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Catholics lobby for state funded faith schools to select 100% pupils on faith

Should faith schools be able to select up to 100% of pupils based on their faith? The Catholic Education Service (CES) has proposed that the current 50% cap be scrapped.  In September, Theresa May announced a consultative Department for Education (DfE) Green Paper – “Schools that work for everyone”. For Faith Schools, the DfE say they “intend to deliver more good school places, […]

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What is Humanism? How do you live without a God?

What?: Book – What is Humanism? How do you live without a God? by Michael Rosen & Annemarie Young. Who?: Watford Area Humanists When?: Saturday, 4th July 2015, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Where?: Reason Coffee Shop & Bookstore, 116 The Parade, Watford, WD17 1BD, present:

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1 in 10 British Muslims agree: ‘Organisations that publish images of Prophet Mohammad deserve to be attacked’

ComRES Poll of UK Muslims, February 2015 Between 23rd January  and 20th February 2015, 1000 British Muslims were asked by COMRES what they thought about British Society and cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad. The poll asked British Muslims two questions: 1)  ‘Do you agree or disagree with these eight statements about British society…? (Table 5) 2) ‘Do you […]

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Church “has duty” to discuss politics, creationist Bishops say

The established church’s controversial unofficial election manifesto “Who is my neighbour? A Letter from the House of Bishops to the People and Parishes of the Church of England for the General Election 2015”, whether not one agrees with its conclusions, is founded on a false premise:- Followers of Jesus Christ believe that every human being is […]

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Non-religious belief-based marriage: legislation deferred

The government’s long-awaited response, to its consultation on marriage according to the usages of belief organisations, was published this week. A “belief organisation” is:- An organisation whose principal or sole purpose is the advancement of a system of non-religious beliefs which relate to morality or ethics. The response was to defer any legislation, and to […]

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Faith-free Education: Are you a graphic designer?

We intend to produce some posters for our Faith-free Education campaign. We have plenty of ideas of concepts and text, but need some help with the layout and graphic design. If you would be willing and able to help please get in touch.  

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AtheismUK Forum

Your place for your voice! Did you know that we have an active forum where atheists can get together and discuss all things related to active atheism? Feel free to join us, and why not start by telling us how you came to be an atheist.