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Posts Tagged: Faith and community
I personally don’t care if someone burns a copy of the Quran, provided they bought it and do so without creating a fire or smoke hazard. But it is illegal in the UK.
Daniel Coughlan: Thirty years on from Thatcher’s ‘Sermon on the Mound’, faith is sadly excluded from public discourse
She spoke unashamedly of her religious beliefs, in a way that would sound shocking in today’s impoverished political culture.
The controversy over lifting the cap on new faith schools is not confined to Catholic ones. Hinds has a knotty problem to untangle.
Over time, proposals have either been denounced as politically correct nonsense, or embraced with an enthusiastic “me, too”-ism. Neither approach is exactly rigorous.
The far Left offer as much vitriol to Christians as to Conservatives.
A key problem for Farron’s party is that Labour is competitive among young people – many of whom have not forgiven it for tuition fees.
That the pursuit of Farron was legitimate doesn’t mean that they, or anyone else, should feel happy about it – or the bigger trends of which it was part.
It is not so much like a parent or a nanny as a brother. Not Big Brother, to be sure, but Little Brother – to be treated both with sibling rivalry and understated love.
But her decision and other recent ones also raise the question of whether Ministers really hold sway in their own departments.
The wit and wisdom of Nick Timothy. 11) The laws that govern faith schools discriminate against Catholics
“The rule should be replaced by a legal duty on faith schools to ensure that their pupils mix with children of other backgrounds.”
Interview. Crabb on his “party and national unity candidacy”. And why we need a One Nation Government that gets on with Brexit.
“I think that I’m somebody with a strong grasp of some of the social and economic divisions in our country and with a sense of direction for the future.”
The Government’s admissions rule for faith-designated free schools is effectively discriminatory against Roman Catholics.
He’s certainly not a racist nor predominately a progressive – but, rather, almost laboratory-standard evidence of the Tory hunger for office.
Britain in 2015 is increasingly characterised by a creeping intolerance towards Christianity and religion which we should be deeply concerned about.