Secular schools must allow children to pray, says children’s commissioner

Jun 4, 2024 by

by Catherine Pepinster, Religion Media Centre: Secular schools should be as concerned with the pastoral needs of children as faith schools — including providing them with spaces for prayer, says the children’s commissioner. Dame Rachel de...

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Making Men in the Blue Ridge Mountains

May 28, 2024 by

By Jay Thomas, First Things. (Image: Ken Thomas) (Editor’s note: an inspiring new venture in Anglican Schooling in the USA) The gravel road wound through a valley, surrounded on all sides by mountain ridges covered in verdant leaves...

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Shock! Horror! Purity is possible

May 28, 2024 by

By Andy Mullins, Mercator. This week, several Australian Catholic schools cancelled talks by Jason Evert, an American speaker who specialises in presentations preparing young people for loving commitment in relationships and sexual...

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Teachers to be protected from blasphemy complaints in crackdown on intimidating behaviou

May 22, 2024 by

from Religion Media Centre: A government report is recommending new legislation to protect teachers from claims of blasphemy by religious groups. “Protecting our democracy from coercion”, by Lord Walney, says legal guarantees upholding...

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Teachers to get free speech protection from blasphemy claims

May 18, 2024 by

by Matt Dathan, The Times: Push for change after teacher was forced into hiding for showing a satirical cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. Teachers will be given protection from claims of blasphemy by religious groups under proposals set...

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My Campus Riot

May 16, 2024 by

by Stephen Noll, Stephen’s Witness: It has been twenty years to the month that I found myself in the middle of a campus riot. Let me explain. In October 2000, I was installed as the first Vice Chancellor [President] of Uganda...

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