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Calls for national debate over collective worship requirement in schools

Calls for national debate over collective worship requirement in schools

Wed, 10 Sep 2014

Renewed calls have been made for a national debate about the requirement on schools to hold acts of collective worship. The calls came during an Education Committee evidence session on extremism in schools.

Secularists query decision to reinstate registrar who refused to conduct same-sex weddings

Secularists query decision to reinstate registrar who refused to conduct same-sex weddings

Tue, 09 Sep 2014

The National Secular Society has criticised a decision by Central Bedfordshire Council to reinstate a Christian registrar who was previously dismissed after refusing to conduct same-sex weddings.

Changes to Germany’s ‘church tax’ prompts exodus

Changes to Germany’s ‘church tax’ prompts exodus

Mon, 08 Sep 2014

Hundreds of thousands of German tax-payers are leaving their officially designated religions to avoid paying a 'church tax' levy on capital gains.

NSS raise concerns over new faith school linked to ‘witch-hunting’ bishop

NSS raise concerns over new faith school linked to ‘witch-hunting’ bishop

Fri, 22 Aug 2014

The National Secular Society has expressed concern that a school linked to a controversial Pentecostal Nigerian 'witch hunter' pastor is set to open in England.