Topic 3 Communities overcoming security threats

How can religious communities overcome security threats?

A way to do that is by protecting places of worship. This can be done, according to the European Commission (2020) by:

Observing how accessible the place is to perpetrators

Observing if a place is more vulnerable to attack than others.

Enhancing the security measures.

Coordinating with the authorities and the law system.

An example of taking one of the aforementioned measures in Europe:

The French government promised funding for increased protection of churches, after repeated vandalist attacks on catholic churches (Luxmoore, 2022).

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Apart from protecting places of worship, what other areas would you change in order to overcome threats against religious communities? Please provide a list.

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