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- 18 June 2013
Critics say a 60-year-old practice of segregating faiths for weekly lessons is out of step with modern need for coexistence Jean-Pierre Stroobants ,Guardian Weekly, Friday 14 June 2013 11.08 BST Religious teachings …
- 29 May 2013
Shirley Chaplin, Gary McFarlane and Lillian Ladele lose legal tussle at Strasbourg court over workplace discrimination Photograph: AFP Three British Christians who argued that their beliefs saw them wrongly disciplined by their employers for actions such as refusing to counsel same-sex couples have lost their legal battle at the European Court of human rights.
- 17 May 2013
On the occasion of the 2013 International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) publishes the results of the EU’s largest LGBT hate crime and discrimination online survey ever conducted.
- 13 May 2013
Most Anglicans, Catholics, Jews, Hindus and Sikhs back change in law, but majorities of Muslims and Baptists do not. Large majorities of believers are in favour of legalising assisted dying.
- Ireland : â€ Proposed new legislation wonâ€™t change Irelandâ€™s general ban on abortionâ€ says Prime Minister3 May 2013
(CNN) – Proposed new legislation won’t change Ireland’s general ban on abortion, Prime Minister Enda Kenny said Wednesday, but is about “saving lives” when pregnant women are in danger.
- 24 April 2013
AFP - France’s parliament on Tuesday defied months of protests by approving a bill that would make France the 14th country legalising same-sex marriages.
- 16 April 2013
France’s National Assembly decided Monday to bring forward the final vote on France’s gay marriage bill to April 23, raising the prospect of more mass demonstrations by opponents in the coming days.
- 16 April 2013
The government dismisses criticism of its policies as liberal lies, but attacks on the media, threats to the independence of the central bank and racism suggest otherwise.
- 15 April 2013
The Vatican is urging a rethink of the “mischaracterization” of its relationship with science. The Vatican is hosting a conference on stem cell research,(...)
- 5 April 2013
Pope Francis has directed the Vatican to act decisively on ecclesiastic sex abuse cases and take measures against paedophile priests, saying the Catholic church’s credibility was on the line.