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Secularists call for an end to Chancel Repair Liability in Lords debate

Secularists call for an end to Chancel Repair Liability in Lords debate

Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Secularists made a strong case for abolishing Chancel Repair Liability (CRL) in a debate in the House of Lords, and described CRL as a "medieval anomaly."

Christian doctor performed exorcism on patient, tribunal told

Christian doctor performed exorcism on patient, tribunal told

Wed, 21 Jan 2015

A Christian GP took a mentally ill patient to his church to perform an exorcism, and told her she would be cursed if she reported him, a medical tribunal has heard.

Study finds women are far more likely to be religious than men

Study finds women are far more likely to be religious than men

Wed, 21 Jan 2015

A study of 9,000 Britons has found that women are far more likely than men to believe in God and in an afterlife.

BBC Trust upholds NSS complaint over conflation of race and religion

BBC Trust upholds NSS complaint over conflation of race and religion

Tue, 20 Jan 2015

The NSS has welcomed a ruling from the BBC Trust, upholding a complaint over how the BBC framed a story about the allocation of places at a Sikh faith school as a 'race issue.'