Thousands of people are expected
to call on Theresa May to legislate for marriage equality in Northern Ireland at a protest in Belfast tomorrow.
The Irish prime minister has said he is prepared to consider a debate on ending church
patronage of schools. Meanwhile changes to admission rules, approved this
week, mean schools in Ireland will no longer be able to use religion as a criterion for prioritising entry from 2019.
The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has heard that a child leapt to her
death after being "battered" by a nun at a Catholic children's home. It's also heard that a former resident at the same home was raped by a priest and repeatedly abused by a nun.
More than 3,500 reports of forced marriage were made to police
over a three-year period, according to the Guardian.
Denmark has become the latest country to introduce a ban on wearing garments
which hide the face in public.
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