Archive for December, 2011

Newsline – 23rd December 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

Cameron is joining the right-wing rush to religion
Why Trevor Phillips owes the NSS an apology
Another council considers prayers
Latest revelations about Catholic child abuse bring promises of stricter laws
Lawmaker withdraws bid to hand over Israeli power production to rabbis

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Newsline – 16th December 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

“Faith schools” plan to up the amount of religion condemned as “brainwashing”
Cameron says he wants to “enhance faith-based education”
Christopher Hitchens dies
Only half of people claiming a religion say that it influences their day-to-day lives
Conflict over oaths in Maltese court
EHF calls for end to religious influence in stem cell research

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Newsline – 9th December 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

NSS argues for an end to council prayers at High Court
More councils re-evaluate prayers at meetings
Reaction to council prayer challenge
Large-scale survey shows religion in rapid decline in Britain
Quarter of the population intend to go to church at Christmas – yeah, right
Scottish regional council spreads the Gospel in schools

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Newsline – 2nd December 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).

Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk

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In this week’s Newsline

  • Gloucester County Council ditches prayers
  • Archbishop pleads for the retention of the bishops’ bench in Lords
  • Secularists criticise supposed EU dialogue with non-believers as biased
  • Secular Charter adopted at NSS AGM
  • Councillor calls on scouts and guides to drop religious requirements
  • Despite denials, Dutch Catholic Church knew of child abuse as early as 1954

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