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Newsline 18 October 2013

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Evangelism in schools – a parent’s perspective

Evangelism in schools – a parent’s perspective

Opinion | Mon, 14 Oct 2013

A first-hand account from a parent on discovering and trying to deal with evangelism in his child's school.

One oath for all

One oath for all

Opinion | Mon, 14 Oct 2013

LSS member Jessica Vautier argues that the proposal for a new oath isn't an attack on Britain's religious heritage. It is an attempt to make the justice system fairer, and for everyone to be treated equally.

New analysis shows very few people in England engage in religious activity

New analysis shows very few people in England engage in religious activity

News | Thu, 17 Oct 2013

A new analysis of a survey undertaken in 2000-1 that looks at the way English people use their time has revealed that religious activity is something that the English are least likely to engage in.

Polish Catholic Church on the spot over paedophile priests and child abuse cover ups

Polish Catholic Church on the spot over paedophile priests and child abuse cover ups

News | Thu, 17 Oct 2013

Polish radio is reporting that a man who, as a child, was abused by a Catholic priest has written to the Pope after the Church refused to entertain a compensation claim.

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NSS Speaks Out

We were quoted in the Guardian's coverage of the NSS initiated exam board investigation which found that the Yesodey Hatorah Jewish faith school had blacked out questions on evolution in science exam papers.

Following on from last week's coverage of our Evangelism in schools report, our campaigns manager Stephen Evans discussed the report's findings with Iain Dale on LBC Radio and on BBC Radio Sheffield. We were also quoted by the BBC in their coverage of the report.

Keith Porteous Wood appeared on BBC Radio Liverpool to discuss the Al-Madinah school controversy and the need to reform RE.

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