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Tue, 24 Aug 2021
A spoof religion devised to mock creationism has attracted a global following. But what does 'religion' mean anyway?
Tue, 20 Jul 2021
"Not one single residential school was ever built with a playground. But every single residential school had ample space for a cemetery."
Tue, 06 Jul 2021
The history of LGBT rights in the UK has involved persistent struggles against prejudice, entrenched views – and organised religion.
Tue, 22 Jun 2021
A new Catholic primary school is about to be constructed in Peterborough. It will be the first state-funded Catholic school in England for a decade.
Tue, 08 Jun 2021
Satire is "the oxygen of a democracy," according to Caroline Fourest, a French writer, filmmaker, feminist, anti-extremist and former Charlie Hebdo journalist. Free speech, including satire, is a vital part of laïcité or secularism.
Tue, 25 May 2021
What does it mean for a school to be 'C of E'? And how far does the Church of England's influence extend over state-funded education?
Sun, 16 May 2021
The term 'secularism' was coined in 1851. But Britain's tradition of freethinkers, atheists and radicals goes back much further than that.
Thu, 29 Apr 2021
Lloyd Evans was an elder in the Jehovah's Witnesses, before he left the organisation in 2013. He has since been campaigning to expose its workings to the public.
Tue, 13 Apr 2021
A Yorkshire secondary school recently decided to suspend and investigate a teacher for using a cartoon of the prophet Muhammad in an RE lesson on blasphemy, amid protests outside the school gates.
Tue, 30 Mar 2021
A marriage can be forced even if it doesn't involve the threat of physical violence. In some faith communities in Britain, young people's freedom to choose their future spouse can be denied in subtler ways.