Tags: Church & State

Bishop wants to withhold communion from Catholic MPs who vote against doctrine

Bishop wants to withhold communion from Catholic MPs who vote against doctrine

Posted: Fri, 21 Mar 2014

The Bishop of Portsmouth, Philip Egan, has said in an interview that Catholic politicians who voted for same-sex marriage should be denied Communion. Read More »

Romanian secularists want an end to state sponsorship of churches

Romanian secularists want an end to state sponsorship of churches

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2013

Twenty-three civic organisations in Romania have asked parliament to end the public financing of religious denominations, saying the money would be better spent on health or education. Read More »

Religious opt-outs make Australia’s anti-discrimination law a “bigot’s charter”

Religious opt-outs make Australia’s anti-discrimination law a “bigot’s charter”

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2013

In a move that has enraged human rights advocates, the Australian government has given religious groups wide-scale opt-outs in proposed new anti-discrimination laws. Read More »