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Newsline 10 July 2015

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Catholic hierarchy stand by while nuns’ orders seek to obstruct justice for their abuse victims

Catholic hierarchy stand by while nuns’ orders seek to obstruct justice for their abuse victims

Opinion | Mon, 06 Jul 2015

Following the failed attempt to obstruct the historic child abuse inquiry in Scotland, Keith Porteous Wood exposes the continuing reluctance of the Catholic Church to face up to and pay for its crimes.

When is a faith school not a faith school?

When is a faith school not a faith school?

Opinion | Wed, 08 Jul 2015

Academisation and the 'grey area' between faith and non-religious schools may allow even more schools to assume a religious character by stealth. To avoid this, we need a much clearer definition of 'faith school', argues Alastair Lichten.

Misrepresenting concerns about Islam won’t make society more cohesive

Misrepresenting concerns about Islam won’t make society more cohesive

Opinion | Wed, 08 Jul 2015

Recent polling found that 56% of Britons think Islam poses a threat to democracy. However this finding has been misrepresented to suggest that British people think Muslims themselves are a "threat".

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