Archive for October, 2011

Newsline – 28th October 2011

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free).

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In this week’s Newsline

  • Amendments to make worship optional in schools rejected by Peers
  • Sex and relationship education
  • Community school saved from closure by gaining academy status
  • Pope orders inquiry into child sex abuse at West London school
  • Survey shows that US Catholics have their own ideas on what it takes to be a good Catholic
  • UN urged to protect against religious intolerance without restricting free expression
  • Christian demoted for comments about gay marriage on Facebook
  • UN states told they must legalise abortion

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Newsline – 21st October 2011

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free).

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In this week’s Newsline

  • MoD spends £22 million a year on Christian chaplains 
  • Meeting with Education Minister on Collective Worship and Employment 
  • Creationist church remains resolute in pursuit of free school 
  • Muslim and Sikh scout groups represent the worst aspects of multiculturalism 
  • Government consults on removing ‘insulting’ speech from Public Order Act 
  • NSS challenge to free parking for churchgoers forces Council to act 
  • USA passes anti-abortion B ill

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Newsline – 14th October 2011

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free).

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In this week’s Newsline

  • More ‘faith schools’ on their way as Government announce latest wave of free schools 
  • Catholic Church divides religion and politics over gay marriage 
  • We’re all in this together – except the BBC’s religion department 
  • Catholic organisations want to discriminate against women (again) 
  •  Anti-abortionists launch a new campaign 
  • Complaints about Secularists killing Christmas begin 

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Newsline – 7th October 2011

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free).

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In this week’s Newsline

  • Community school enters partnership with Church 
  • NSS challenges Church expansionism into education 
  • Scottish Minister to meet bishop as bigotry row escalates 
  • NSS and BBC blamed for anti-Christian political correctness 
  • Study supporting gay conversion challenged 
  • Churches challenge plans for gay marriage

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N.B. We apologise for the missing audio newsletter for the past 3 weeks.  We had a small problem with our blog audio files which has now been fixed

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