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Newsline 22 January 2016

Thank you to our members and supporters for the nominations we received for Secularist of the Year 2016. We are very excited for the event – to be held in central London – and for the chance to celebrate those who have advanced the cause of secularism in the past year. Don't forget to buy your ticket. There is a discounted price for our members – so join the NSS today.

Welby praises “most orthodox” bishops since WW2 as UK gives up on the church

Welby praises “most orthodox” bishops since WW2 as UK gives up on the church

Opinion | Thu, 21 Jan 2016

As the UK undergoes a "revolutionary generational change" away from religion the Archbishop of Canterbury has boasted that the Church's Bishops in the House of Lords are the "most orthodox since WW2".

David Cameron is right to raise the integration of Muslim women

David Cameron is right to raise the integration of Muslim women

Opinion | Mon, 18 Jan 2016

The hysterical response to David Cameron's proposals to help the most disadvantaged Muslim women learn English and improve their lot in life will do far more to alienate British Muslims than anything he has actually said.

NSS Speaks Out

NSS executive director Keith Porteous Wood appeared on Sky News and BBC Tees this week discussing whether Britain was a Christian country. He was quoted in the Argus on the bishop Peter Ball case. Campaigns manager Stephen Evans discussed faith schools with BBC Radio Devon and was quoted in East London Lines on a Jewish faith school that was ordered to close.

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