Paste what you will shall be the whole of the law - file sharing religion!

The only thing really impressive to me is that this took place in Ohio.

But what about that Sweden thing? Frickin IKEA back at it with those dining tables and bed frames

Church of @ChurchofScientology Celebrates “Freedom of Religion" for all Faiths    On July 22nd the Scientology Choir, guest singers and members of the local community came together in support of freedom of religion at the Scientology Information Center in Downtown Clearwater. Guests were treated to the 2nd Annual “Night of the Arts for Human Rights" concert, focusing on Human Rights Article 18, “Everyone shall have the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion."    The 22-person…

Church of @ChurchofScientology Celebrates “Freedom of Religion" for all Faiths On July 22nd the Scientology Choir, guest singers and members of the local community came together in support of freedom of religion at the Scientology Information Center in Downtown Clearwater. Guests were treated to the 2nd Annual “Night of the Arts for Human Rights" concert, focusing on Human Rights Article 18, “Everyone shall have the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion." The 22-person…

I wrote something about the case of religion in Sweden!   http://coolatheism.com/the-religious-myth-you-need-religion-to-become-a-good-person/

"Because any country with an atheist majority is a miserable, lawless wasteland. They look pretty miserable.

Women In Sweden Wear Headscarves After Muslim Woman Is Assaulted

Women In Sweden Wear Headscarves After Muslim Woman Is Assaulted

A woman in Sweden claims that she was denied service at a local Somalian-owned shop because she was not wearing an Islamic headscarf saying she felt like she was back in her home country of Iran.

A woman in Sweden claims that she was denied service at a local Somalian-owned shop because she was not wearing an Islamic headscarf saying she felt like she was back in her home country of Iran.

Trollkyrka - a secluded butte-like rock in Tiveden, Sweden, that may have been used as late as the 1800's for heathen rites.

Trollkyrka - a secluded butte-like rock in Tiveden, Sweden, that may have been used as late as the for heathen rites.

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