Thomas Andrew explores the forgotten Christian contributions to our most iconic legal document - Magna Carta
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Increase in murder, as well as rape, torture and discrimination, has led the pope to warn of a ‘form of genocide’ - Guardian
Prisoners who identify as humanist can now get accommodations typically for inmates who believe in a deity - ABC News
David Cameron last week warned against the pernicious isolation that comes with "segregation" in schools - BBC
More than 1200 crosses have been torn down by authorities in two years, sparking protests - Guardian
After anti-Semitic flashpoints, Jews were reported to be leaving France en masse - Daily Beast
Satanic Temple reveals statue following a failed effort to place it near Ten Commandments monument in Oklahoma - Gurdian
In the West Midlands the C of E’s Shared Conversations on sexuality took place last month. Five participants discuss experiences
The latest attempt to change the law on assisted dying has faced opposition from critics from the Church of England - Church Times
Turkish planes have for the first time carried out air strikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria - BBC
Christian who became first female to be sentenced to death under Pakistan's blasphemy law granted hearing by supreme court - Telegraph
BBC looks at religions and abuse claims
"Muslims deserve protection if they reject the justifications for violence found in the Koran" - Times
Asia’s largest Catholic country has mobilised after the pope’s warning to tackle climate change - Guardian
After his speech yesterday on extremism, Cameron was twice asked if he was worried about alienating moderate Muslims - Times
"Behind the PM's self-serving speech about fighting extremist views is an illiberal attack on our freedoms" - New Statesman