Faith schools: Why is the cap issue so sensitive?

Mar 6, 2018 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: The divisive issue has caused ‘blue on blue’ Tory infighting, and now the former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has lined up with his sometime opponent and prominent atheist Richard Dawkins to go against the Catholic Church and the new...

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Council backs faith school freedom in sex ed

Feb 23, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: The Government has been urged to allow faith schools to teach sex education in accordance with their religious ethos by councillors in a London borough. Barnet Council unanimously backed a motion calling for tolerance to be shown to people of faith. The Government has...

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Lack of good religious education ‘leaves pupils at risk’

Feb 18, 2018 by

By Katherine Sellgren, BBC: Do different religions have separate heavens? Where do morals come from? What is the difference between Jesus in the Bible and in other scriptures? These are just some of the questions the Religious Education Council of England and Wales (REC) says that secondary school...

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A little bit of faith is good for business

Feb 15, 2018 by

by Zaki Cooper, City AM: Alastair Campbell may have once famously said “we don’t do God” but for the chief executive of a modern company, this is no longer an option. Last week, the world of faith and finance came together when the Lord Mayor hosted the annual dinner for archbishops and bishops at...

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400 Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Sign ‘Washington Declaration’ for Religious Tolerance

Feb 8, 2018 by

by Samuel Smith, Christian Post: Over 400 Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders from all over the world affirmed on Wednesday a new declaration calling for the global protection of religious minorities and marginalized communities. The “Washington Declaration” was unveiled after two...

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Thought for today

Jan 30, 2018 by

by Ann Farmer, The Conservative Woman: Trevor Phillips, the former head of the Commission for Racial Equality and its successor body, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, draws attention to the ‘open secret’ among middle-class Londoners who can’t afford private-school fees. They are seeking...

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