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NSS condemns secret plans to build giant Jesus statue on Primrose Hill

NSS condemns secret plans to build giant Jesus statue on Primrose Hill

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 10:46

The National Secular Society has condemned a secret plan for a twenty foot high replica of the Rio de Janeiro statue of Christ the Redeemer near the summit of the iconic London landmark Primrose Hill.

Sikhs can wear daggers at “religion-friendly” Olympic Games

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 13:43

Even though immense security arrangements are being put in place to protect the Olympic Games in London next year, Sikh athletes and spectators have been told that they will be able to wear ceremonial daggers (kirpans) at the Olympic sites.

193 chaplains for Olympic Village

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 15:20

London's Olympic Village will reportedly recruit 193 chaplains from various religions.

Religious leaders on their marks for Olympics

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 15:03

In the hope that they can push religion into the forefront of the Olympic Games inLondon, leaders of nine major religions have visited the site where the games will take place.