CANTERBURY, England (RNS) In a hard-hitting speech to launch a five-year plan to integrate the country’s 2.8 million Muslims into British society, Cameron said there had been a failure to accommodate people of different faiths in several parts of Britain.
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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Prime Minister David Cameron said he wants to wage a war aimed at making the British public “more intolerant of intolerance.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) A leading British Muslim on Friday rejected Prime Minister David Cameron’s demand that the community do more to thwart the appeal of the Islamic State group’s ideology among young Muslims.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) As chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation, Blair hopes in particular to spread its message to students across the continent during the next two years.
(RNS) Education Secretary Nicky Morgan described the decree as “completely unacceptable in modern Britain.” But pushback has also come from the larger Jewish community.
(RNS) Were the gay marriage amendment to pass, it would be a heavyweight punch to the body of the church that for centuries governed every aspect of life in Ireland.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The plan seeks to provide women with a platform where they can play a larger role in the religious life of their community, a role that would include women leading prayers on Fridays and the introduction of female imams.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “It’s part of a golden tradition, but it shouldn’t be regarded as an old-fashioned thing to do,” said Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner. “No one should think of gay people as being any different in that regard.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Alison White, 58, will become the next bishop of Hull, following closely on the heels of Bishop Libby Lane, who was consecrated in January.