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Leaps of faith cut no ice with young people, says UK cleric

Leaps of faith cut no ice with young people, says UK cleric

Earlier this month a shot of six Anglican readers, jumping in the air together with the bishop of Hertford, the Rt Rev Michael Beasley, caused some to wonder  whether the Church of England had ditched decorum in a bid to get cool with the kids. If that was the case, then they failed miserably, according […]

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A landslide!

A landslide!

Amnesty UK on the facts about abortion in Ireland before the vote to repeal the 8th amendment (convert all verbs to the past tense): Any woman who has an abortion in Ireland faces up to 14 years in prison. The only case in which a woman is legally allowed to terminate her pregnancy, is when her […]

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Muslims in India riot over ‘blasphemous’ underpants

Muslims in India riot over ‘blasphemous’ underpants

AT least nine people, including five policemen, were injured after violent protests erupted in different areas of Srinagar, India, when news spread through the city that the “sacred” Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem had been printed on underwear. The structure on the garment turned out to be an historic cathedral in Italy. Police said they […]