(RNS) Figures from the 2011 census Monday (Sept. 30) show that 37 percent of Scots regard themselves as nonreligious, while 32 percent identified with the Church of Scotland, known as the Kirk.
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(RNS) Canonizing the 300-pound cigar-chomping writer would delight his legion of fans but disappoint Jews who say Chesterton was anti-Semitic.
(RNS) In England, a judge’s decision to require Muslim women to remove a facial covering prompts a national debate on veils, particularly the niqab, which covers all but the eyes.
(RNS) The decision by the Church in Wales to consecrate women bishops means the Church of England will be the last in Britain to admit women as bishops.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Richard Dawkins says other children in his school peer group had been molested by the same teacher but concluded: “I don’t think he did any of us lasting harm.”
(RNS) The study found that religious people in religious cultures reported better psychological adjustment when their income was low.
(RNS) One caller to the TV program asked in Urdu what punishment was due for anyone showing disrespect to the Prophet Muhammad. “We are ready, and should be ready at all times, to kill a blasphemer,” was the response.
(RNS) Irish Catholic politicians and Parliament members who voted for a controversial law that allows abortion under certain circumstances will not be excommunicated or denied Communion, Archbishop Eamon Martin said.