Tag Archives: Ben Cavanagh

Chaplaincy ‘Wars’ and Other News

It is not an unusual occurrence for religious statistics to be debated and contested, but those relating to hospital chaplaincy seem to be especially prone to feature in public rows. Two competing pictures of what is happening to the number … Continue reading

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Dimensions of Religious Prejudice

Two reports have been published in the last couple of days which shed light on the scale of religious prejudice in contemporary society: Religious discrimination in the European Union Discrimination on the grounds of religion or beliefs is perceived as … Continue reading

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Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland, 2010-11

The Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament is meeting next Tuesday to consider Stage 2 amendments to the (relatively controversial) Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Bill, nicknamed the ‘Football Act’, which will give Scottish police more powers … Continue reading

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