Category - equalities

  • 2 Feb 2009
  • 2 Feb 2009

    In a case which tests the boundaries between personal commitment and public service, a Christian nurse has been suspended from duty after offering to pray for an elderly patient in her care.

  • 13 Oct 2008

    Accord, the coalition concerned about the way faith schools currently operate and its impact on society, the new report by the Schools Adjudicator highlights the dangers of discriminatory admission policies and lack of regulation.

  • 8 Sep 2008

    GMTV presenter Lorraine Kelly has said she believes that education for all, rather than schools divided on religious lines, in what Scotland needs to overcome sectarianism and to build lasting community.

  • 4 Sep 2008

    Those who defend discriminatory practices for faith schools are losing the argument on principle, in terms of community cohesion and on the research evidence about standards, says Andrew Copson. Let's open schooling up for all.

  • 1 Sep 2008

    Accord is bringing together Christians who favour a change in policy around faith schools, giving priority to openness and inclusion. Their voices are not always heard in the polarised debate about schooling which Acord wishes to redirect in a more positive direction.

  • 1 Sep 2008

    Christians should be working for non-discrimination in faith schools because the Gospel is a message of sacrificial love not selfishness, says Simon Barrow. The Accord coalition's proposed reforms offer a constructive way forward.

  • 30 Aug 2008
  • 30 Aug 2008

    The government is being urged to reform faith schools to ensure they cannot discriminate against pupils and teachers on religious grounds and to give a clear commitment to inclusive, community-wide education for all Britain's pupils.

  • 10 Jul 2008

    The Methodist Conference has received a major report challenging the Church to eliminate discrimination in an increasingly diverse Christian community.