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Birmingham Central Mosque leaders accused of downplaying domestic violence, forced marriage and extremism

Birmingham Central Mosque leaders accused of downplaying domestic violence, forced marriage and extremism

Fri, 05 Feb 2016

Labour MP Khalid Mahmood has called on the embattled trustees of Birmingham Central Mosque to "consider their positions" after the mosque chairman was accused of dismissing concerns about domestic violence.

Christian Concern back parents over accusations adopted son was “held down” at prayer meeting for an exorcism

Christian Concern back parents over accusations adopted son was “held down” at prayer meeting for an exorcism

Fri, 05 Feb 2016

Christian Concern and the Christian Legal Centre are assisting a couple whose adopted sons were removed, after accusations one had been held down at a prayer meeting while people talked in tongues to exorcise a demon.

UN calls on Ireland to recognise needs of non-Christian children in the education system

UN calls on Ireland to recognise needs of non-Christian children in the education system

Thu, 04 Feb 2016

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has criticised Ireland in its periodic review, urging the country to protect the rights of non-religious and non-Christian children and families.

More than half of Americans still “less likely” to support a non-religious presidential candidate

More than half of Americans still “less likely” to support a non-religious presidential candidate

Wed, 03 Feb 2016

A Pew survey conducted in January 2016 has found that most Americans are still put-off by an atheist presidential candidate, with 51% saying they would be less likely to support a non-religious aspirant.