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Archbishop says standards in public life must be rediscovered; Calls from Scotland for a windfall tax to help the poorest in society; Catholic leaders speak out against America’s gun laws; Ancient neolithic ritual site discovered in Cornwall
Southern Baptist leaders apologise after damning report on sex abuse; Documents emerge with new evidence of Uyghur persecution; Six convicted for harassing French teenager after “anti Islam” posts; Do robot have souls?
US Southern Baptist Convention covered up abuse to protect its reputation; Same sex marriage allowed in Church of Scotland; mes “will die out this century”; Magic in a tea shop author banned from school for promoting witchcraft
Church of Scotland poised to vote in favour of same sex marriage; Scott Morrison quotes Bible in final speech as Australian PM; Welsh government does not endorse evangelist Franklin Graham’s views; APPG to campaign for women refused a Jewish “get” divorce; Vaisakhi procession finally held in Nottingham
£24.5 million for security at mosques and Islamic schools; Western world “turning its back” on persecution of Christians in Nigeria; Prayer for the Lambeth conference of global Anglicans; Are meditation apps authentically Buddhist?
Media project to change negative narrative around Christianity; Report on RE shows more exam entries but less funding; Muslim women’s rights campaigner appointed to the Lords; Jewish prayer book survived the holocaust restored by “The Repair Shop”
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