Posts Tagged ‘Extremism’

After the vigils and prayers, what next?

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Some people are starting to ask hard questions about what will happen next. Will the nation just “move on”? “We will condemn this horrifying act of violence as extreme and out of the ordinary, we will come together as a nation and hold vigils, and we will try to move on from this tragic incident,” Read more

A third of Brit’s think Jesus was an extremist

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Nearly one in three British people who answered a poll said they thought Jesus was an extremist. In view of this result, Christians say they have growing concerns about government plans to crack down on “non-violent extremism”. Read more Related Posts:Growing militancy in Pakistan parallels growing…US lawmaker says aliens will need to find ‘Salvation…Christchurch imam Read more

Helen Clark says NZ can provide model of religious tolerance

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark says New Zealand can provide a model of religious tolerance for the rest of the world. Miss Clark, who is head of the United Nations Development Programme, said this at the opening of the new Religious Diversity Centre in Wellington last week. She is to be patron of the centre. Read more

Plan for UK religious leader register to counter extremism

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Priests, rabbis, imams and other British religious leaders will be subject to Government-specified training and security checks according to a new proposal. Such religious leaders could also have to enrol in a “national register of faith leaders”, as part of the UK Government’s new counter-extremism strategy. A leaked draft of the strategy from the Home Read more