A high court judge has decided that a couple's
Islamic marriage falls within the scope of English matrimonial law.
Ampleforth College, one of the country's top Catholic schools, faces possible closure if it does
not improve standards including the safeguarding of pupils and the rigour of its checks on staff.
The Supreme Court has ruled that judges will no longer need to be consulted when doctors and relatives of patients in a vegetative state agree life-support
treatment should end. A Christian charity has criticised the
ruling. Meanwhile the Board of Deputies of British Jews has said it "will look at the
judges' ruling in detail to understand its full implications".
Staff and parents will seek a judicial
review of a decision to close down a Church of England school in Surrey after the local diocese refused to take it on. Earlier this year the NSS
criticised the church's diocese of
Guildford for refusing to allow Ripley C of E Primary School to join a secular multi-academy trust.
One of America's most prominent Catholic cardinals has resigned after an allegation was
made that he sexually abused a teenage boy almost 50 years ago.
A US-based brewery has withdrawn
a beer label carrying an image of the Hindu deity Ganesha from its website after complaints from a Hindu leader. We reported the fact the same leader had
complained to an Italian brewery over an image of Ganesha last week.
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